A specialty

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 flagship OTC brand is TheraTears® Therapy for Your Eyes®, which is a family of therapeutic eye care products including dry eye therapy lubricating eye drops, antimicrobial eyelid cleanser and eye nutrition supplements.

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 patientsā€™ lives through the quality, availability and affordability of our products.


10/01/20 Akorn Successfully Completes Sale to Lenders and Exits Chapter 11 Protection
06/22/20 Akorn Animal Health Announces Launch of Neomycin and Polymyxin B Sulfates, and Bacitracin Zinc Ophthalmic Ointment
10/14/19 Akorn Receives FDA Approval for Betamethasone Dipropionate Lotion USP (Augmented), 0.05%
08/26/19 Akorn Receives FDA Approval for Azelastine Hydrochloride Nasal Spray, 0.15%
03/26/20 Akorn COVID-19 Statement

featured products Featured Products

featured products

(gentamicin sulfate ophthalmic ointment, USP)

featured products

Mycophenolate Mofetil
Injection, USP

featured products

Lidocaine Hydrochloride
Jelly, USP

featured products

Loteprednol Etabonate
Ophthalmic Suspension