Foundation year: 1946

NACE classifier: Manufacture of pharmaceutical preparations

Valid certificates:

EU Good Manufacturing Practice certificates for finished dosage forms and active pharmaceutical ingredients
EU Good Manufactiring Certificate for Pharmaceutical Wholesaler
Russian Certificate of good Manufacturing Practice for finished dosage forms
ISO 9001 Quality Management System Certificate
ISO 14001 Environmental Mangement Systeme Certificate
ISO 50001 Energy Management Certificate
Successful PMDA and US FDA
Saudi Food and Drug Administration Certificate

“Grindeks” is an international pharmaceutical company focused on research, development, manufacturing and sales of original products, generics and active pharmaceutical ingredients. The Group of “Grindeks” has four subsidiary companies in Latvia, Estonia and Slovakia as well as representative offices in 12 countries.
“Grindeks” specializes in the heart and cardiovascular, CNS, anti-cancer and gastroenterological medication therapeutic groups. A range of products covers a combination of original products Mildronate® (meldonium*) and Ftorafur®, generics, food supplements and active pharmaceutical ingredients.
In 2017 products of the company were exported to 77 countries with export comprising 92.5% of the total turnover.

Main markets

  1. 1. Japan
  2. 2. Kazakhstan
  3. 3. Russia
  4. 4. Ukraine

Target Markets

  1. 1. United States
  2. 2. Japan
  3. 3. Vietnam

In which areas are looking for cooperation

  • Pharmaceutical products
  • Manufacturing of active pharmaceutical ingredients and pharmaceuticals

Products

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URSOGRIX®

URSOGRIX® contains the active pharmaceutical ingredient ursodeoxycholic acid – a natural bile acid found in small quantities in normal human bile. It dissolves cholesterol gallstones, and increases hepatocyte membrane stabilizing and resistance functions during harmful exposure, restores damaged hepatocyte membranes, inhibits the abnormal immune response in the liver at cholestatic liver disease.

OXYTOCIN-GRINDEKS

The product contains oxytocin – a hormone used as a medication to facilitate childbirth, reduce postpartum bleeding and to stimulate lactation. The medicine contracts the smooth muscles in the womb and myoepithelial cells in mammary gland, which ensures secretion of milk from the mammary glands.

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Foundation year: 1946

NACE classifier: Manufacture of pharmaceutical preparations

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In which areas are looking for cooperation

  • Pharmaceutical products
  • Manufacturing of active pharmaceutical ingredients and pharmaceuticals

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Source: Data collected by the Association of Latvian Chemical and Pharmaceutical Entrepreneurs from 2016 to 2020.

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95663676 122437448 n/a n/a n/a

Main markets

  1. 1. Japan
  2. 2. Kazakhstan
  3. 3. Russia
  4. 4. Ukraine

Target Markets

  1. 1. United States
  2. 2. Japan
  3. 3. Vietnam

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GRINDEKS AS

Description about enterprise:

“Grindeks” is an international pharmaceutical company focused on research, development, manufacturing and sales of original products, generics and active pharmaceutical ingredients. The Group of “Grindeks” has four subsidiary companies in Latvia, Estonia and Slovakia as well as representative offices in 12 countries.
“Grindeks” specializes in the heart and cardiovascular, CNS, anti-cancer and gastroenterological medication therapeutic groups. A range of products covers a combination of original products Mildronate® (meldonium*) and Ftorafur®, generics, food supplements and active pharmaceutical ingredients.
In 2017 products of the company were exported to 77 countries with export comprising 92.5% of the total turnover.

Valid certificates:

EU Good Manufacturing Practice certificates for finished dosage forms and active pharmaceutical ingredients
EU Good Manufactiring Certificate for Pharmaceutical Wholesaler
Russian Certificate of good Manufacturing Practice for finished dosage forms
ISO 9001 Quality Management System Certificate
ISO 14001 Environmental Mangement Systeme Certificate
ISO 50001 Energy Management Certificate
Successful PMDA and US FDA
Saudi Food and Drug Administration Certificate

Products

Are you a healthcare specialist?

Yes No

URSOGRIX®

URSOGRIX® contains the active pharmaceutical ingredient ursodeoxycholic acid – a natural bile acid found in small quantities in normal human bile. It dissolves cholesterol gallstones, and increases hepatocyte membrane stabilizing and resistance functions during harmful exposure, restores damaged hepatocyte membranes, inhibits the abnormal immune response in the liver at cholestatic liver disease.

OXYTOCIN-GRINDEKS

The product contains oxytocin – a hormone used as a medication to facilitate childbirth, reduce postpartum bleeding and to stimulate lactation. The medicine contracts the smooth muscles in the womb and myoepithelial cells in mammary gland, which ensures secretion of milk from the mammary glands.