Top global companies by orphan drug revenues 2018

Top pharmaceutical companies by orphan drug revenue worldwide in 2018 (in billion U.S. dollars)

by Matej Mikulic, last edited Jun 4, 2019
Top global companies by orphan drug revenues 2018 This statistic displays the top pharmaceutical companies worldwide based on the revenues generated by orphan drug sales in 2018. During that year, Pfizer was among the world's top companies, totaling 4.5 billion U.S. dollars in orphan drug revenue. Orphan drugs are developed to treat a specific rare medical condition, often called an orphan disease. In many countries, public policy determines the characteristics behind specifying orphan diseases and drugs.
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Top pharmaceutical companies by orphan drug revenue worldwide in 2018 (in billion U.S. dollars)

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Orphan drug revenue in billion U.S. dollars
Celgene12.6
Roche10.3
Novartis10.2
Johnson & Johnson8.4
Amgen7.6
Sanofi5.3
Pfizer4.5
Alexion4.1
Takeda3.8
Bristol-Myers Squibb3.8
AbbVie3.7
Orphan drug revenue in billion U.S. dollars
Celgene12.6
Roche10.3
Novartis10.2
Johnson & Johnson8.4
Amgen7.6
Sanofi5.3
Pfizer4.5
Alexion4.1
Takeda3.8
Bristol-Myers Squibb3.8
AbbVie3.7
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by Matej Mikulic, last edited Jun 4, 2019
This statistic displays the top pharmaceutical companies worldwide based on the revenues generated by orphan drug sales in 2018. During that year, Pfizer was among the world's top companies, totaling 4.5 billion U.S. dollars in orphan drug revenue. Orphan drugs are developed to treat a specific rare medical condition, often called an orphan disease. In many countries, public policy determines the characteristics behind specifying orphan diseases and drugs.
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