Description: Johnson & Johnson
Johnson & Johnson engages in the research and development, manufacture, and sale of various products in the health care field worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Consumer, Pharmaceutical, and Medical Devices and Diagnostics. The Consumer segment provides products used in baby care, skin care, oral care, wound care, and womenÂ’s health care fields, as well as nutritional, over-the-counter pharmaceutical products, and wellness and prevention platforms under the names JOHNSONÂ’S, AVEENO, CLEAN & CLEAR, JOHNSONÂ’S Adult, NEUTROGENA, RoC, LUBRIDERM, Dabao, Vendome, LISTERINE, REACH, BAND-AID, PURELL, CAREFREE, STAYFREE, SPLENDA, TYLENOL, SUDAFED, ZYRTEC, MOTRIN IB, and PEPCID AC. The Pharmaceutical segment offers products in various therapeutic areas, such as anti-infective, antipsychotic, cardiovascular, contraceptive, dermatology, gastrointestinal, immunology, neurology, oncology, urology, and virology. Its products include REMICADE, a biologic approved for the treatment of immune mediated inflammatory diseases; PROCRIT, a biotechnology-derived product that stimulates red blood cell production; LEVAQUIN, which is used in the anti-infective field; RISPERDAL CONSTA, a injectable for the treatment of schizophrenia; CONCERTA, a product for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder; ACIPHEX/PARIET, a proton pump inhibitor; DURAGESIC/Fentanyl Transdermal, a treatment for chronic pain; VELCADE for the treatment of multiple myeloma; PREZISTA for treating HIV/AIDS patients; and INVEGA, a atypical antipsychotic. The Medical Devices and Diagnostics segment primarily offers circulatory disease management products; orthopaedic joint reconstruction, spinal care, and sports medicine products; surgical care, aesthetics, and womenÂ’s health products; blood glucose monitoring and insulin delivery products; professional diagnostic products; and disposable contact lenses. The company was founded in 1886 and is based in New Brunswick, New Jersey.