Meda AB

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MEDA AB is a Swedish pharmaceutical company that focuses on "marketing and market-adapted product development". Through their purchase of Medpointe, they own the pharmaceutical products of Carter-Wallace, now marketed under the name Wallace Pharmaceuticals.[1][2]

In 2008 the company bought branches in Western and Eastern Europe from Valeant Pharmaceuticals for $392 Million. [3]


  1. ^ "Carter-Wallace". Encyclopedia of New Jersey. Retrieved 2011-09-26. "Wallace Pharmaceuticals became MedPointe's prescription pharmaceuticals division. ..." 
  2. ^ "About Us". Wallace Pharmaceuticals. Retrieved 2011-09-26. "September 2001 brought the biggest change to the Carter-Wallace business in more than one-hundred years when the pharmaceutical and diagnostics businesses of Carter-Wallace, Inc. was sold to MedPointe Capital Partners, backed by private equity firms The Carlyle Group and The Cypress Group in a cash deal valued at approximately $408 million. In the deal, MedPointe acquired Wallace Laboratories, Carter-Wallace's pharmaceutical arm, and Wampole Laboratories, its diagnostics unit, as well as the rights to the Carter-Wallace name." 
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