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Top 10 Best Pharmaceutical Companies In Nigeria

Nigerian pharmacists and health practitioners are some best health experts on the African continent and the world in general. Nigeria is also has a lot of pharmaceutical firms in the country and these firms are known to compete with other top health companies in the world in terms of medical research.

Pharmaceutical Companies in Nigeria
Best Pharmaceutical Companies in Nigeria

In this article, we shall be giving you a list (in no particular order) of the best pharmaceutical companies in Nigeria right now. These companies are the best you can find in the country any day and anytime and are regulated by health agencies in the country.

Without wasting more time, let’s begin our discussion.

10 Best Pharmaceutical Companies in Nigeria Right Now

1) Mopson Pharmaceutical Limited

  • Address – 47, Osolo Way, Ajao Estate, Isolo, P.O. Box 491, Yaba, Lagos.
  • Phone – +2348022900833
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Mopson Pharmaceutical Limited is a certified limited liability company incorporated under the Nigerian Companies act and it has been operating in Nigeria since the year 1977.

This pharmaceutical company is owned and managed by Dr. Michael Oyebanjo Paul. Mopson Pharmaceuticals’ mission statement is to provide affordable, high-quality, essential pharmaceutical products and services that meet customers’ expectations, thus, ensuring their satisfaction.

They’re also the preferred supplier of most of the pharmaceutical requirements of government institutions like Government Hospitals, University Teaching Hospitals, industrial clinics, private hospitals, and clinics in Nigeria.

2) Emzor Pharmaceutical Industrial Limited

  • Address – 10, Kolawole Shonibare Street, Ajao Estate, Isolo-Lagos
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Emzor Pharmaceuticals is one of the leading pharmaceutical companies in Nigeria right now. This company was founded in 1984 as a retail chemist’s shop and it has grown to become one of the most respected Pharmaceutical companies in Nigeria.

Right now, Emzor manufactures over 140 high-quality pharmaceutical products and medical consumables including analgesics, vitamins, haematinics, antimalarials, antitussives, antibiotics, anti-anthelmintics, anti-histamine, antacid, and cardio-protective drugs.

3) Swiss Pharma Nigeria Limited

  • Address – 5, Dopemu Road, New Abeokuta Expressway
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Swiss Pharma is another leading medical oriented company and one of the best pharmaceutical companies in Nigeria right now. It manufactures pharmaceutical products, markets, and distributes these products to meet international standards.

4) May & Baker Nigeria Plc

  • Address – 1, May & Baker Avenue, off Idiroko Road, Ota, Ogun State
  • Phone – +234(1) 21212901
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This popular Nigerian Pharmaceutical company known as May & Baker Nigeria Plc was founded on September 4, 1944, as Nigeria’s first pharmaceutical company. It also has its origin in England, the United Kingdom wherein 1834, three chemists founded Grimwade, May & Pickett.

Right now, May & Baker Nigeria PLC is one of the best Pharmaceutical companies in Nigeria. This company has its head office at 3/5 Sapara Street, Industrial Estate, Ikeja, Lagos alongside other branches spread across many parts of Nigeria.

5) Fidson Healthcare

  • Address – 268, Ikorodu Road, Obanikoro P.O. Box 7210, Shomolu, Lagos
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Fidson Healthcare Plc is a leading pharmaceutical manufacturing company in Nigeria which was founded in 1995. This company currently has 150 Medical Reps, 4 Warehouses, 4 Corporate Offices, 2 Factories, and 1head office all located within the shore of Nigeria.

Innovation, Excellence, Passion, Integrity, and Ownership are five core values that form the foundation on which Fidison was built. This has earned them the respect and recognition of their strongest competitors in the Nigerian pharmaceutical industry.

The wide range of pharmaceutical products offered by Fidson healthcare includes chemotherapy, analgesics, nutraceuticals, psychiatry, haematinics, anti-diabetics, and cardiovascular products.

6) Chemiron International Limited

  • Address – Plot 12, Block B, Metal Box Road, Off Acme Road, Ogba- Ikeja, Lagos
  • Phone – +234 (0) 1-2219899, +234-802-497-4774
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Chermiron International is another leading company in the Nigerian pharmaceutical industry. Chemirion International Limited was formerly known as Chemech Laboratories Nigeria Limited and was established in 1987.

Their commitment and business are simply to provide a medium of healthcare, which is quite simply, superior in quality and delivers real health value to Nigerians. Their products include nutritional healthcare supplements, Blood nourishing tonics, and blood nourishing capsules.

7) GlaxoSmithKline Nigeria Limited

  • Address – 1, Industrial Avenue, Ilupeju, P.M.B 21218 Ikeja, Lagos
  • Phone – +234 1 2711 000, +234 800 225 5475
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GlaxoSmithKline is one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies with a quite noticeable presence in Nigeria. With a goal is to be one of the world’s most innovative, best performing, and trusted healthcare companies we believe GSK has already achieved that goal.

GSK is committed to improving the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better, and live longer. They deal with prescription medicines, Sensodyne, Panadol, vaccines, and consumer healthcare products.

8) Olex Pharmaceuticals Limited

Olex Pharmaceuticals is also one of the leading pharmaceutical companies in Nigeria right now. They have gained many years of experience over time in the sales of pharmaceutical products in the country.

They are major distributors and wholesalers of quality pharmacy products and they also have links with a lot of manufacturers of quality drugs.

9) Zolon Healthcare

Zolon Healthcare limited is a popular Nigerian pharmaceutical company that specializes in drug production. It is one of Nigeria’s leading manufacturing companies with a lot of partners outside the country.

Companies that are partners with Zolon Healthcare include Svizzera of Netherlands, Panacea Biotec, Lincoln Pharma, Torrents Pharma, Hanmi Pharma (South Korea), Gujarat Liqui Pharmacaps Pvt, Emzor Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, Eckhart Corporation (USA).

Products produced by this company include popular drugs such as Emvite Super and Osteoarthritis.

10) New Heights Pharmaceutical Limited

  • Address – 3A, Olaide Benson Street, Off Maryland Lagos
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  • Phone – +234 805 024 4554, 01 893 7585.
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New Heights Pharmaceutical is an indigenous healthcare company that is managed by pharmacists and other healthcare professionals with over 20 years of experience in marketing, wholesale, and distribution of quality healthcare products and services in Nigeria.

This company delivers quality pharmaceuticals and medical devices to pharmacies, hospitals, and other healthcare institutions across Nigeria. Products manufactured by this company include efamol ranges, vitamins, and other health supplements.

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