About Purdue Pharma

Purdue Pharma L.P. is a privately held pharmaceutical company founded by physicians more than 60 years ago. We are committed to improving patients’ lives in meaningful ways by providing effective therapies along with educational tools that support their proper use. Purdue Pharma is a member company of a global network of independent associated companies which are engaged in the research, development, production, and marketing of prescription and over-the-counter medicines and healthcare products. Distinguished by our pioneering research, products, and medical programs directed toward alleviating pain, Purdue Pharma is an industry leader in pain medication research and abuse-deterrent technology.

We are pursuing a promising pipeline of new medications through internal research & development and strategic industry partnerships. At Purdue Pharma, we embrace our mission to find, develop, and introduce innovative medicines that meet the evolving needs of healthcare professionals, patients, and caregivers.

Our Story

We’re setting a new standard at the new Purdue Pharma. We’ve built an organization that has learned from the past and is focused on the future. Learn more in our new video.


Our History

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We’re setting a new standard at Purdue Pharma, by learning from the past while focusing on the future. Watch here to learn more.

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