Over 50 Years for GI-Health
Tillotts was established in London in the 1950s as a family-owned pharmacy known as J.B. Tillott Ltd Chemists. The business gradually expanded to become a wholesaler and then an importer of pharmaceutical products, in particular gastric ulcer treatments. During the 1960s, after the foundation of Tillotts Laboratories Ltd, Tillotts became the UK market leader in gastric ulcer treatments. The company acquired the worldwide rights to Asacol™ and Colpermin™, two patent-protected products for the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease and irritable bowel syndrome, respectively. Since then, the company has continued to expand in the field of gastrointestinal (GI) diseases and has focused on building its network of affiliates and gastroenterology-focused partners to create a strong, trusted partner in GI-health. In 2015, Tillotts acquired from AstraZeneca the global rights (ex-USA) for Entocort™, a medicinal product indicated for the treatment of Crohn’s disease and, in some markets, ulcerative colitis, that is complementary to Asacol™.
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All trademarks used or mentioned here and in the full history of Tillotts are protected by law. Tillotts Pharma AG’s trademarks include Tillotts®, Asacol™, Octasa®, Fivasa™, Lixacol™, Asacolon™, Colpermin™, VistaPrep™, Entocort™, Entocir™, Entocord™ and Budecol™ and are either registered or applied for in up to 70 countries (transfer of registrations to Tillotts pending in certain countries). The rights to Asacol, including the rights to the trademark, are owned by Tillotts in various countries except for the following: Switzerland, USA, United Kingdom, Canada, Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. The rights to Colpermin, including the rights to the trademark, are owned by Tillotts in various countries except for the following: United Kingdom and Ireland. The rights to Entocort, including the rights to the trademark, are owned by Tillotts in various countries (transfer of market authorisations to Tillotts in process) except for the USA. Simtomax™ is a registered trademark of Augurix SA in Switzerland. Simtomax is distributed by Tillotts in the UK, Ireland, Spain, Germany, Finland, Denmark, Sweden and Norway.