GlaxoSmithKline plc engages in the creation, discovery, development, manufacture, and marketing of pharmaceutical products, vaccines, over-the-counter medicines, and health-related consumer products in the United Kingdom, the United States, and internationally. It operates through four segments: Pharmaceuticals, Pharmaceuticals R&D, Vaccines, and Consumer Healthcare.
The company offers pharmaceutical products comprising medicines in the therapeutic areas, such as respiratory, HIV, immuno-inflammation, anti-virals, central nervous system, cardiovascular and urogenital, metabolic, anti-bacterials, and dermatology. It also provides consumer healthcare products in wellness, oral health, nutrition, and skin health categories primarily under the Sensodyne, parodontax, Poligrip, Voltaren, Panadol, Otrivin, and Theraflu brand names.
The company offers its consumer healthcare products in the form of nasal sprays, tablets, syrups, pods, lozenges, gum and trans-dermal patches, caplets, infant syrup drops, gels, effervescents, toothpastes, toothbrushes, mouthwashes, denture adhesives and cleansers, topical creams and non-medicated patches, and malted drinks and foods. It has collaboration agreements with 23andMe; Liquidia Technologies, Inc.; SpringWorks Therapeutics, Inc.; Merck KGaA.; Lyell Immunopharma; CEPI; and Viome, as well as a strategic collaboration agreement with GSK to develop novel adoptive cell therapies targeting multiple cancer indications.
GlaxoSmithKline plc was founded in 1715 and is headquartered in Brentford, the United Kingdom.