Merck are an extremely old company, originating in 1668. Merck started out selling alkaloids and chemicals, and grew throughout the next centuries.
Merck products include prescription drugs that are either developed or in-licensed by Merck.
Their portfolio specialises in diabetes, women’s health, feeding tubes, cardiovascular diseases and cancer. Merck is one of the global market leaders for oral antidiabetics used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.