Top 10 pharmaceutical companies worldwide by number of originated drugs in 2018*

Top pharma companies worldwide by number of originated drugs 2018 This statistic shows the top 10 pharmaceutical companies worldwide in 2018, by projected number of originated drugs. For that year, projections said there were 138 such drugs from Swiss-based company Novartis.
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Number of originated drugs
Novartis138
Pfizer126
AstraZeneca117
Johnson & Johnson116
Roche114
GlaxoSmithKline111
Merck & Co.109
Bristol-Myers Squibb96
Takeda96
Eli Lilly84
Number of originated drugs
Novartis138
Pfizer126
AstraZeneca117
Johnson & Johnson116
Roche114
GlaxoSmithKline111
Merck & Co.109
Bristol-Myers Squibb96
Takeda96
Eli Lilly84
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This statistic shows the top 10 pharmaceutical companies worldwide in 2018, by projected number of originated drugs. For that year, projections said there were 138 such drugs from Swiss-based company Novartis.
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Release date
March 2018
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
as of January 2017
Supplementary notes
* Projected as of January 2018

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