Bayer HealthCare is one of the leading companies in the area of prescription medicines and consumer products. This subgroup researches, develops, manufactures and markets products to improve the health of people and animals.
Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals
The Pharmaceuticals segment supplies prescription products in the fields of General Medicine and Specialty Medicine. In the General Medicine area, we offer cardiovascular medicines to treat high blood pressure and coronary heart disease, others to prevent heart attacks, our anticoagulants, and antihypertensive. This portfolio also includes women’s healthcare products such as contraceptives, and hormone replacement therapies.
Our range of Specialty Medicine products, which are mainly prescribed by specialist physicians, includes the multiple sclerosis drug, drugs for hemophilia A therapy, and drugs to treat certain types of cancer. In the pharmaceuticals market we are among the world’s top 15 companies in terms of sales.
Bayer Consumer Care
A growing number of individuals worldwide select medicines themselves for the prevention or treatment of common ailments, as well as nutritional supplements to support a healthy diet. Many of them place their trust in tried-and-true nonprescription products from Bayer HealthCare's Consumer Care Division. One example is Aspirin, a more than 110-year-old brand that enjoys an unsurpassed level of global familiarity.
The Consumer Care Division specializes in medicines available without a prescription, also known as over-the-counter (OTC) products. We offer products in most OTC categories, such as the pain relievers Aspirin™ and Aleve™ and the dermatology products Canesten™ and Bepanthen™/ Bepanthol™. The product range also includes nutritionals such as Supradyn™, One A Day™, Berocca™ and Redoxon™, antacids such as Talcid™, and cough -and-cold products such as Alka-Seltzer Plus™ and White & Black™. Consumer Care is a leading player in the OTC market and also offers prescription dermatology products. The division’s sales and distribution channels are generally pharmacies, although supermarket chains and other large retailers are also of significance in certain important markets such as the United States.
Bayer Animal Health
Bayer HealthCare Animal Health is one of the world’s leading research-based veterinary medicine companies. We rank among the top five animal health companies in the world, and are a global leader in parasiticides and companion animal products.
We believe that responsible relationships between humans, companion animals, as well as farm animals mean taking care of their health and well-being. This is why we are passionate about supporting the health of animals, as well as the farmers, veterinarians and the families that care for them through our offering of innovative therapies and solutions.
Radiology & Interventional
Medical imaging provides a window into the vast, mysterious terrain of the human body.
It can reveal the health of a beating heart, detect a blockage within the body’s 60,000 miles of vessels and arteries, and illuminate a single nerve. Imaging shows us possibilities. It is what allows us to pinpoint, diagnose and treat.