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Boehringer Ingelheim, whose headquarters at Ingelheim, Germany is shown here, has formally brought animal health rival Merial into its own animal health business effective Jan. 1. (

Animal pharma firm Merial formally joins Boehringer

Global pharma giants Sanofi and Boehringer Ingelheim have formally sealed their deal to merge Sanofi’s global animal health business, Merial, into Boehringer’s. The two companies last week announced their deal has “successfully closed in most markets” as of Jan. 1. Paris-based Sanofi will get Boehringer’s global consumer health care business plus 4.7 billion euros (C$6.6 […] Read more


Pain and inflammation drug approved for sheep

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boehringer Ingelheim’s Metacam 20 has been approved in Canada for use in the alleviation of pain and inflammation in sheep. This is the first approval for Metacam 20 in sheep worldwide. The approval comes following a joint submission from Boehringer Ingelheim in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand that saw regulatory agencies from each country participate in a […] Read more