Now more than ever, technology has come to a level of advancements that nothing seems much difficult or impossible. Back in the early times, what seemed to be hard to even consider is now easily possible just with the advanced approach of technology for everyone. One of the major beneficial aspects this advancement in technology has provided us with is the improved medicinal drugs to treat even the impossible of diseases. 

Now it’s no more of an impossible task to treat a disease; whether it’s one that can be treated easily or one that is hard to cope up with or cure. The technological advancements in the world have made such machines that give more ease to make powerful and efficient medical treatments and drugs. Cutting-edge technologies which include AI, Blockchain and robotics are one of the major technologies that are playing their part in being present in the topmost pharmaceutical companies and producing efficient results providing treatments. 

The list of pharmaceutical companies worldwide and its offered services are numerous, as the pharmaceutical market has been leading and increasing more and more with time due to the presence of better and efficient technological equipment. This is a major reason, how many pharma companies have been able to promote more beneficial medicines for healthy lifestyles and gained more and higher sale rates with their most effective drugs, by making use of advanced and improved technologies more efficiently than ever. The major source of the incomes of these pharmaceutical companies that determine the top rankings of the companies depends upon the sale rate of the drugs manufactured by such pharma companies and their performances. This means they’ve been innovating and discovering better products that have proved to more helpful worldwide, all with the help of advanced and improved technological equipment.

According to last year’s sales, the top global or international rankings of pharmaceutical companies are listed below in the Directory of Pharmaceutical companies of the top 10 high sale achieving companies.

Top 10 International Pharmaceutical Companies:

1. Pfizer:

The world’s premium biopharmaceutical company that has been serving as an American multinational pharmaceutical corporation since 1849. And with its amazing and efficient performance in the medical and health sciences field with its efficient products and services that portray healthy lives, it has made its place on the top rank of the best international directory of pharmaceutical companies. This company earned a total of $53.64 billion USD according to its sale rate of 2018. The company was founded in New York City by Charles Pfizer and Charles F. Erhart.

2. Roche:

It is a pioneer healthcare company that has been working on improving lives and healthy lifestyles since it’s foundation in 1896. Roche, a Swiss multinational healthcare company operates and serves worldwide in providing its efficient services and products for a better living. The company has two divisions i.e. Pharmaceuticals and Diagnostics. The holding company of Roche is Roche Holding AG. Other than this, the company was founded by Fritz Hoffmann-La Roche having its headquarters located in Swiss, Switzerland. The total number of employees working for this organization in terms of providing its efficient services worldwide includes a total of 94,442 in 2018.

3. Novartis:

This Switzerland based global healthcare company has also been listed as a top one in the directory of pharmaceutical companies according to the international calculation. The company works forth providing solutions that address the emerging needs of patients and solves them worth its products and services. This company has three total divisions along with the global scale .i.e. pharmaceuticals, generics, and eye care. The Basel, Switzerland based company is known to one of the largest ones in terms of market capitalization and the sale rate, in comparison with the rest of the international pharmaceutical company. The total revenue earning of this company in 2018 was about $51.9 billion USD.

4. Johnson and Johnson:

The well-known and reputed company Johnson & Johnson has been intact in maintaining its quality, innovation, and traditions for almost 130 years now. And yet, it’s still managed to stay on top of many. The medical devices, pharmaceutical and consumer packaged goods developing company was founded in the year 1886. Since then it has been serving on an international scale with its innovative drugs and healthy lifestyle promoting services at a high scale. The company’s total revenue rate in 2018 was 81.58 billion USD.

5. Merck & Co Inc:

Merck has been providing its services of manufacturing medicines and vaccines to fight the most challenging and intrigue diseases worldwide for almost a century now. And more to that, it has successfully served patients worldwide with its efficient treatments and medicines while promoting its purpose of promoting healthy lives. This multinational American pharmaceutical company is known o one of the largest ones in the world. Its headquarters is based in New Jersey, while its total revenue of 2018 was 42.29 billion USD.

6. Sanofi:

This Paris based French multinational pharmaceutical company was listed as the world’s fifth-largest pharma company by prescription sales in 2013. The biopharmaceutical company works forth improving human health and ensuring healthy lives around the world. In 2004, it turned into Sanofi-Aventis as a result of a merger between Aventis and Sanofi-Synthelabo. The revenue rate in 2018 by this company was 34.46 billion EUR.

7. AbbVie:

AbbVie pharmaceuticals work forth combining the advanced science technology and methods with the expertise to make efficient drugs for the discovery of better and curable treatments of complicated disease while promoting a healthier and safer living around the world. This is known to be an American publicly traded biopharmaceutical that has been serving on an international level since 2013. The total revenue earned by this company in 2018 was 32.75 billion USD.

8. GSK:

The GSK global pharma company or GlaxoSmithKline plc is a British multinational pharmaceutical company. The main headquarter of this company is located in Brentford, London. The company was founded in the year 2000 in London, United Kingdom. The total number of employees working under this company (as per calculation in 2017) includes a total of 98,462 employees. While the revenue rate of this company earned in 2018 was a total of $30.82 billion GBP.

9. Amgen:

this American international biopharmaceutical company has its headquarters located in Thousand Oaks, California.  The company was established in California in the year 1980 by George Rathmann and has been reputed as one of the largest independent biotechnological companies in the world. This is due to the efficient and health-promoting innovations and inventions that the company has worked forth developing and providing on a worldwide scale. The total rate of revenue earned by this multinational company in the year 2018 was $23.75 billion USD.

10. Gilead Sciences:

This research-based biopharmaceutical company focuses on the procedure of discovering, developing and commercializing drugs that put forth a better living and cured diseases among patients on a worldwide scale. The primary production focus of this company is antiviral drugs. Such drugs are used in treating HIV, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and influenza, along with Harvoni and Sovaldi. Its headquarters is located in Foster City, California, United States, while the number of employees working along with this organization according to this year’s calculation is a total of 11,000 employees. Although the yearly revenue earned by this biopharmaceutical company in 2018 was about $22.13 billion USD.