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One of the leading pharmaceutical companies of Bangladesh is Incepta Pharmaceuticals Ltd. It was established in the year 1999 with producing ranitdine firstly. The company is located at Savar, Dhaka; and its main office is situated in Shahid Tajuddin Ahmed Sarani, Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka; Bangladesh.
It produces different types of drug dosage forms such as tablets, capsules, oral liquids, injectables, and nasal sprays. The special types of value added high technology products of this company include sustained-release tablets, quick-dissolving oral tablets, and barrier-coated delayed-release tablets. For the development of new advanced dosage forms for various drugs and devices like poorly soluble drugs, dry powder inhaler, coated pellets, taste masked preparation, etc, the company established highly modern research and development laboratory.
The company consists of 13 depots of its own all over the country through which it is virtually covered all the corners of the country by distributing its products smoothly and timely. The company has very innovative plan to become a most renowned pharmaceutical company in the world by improving research based dosage form manufacturing within a very short period.
The research and development department for various dosage forms has been very well developed. It wants to bring newer products through research hitherto unknown in this country. Such activities will not only benefit the company but also the whole pharmaceutical sector of Bangladesh.
The company is expanding its hand towards the fast changing world and tends to capture the world economic market. The company sells its products in Bangladesh and plans to begin exporting to both developed and developing countries around the world. by exporting in 19 countries, Incepta is not only bringing fame for the country, but also contributing remarkably in the development of national economy by earning foreign remittance.
On January 11, 2010, Incepta Pharmaceuticals Ltd. has been accredited by European GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) that established a new era in exporting pharmaceutical products. It will allow the company to export its products in all the countries of European Union and this certification is first ever for any local company. Besides, it also received the ‘Enterprise of the Year 2004’ award.
In these way, Incepta Pharmaceuticals Ltd. plays a vital role in the development of the economy of Bangladesh. Every year a large amount of foreign currency is gained by this country. If Bangladesh gets such more companies like Incepta, the country will be economically very strong within a short period.
Report made by Syed Masudur Rahman & Fahad Hussain, Pharma Journalists; PharmaMirror.com.