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Who We Are

At Akorn, we develop, manufacture and market specialty pharmaceuticals, including prescription, consumer health and animal health products. As an industry leader in branded and generic products in alternate dosage forms such as ophthalmics, injectables, oral liquids, otics, topicals, inhalants and nasal sprays, we focus each day on our mission to improve lives, through the quality, availability and affordability of our products.

With deep roots in both branded and generic ophthalmics, since 1971, Akorn Eye Care has been supporting the eye care community. We are passionately at work in every aspect of eye health - whether anterior or posterior, diagnostic or therapeutic.

Our Akorn Consumer Health division markets a portfolio of over-the-counter (OTC) brands and private-label OTC products.

Our Akorn Animal Health division manufactures and distributes a full line of diagnostic, therapeutic and OTC ophthalmics, as well as specialty niche injectable drugs for the veterinary marketplace.

Our Mission

We are a vibrant pharmaceutical company dedicated to improving patients’ lives through the quality, availability and affordability of our products.


08/16/22 Akorn Announces FDA-approved Generic Cetrorelix Acetate for Injection 0.25 mg
03/09/22 Akorn Announces Completion of the Sale of its Branded Ophthalmic Products to Théa Pharma
05/27/21 Akorn Announces Agreement to Sell its Consumer Health Business to Prestige Consumer Healthcare
05/10/21 Akorn Announces Two Key Executive Appointments
03/26/20 Akorn COVID-19 Statement

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Cyclopentolate Hydrochloride
Ophthalmic Solution, USP

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Mycophenolate Mofetil
Injection, USP

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Loteprednol Etabonate
Ophthalmic Suspension

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BAL in Oil™
(dimercaprol injection, USP)