Drug International Limited was incorporated under the Registrar of Joint Stock Companies in 1974 as a Private Limited Company. The company commenced formulation and production in 1983 and emerged as a pioneer in Bangladesh for adding a state of the art oral solid dosage plant. Since inception, Drug International Limited'’s primary objective has been to meet guidelines provided by major global regulatory bodies such as the World Health Organization Good Manufacturing Practices (WHO cGMP) guidelines.
Drug International Limited was the first company in Bangladesh to formulate medicines in soft capsule form for the purpose of maximizing absorption and retention properties of some particular medicines such as vitamins. Drug International Limited continues to be the leader in the field of soft gelatin capsule manufacturer in Bangladesh to date. Drug International Limited' was also the first company in Bangladesh to produce a soft gelatin capsule vaginal suppository with anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties branded under the name of GYNOMIX . Presently, Drug International Limited' uses its refined and modern production processes to export pharmaceutical products to many countries around the world. Drug International Limited formulates drugs for all age groups and genders in different dosage forms including capsules, tablets, syrups, suspensions, injectables, soft gelatin capsules, suppositories, creams, and ointments. Drug International Limited maintains two principles of unique supply chain management: formulating optimized versions of medicines for specific patient groups and adopting policies for market release immediately after production. These policies benefit both the patients and the pharmacies as the medicine delivery system extends the product’s lifecycle.
Drug International Limited’s formulating principles have always revolved around the health and welfare of patients. The company constantly strives to improve the quality of life of patients and customers.
Drug International Limited has turned into a business conglomerate by establishing several companies across industries such as information technology, ceramics, textiles, tea, education, healthcare and a separate herbal medicine company by the name of Drug International Herbal Limited