Teva UK Limited is one of the biggest pharmaceutical companies in the UK. Teva estimate that on average every second, of every day, over 200 tablets or capsules supplied by them are taken by patients all around the UK.Teva are working hard to establish themselves as the nation's medicine cabinet.
Teva UK Limited supply medicines to pharmacies and hospitals, from painkillers to antibiotics, and cholesterol reducers to lifesaving injectable medicines to fight cancer. Their specialities are generic medicines, which are usually medicines whose patents have expired; and respiratory medicines, especially inhalers to relieve the symptoms of asthma.
The 70-year history of Teva UK Limited has two consistent themes; their committed focus on generics, respiratory and hospital products; and a determination to grow - our abilities, our products and our service.
Previously known as APS Berk, the company's name and reputation stretch back to the 1930s selling a range of branded and unbranded generics which enabled them to become one of the UK's leading generics manufacturers. In 1996 APS Berk were acquired by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. In 2006 Teva acquired the Ivax Corporation, bringing a wider variety of products and new capabilities in respiratory care.
Teva is among the top 20 pharmaceutical companies in the world, and undoubtedly the biggest in generic products. All the advantages of speed, choice, quality and cost that Teva represents to their many customers across the UK led them to change their name in 2004 to Teva UK Limited, which has helped strengthen their position as the UK's leading generics manufacturer.