Laboratorios Vargas: A Pillar in the Venezuelan Pharmaceutical Industry
68 Years of Pharmaceutical Expertise
Laboratorios Vargas, a renowned subsidiary of Grupo Vargas, has been a stalwart in the pharmaceutical industry for nearly seven decades. The company’s commitment to producing cost-effective medications, which are 50% cheaper than rival offerings, has solidified its position as a trusted provider. The company’s modus operandi is hinged on guaranteeing treatment for patients, with a relentless focus on product quality and the welfare of Venezuelans.
A Broad Portfolio of Medicines
According to Annie Medina, a medical representative, the company boasts a broad portfolio of 80 products. These range from acetaminophen and loperamide for chronic diarrhea to antidepressants, diabetes treatments, and pain management medication such as Lumbax. The portfolio includes Ketazol, a versatile antifungal product available in various forms, such as shampoo, cream, and now in suppository form.
Supplementing Health with Vitamins
Besides therapeutic medicines, Laboratorios Vargas also produces a vitamin supplement named Henovic. This supplement contains a higher quantity of Vitamin D, designed to treat nutritional diseases and support children’s growth. Another notable product is a generic 100 mg losartan, high in demand and manufactured at the Quinta Crespo plant.
Accessible Packaging and Distribution
To cater to the needs of various patients, the company offers different packaging options. These range from 10-tablet packs for those unable to afford a full treatment to 30-pill packs. Laboratorios Vargas’ products are available in any pharmacy, and the Army pharmacy in Catia la Mar keeps a large stock to ensure the availability of affordable medication for patients.
Active Participation in Health Prevention Campaigns
Laboratorios Vargas is a regular participant in pediatric, internal medicine, and metabolic disease prevention events in La Guaira and Caracas. The company facilitates free access for doctors to patients, ensuring specialized care with the guaranteed quality of Grupo Vargas, Laboratorios Vargas, and Zuor Farma’s generic products.
Employment and Outreach
The Quinta Crespo plant provides employment to over a thousand people, in addition to medical representatives scattered across the country. In Caracas alone, they have eight representatives serving both pharmacies and doctors. The company maintains a robust online presence, with various social media platforms for contact and queries.
A Pillar in the Venezuelan Pharmaceutical Industry
In summary, Laboratorios Vargas has emerged as a significant player in the Venezuelan pharmaceutical industry. By offering a wide range of affordable, high-quality products, it ensures the availability of crucial medications for all Venezuelans. The company actively participates in health prevention campaigns and provides employment to a large number of people, making it a pillar in the industry.
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