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Somerset Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Division of Mylan NV
www.somersetpharm.com

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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Neurology, Nervous System
  • Alias(es)
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • North America
      • USA
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Mylan NV
  • Senior Management
  • Dana G Barnett, Chmn. & CEO
    Melvin Sharoky, MD, Pres.
  • Contact Info
  • Somerset Pharmaceuticals Inc.
    Phone: (813) 288-0040
    5215 W. Laurel St.
    Tampa, FL 33607
    USA
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