Abbott labs Laboratories is an American multinational medical devices and health care company with headquarters in Abbott Park, Illinois, United States. The company was founded by Chicago physician Wallace Calvin Abbott in 1888 to formulate known drugs; today, it sells medical devices, diagnostics, branded generic medicines and nutritional products. It split off its research-based pharmaceuticals business into AbbVie in 2013. The firm has also been present in India for over 100 years through its subsidiary Abbott labs India Limited, and it is currently India’s largest healthcare products company.
Among its well-known products across the medical devices, diagnostics, and nutrition product divisions, abbott labs produces Pedialyte, Similac, Ensure, Glucerna, ZonePerfect, FreeStyle Libre, i-STAT and MitraClip.
Abbott labs Products:
Diagnostics products manufactured by Abbott include:
- i-STAT (While intended for a human audience, the point of care analyzers also demonstrate utility for the veterinary profession and are marketed by Abaxis.)
- FreeStyle Libre
Cardiovascular devices manufactured by Abbott Laboratories include:
- Confirm Rx
- Amplatzer Piccolo Occluder
- Gallant ICD
Neuromodulation devices manufactured by Abbott Laboratories include:
- BurstDR Technology
- Proclaim DRG Neurostimulation System
- Infinity Deep Brain Stimulation System