AstraZeneca plc is one of the biggest pharmaceutical companies in the world. It is a British-Swedish company. AstraZeneca has its-its headquarters stationed at London. According to the reports of drugs sales in 2012, it is the seventh largest pharmaceutical company in the world. This multinational firm functions in hundred countries across the globe. It employs more than 50,000 people. Medimmune is a subsidiary of AsrtaZeneca. By now, it was able to touch the lives of many suffering patients.
AstraZenecaa works chiefly to develop medicines for Cardiovascular and Metabolic disorders, Gastrointestinal and Neuroscience and Infection problems, Autoimmunity Inflammation, and Respiratory upsets and Oncological disorders. The company manufactures medicines for these disorders. The pipeline of the company contains 133 projects, among them 118 are in the clinical stage. For cardiovascular dysfunctions, it markets products like Atacand for the nursing of hypertension and failure of heart due to symptomatic. For hypertension and angina, they market an antagonist of calcium named Plendil. Byetta, Bydureon, Bydureon Pen are some of the company's products for the metabolic range.