Company Description
Sanofi, formerly Sanofi-Aventis, is a global and diversified healthcare company. The Company discovers, develops and distributes therapeutic solutions focused on patients' needs. Sanofi focuses on the field of healthcare with seven growth platforms: diabetes solutions, human vaccines, innovative drugs, rare diseases, consumer healthcare, emerging markets and animal health. As of February 2011, Sanofi portfolio comprised 55 projects in clinical development, of which 13 were in Phase III or had been submitted to the health authorities for approval. Sanofi has a portfolio of prescription drugs, vaccines, generics and consumer healthcare products. Its prescription medicines include Lantus, which is an insulin band. The range of products in the field of diabetes also include Apidra and Amaryl. Its human vaccines for Polio/Pertussis include Pentacel and Pentaxim along with influenza vaccines (Vaxigrip et Fluzone). Its animal health products include Frontline and Heartgard.