Pharmaceuticals or Drugs Company
A pharmaceutical company, or drug company, is a commercial business whose focus is to research, develop, market and/or distribute drugs, most commonly in the context of healthcare. They can deal in generic and/or brand medications. They are subject to a variety of laws and regulations regarding the patenting, testing and marketing of drugs. From its beginning at the start of the 19th Century, the pharmaceutical industry is now one of the most successful and influential, attracting both praise and controversy.