King Pharmaceuticals Inc.

King Pharmaceuticals Inc.

King Pharmaceuticals was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Bristol, Tennessee. King Pharmaceuticals, Inc. research and develops, manufactures, markets, and sells branded prescription pharmaceutical products and animal health products worldwide. The company’s branded prescription pharmaceuticals include neuroscience products, such as Skelaxin, Avinza, and Sonata; hospital products, including Thrombin-JMI and Synercid; acute care products that comprise Bicillin and Intal; and legacy products consisting of Altace, Levoxyl, and Cytomel to general/family practitioners, internal medicine physicians, neurologists, pain specialists, surgeons, and hospitals. Its animal health business focuses on medicated feed additives (MFAs) and water-soluble therapeutics, which are anti-infective products primarily for poultry, cattle, and swine markets.

King Pharmaceuticals Inc. also manufactures and markets pharmaceutical products that are delivered using an auto-injector to commercial and government markets. Its auto-injector products include EpiPen, an auto-injector filled with epinephrine for the treatment of anaphylaxis resulting from severe or allergic reactions to insect stings or bites, foods, drugs, and other allergens, as well as idiopathic or exercise-induced anaphylaxis; the nerve agent antidotes, including AtroPen and ComboPen; and the Antidote Treatment Nerve Agent Auto-injector. King Pharmaceuticals also licenses rights to third-party pharmaceutical companies to manufacture and market adenosine-based products, Adenoscan and Adenocard. Adenoscan is a sterile, intravenous solution of adenosine administered intravenously as an adjunct to imaging agents used in cardiac stress testing of patients. Adenocard is a sterile solution of adenosine administered intravenously in emergency situations to convert certain irregular heart rhythms to normal sinus rhythms. It distributes its branded pharmaceutical products through wholesale pharmaceutical distributors and a sales force.

Contact Details

Office Address

King Pharmaceuticals Inc.
501 Fifth Street
Bristol, TN, USA 37620
Phone: (423) 989-8000
Fax: (423) 274-8677


Chairman & Chief Exec. Officer

Mr. Brian A. Markison

Chief Financial Officer and Principal Accounting Officer

Mr. Joseph Squicciarino

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