Description: Hospira Inc.
Hospira, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical and medication delivery company, develops, manufactures, and markets pharmaceuticals and medication delivery systems in the United States and internationally. It offers generic acute-care and oncology injectables, as well as integrated infusion therapy and medication management systems for hospitals, wholesalers, integrated delivery networks, and alternate site providers, such as clinics, home healthcare providers, and long-term care facilities. The company primarily provides specialty injectable pharmaceutical products that consist of generic injectable pharmaceuticals for analgesia, anesthesia, anti-infective, cardiovascular, and oncology therapeutic areas, as well as Precedex (dexmedetomidine HCl), a proprietary sedative. Its proprietary drug delivery options include Carpuject and iSecure prefilled syringes, Ansyr prefilled needleless emergency syringe systems, First Choice ready-to-use premixed formulations, and the ADD-Vantage System for preparing drug solutions from prepackaged drug powders or concentrates. The company also offers infusion therapy solutions and supplies that include I.V. solutions for general use; and I.V. nutrition products and solutions for the washing and cleansing of wounds or surgical sites. In addition, it provides medication management systems that include electronic drug delivery pumps, safety software, and administration sets that are used to deliver I.V. fluids and medications. Further, the company offers gravity administration sets, formulation development, and injectable and oral drug filling and finishing services. Hospira, Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Lake Forest, Illinois.