Lederle Laboratories is an arm of American Cyanamid, which was bought by Wyeth and later in turn was acquired by Pfizer Ltd. The company Pfizer was founded by Charles Pfizer and Charles F. Erhart in the year of 1849. The headquarters of the company is in New York City, whereas research headquarters in Groton, Connecticut. The Fortune 500 list of largest United States corporations on terms of revenue, Pfizer Inc. ranked 57th.
Lederle Laboratories helps the parent company to manufacture, develop healthcare solutions, and vaccines for various areas like cardiology, endocrinology immunology, neurology, and oncology. The company provides effective medicinal drugs like Lipitor (atorvastatin), used to lower LDL blood cholesterol; Lyrica (pregabalin) for neuropathic pain; Diflucan (fluconazole), Viagra (sildenafil) for erectile dysfunction; and fibromyalgia; Zithromax (azithromycin), an antibiotic; an oral antifungal medication; and Celebrex, an anti-inflammatory drug.
Lederle Laboratories with pfizer ltd. strives to focus on areas like vaccines, internal medicines, inflammation & immunology, rare disease, oncology, and anti-infective. The company offers funds for an external NGOs, and programs that provides education about health condition, health screening, advocacy for disease awareness, and access to care facilities.