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Alpex Pharma is a pharmaceutical company active in Research & Development and Production of ODT (Orally Dispersible Tablet) called also “fast melt” and effervescent tablets. Alpex Pharma has developed a unique proprietary covering ODT technology.

The high production capacity and advanced R&D technologies makes Alpex Pharma to be one of the most important company of the world in the field of fast melt and effervescent tablets.

The company has a state-of-the-art manufacturing and R&D facilities of some 7000 square meters, with separate pharmaceutical and nutritional plant GMP compliant.


  • 1988   The company started in 1988 under the name Aesculapius Pharma.
  • 1992   In 1992 Aesculapius Pharma was acquired by Elan Corporation PLC and since the acquisition heavy investement have been made in R&D (fast melt technology) and manufacturing facility.
  • 1998    The first fast melt nutritional product was commercialised in 1998.
  • 2001    The first fast melt pharmaceutical product was commercialised in 2001.
  • 2004    In 2004, the majority of capital shares of the company was aquired by funds managed by Sanders Morris Harris, USA, and changed the name to Alpex Pharma
  • 2007    Capital increase and entrance of BB Biotech fund in the Alpex’s capital.



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