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HeadquartersPrague, Czech Republic

Zentiva is an international pharmaceutical company focused on developing, manufacturing and marketing modern generic pharmaceutical products.

The Company addresses a wide range of therapeutic areas but has a particular focus on cardiovascular disorders, inflammatory conditions, pain, infections and diseases of the central nervous system and the gastrointestinal and urology fields.

History of Zentiva[edit]

  • The Black eagle, "U černého orla" pharmacy in Prague is purchased by Benjamin and Karel Fragner in 1857.
  • First factory at Dolní Měcholupy in 1930
  • Nationalization by the Czech government in 1946
  • Generic strategy in 1998
  • Acquisition of Leciva Slovakofarma in 2003, the main pharmaceutical company of Slovakia[1]
  • Acquisition of Sicomed SA Bucharest (nowadays Zentiva SA) in 2005, the leading generics company in Romania


  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on April 25, 2012. Retrieved November 12, 2011.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)

External links[edit]

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