The active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) is the foundation of a final drug product, and a key consideration as you consider contract manufacturing.

Choosing an API contract manufacturing partner is one of the big decisions you’ll make before your drug reaches the market, and you need to ensure your API manufacturer can provide the right API at the right strength and quality for your project.

AbbVie Contract Manufacturing offers a wide range of compendia-grade active pharmaceutical ingredients. From fine chemicals to antibiotics, including topical analgesics, lincosamid and marcolid antibiotics, our global network of state-of-the-art facilities can meet your needs at every stage of the development, API manufacturing and scale-up process.

Our experience and capabilities give us one of the most trusted reputations for timely delivery of high quality product in the industry.

Antibiotic API Manufacturing Capabilities

International Nonproprietary Names

Erythromycin Stearate

Compendia: USP, BP
Therapeutic Category: Macrolid antibiotic
CAS number: 643-22-1

Erythromycin Base

Compendia: USP, EP
Therapeutic Category: Macrolid antibiotic
CAS number: 114-07-8

Erythromycin Thiocyanate

Therapeutic Category: Macrolid antibiotic
CAS number: 7704-67-8

Erythromycin Ethylsuccinate

Compendia: USP, EP
Therapeutic Category: Macrolid antibiotic
CAS number: 41342-53-4 / 1264-62-6

Fine Pharmaceutical API Manufacturing Capabilities

International Nonproprietary Names

Biperiden Base

Compendia: USP
Therapeutic Category: Anti-Parkinson’s disease
CAS number: 514-65-8

Divalproex Sodium

Compendia: USP
Therapeutic Category: Bipolar Disorder
CAS number: 99-66-1

Biperiden Hydrochloride

Compendia: EP
Therapeutic Category: Anti-Parkinson’s disease
CAS number: 1235-82-1

Enflurane

Compendia: USP
Therapeutic Category: Local anesthetic
CAS number: 13838-16-9

Cyclosporine

Compendia: USP, EP
Therapeutic Category: Immunosuppressant
CAS number: 59865-13-3