Grünenthal is a global leader in pain management. Our purpose is to change lives for the better – and innovation is our passion. We are driven to seek effective, life-changing medicines and solutions for patients with severe diseases and high unmet medical needs.
In view of our vision of a world free of pain, Grünenthal strives to provide effective medication to patients worldwide. Therefore, we continuously grow and expand our market presence and product portfolio, and we collaborate with commercial partners and multiple stakeholders from the pain management field and beyond.
At Grünenthal, conducting our business responsibly is a core part of our company’s strategy and culture. As a global leader in pain management, Grünenthal aspires to create a positive impact for society – in our core business and beyond. We are guided by integrity, transparency and the highest ethical standards.
We follow a holistic and solution-agnostic approach to deliver highly effective pain treatments, building our programmes on a firm foundation of human pathophysiology and solid human target validation.
Grünenthal is a global leader in pain management and related diseases. Our purpose is to change lives for the better – and innovation is our passion. We are focusing all of our activities and efforts on moving towards our vision of a world free of pain. Explore our recent stories to see what drives us.
In 2019, Grünenthal entered into a partnership with Mesoblast, a world leader in cellular medicines, to develop the investigational medicine MPC-06-ID, an innovative cell therapy for patients who suffer from chronic low back pain associated with degenerative disc disease, and who have exhausted conservative treatment options.
On Tuesday of last week, Grünenthal initiated a recall of all batches of Palexia® 20 mg/ml oral solution and Palexia® 4 mg/ml oral solution and halted production until further notice due to a bacterial contamination issue. Palexia® tablets are not affected by the contamination and are not being recalled.
As a science-driven company, it is our commitment to provide safe and effective oral contraceptives so that women are in a position to make their own decision and choices about their reproductive health.
Grünenthal considers the outbreak and spread of Covid-19 to be a serious situation and fully recognises its responsibilities related to safeguarding the well-being and safety of our employees, ensuring an uninterrupted supply of our medicines for patients, and supporting communities with curbing the Covid-19 outbreak.
Grünenthal issued notice to the European Commission (EC) and the European Medicines Agency (EMA) to withdraw Zurampic® (lesinurad)1 and Duzallo® (lesinurad and allopurinol, currently not marketed)2 for the treatment of chronic hyperuricaemia in adults with gout, who have not achieved target serum uric acid levels with an adequate dose of a Xanthine Oxidase Inhibitor (XOI) alone, from the market in Europe. Zurampic and Duzallo will not be marketed in Latin America.
The German federal parliament adopted an amendment to the Contergan Foundation Act on 19 June 2020, whereby benefits to thalidomide victims, once granted, cannot be revoked. This includes the thalidomide pension, which is paid by the Contergan Foundation. Only in special cases, such as deliberate deception, is it possible to withdraw benefits.