About GSK

Our company

Our companyEstablished in the year 1924 in India GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (GSK Rx India) is one of the oldest pharmaceuticals company. At GSK, our mission is to improve the quality of life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. This mission drives us to make a real difference to the lives of millions of people with our commitment to effective healthcare solutions.

The GSK India product portfolio includes prescription medicines and vaccines. Our prescription medicines range across therapeutic areas such as anti-infectives, dermatology, gynaecology, diabetes, oncology, cardiovascular disease and respiratory diseases. The company is the market leader in most of the therapeutic categories in which it operates. GSK also offers a range of vaccines, for the prevention of hepatitis A, hepatitis B, invasive disease caused by H, influenzae, chickenpox, diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, rotavirus, cervical cancer, streptococcus pneumonia and others.

GSK India History

A flashback


  • Name changed to Glaxo Laboratories
  • SmithKline & French appoints its first medical representative


  • Infant foods manufactured at milk drying plant at Aligarh
  • Manufacturing facility for pharmaceuticals opened in Mumbai


  • Vitamin A and betamethasone manufactured at new plant at Thane using imported raw materials
  • 1968

  • Registered as a limited company. Animal health products introduced

Important notice for Health Care Practitioners (HCPs)

Paracetamol concentration in Calpol® Paediatric Drops has been changed from 100 mg/ml to 50 mg/ml, to comply with Indian Pharmacopoeia (IP) 2014. In view of this change, HCPs are requested to adjust dose (in ml) according to body weight of patient.

Since older stock of 100 mg/ml concentration is also currently available in market, please take this into consideration and advise patients accordingly. Please refer to full prescribing information of Calpol® (available on request from GSK) for further information.

A Word of Caution

It has recently come to our notice that some unscrupulous person(s) trying to pass off as GSK is offering jobs to individuals through e mail.

This is to caution all concerned who may receive such job offers to not get taken in by the same as such job offers are not made by GSK in India or by any other GSK entity overseas.

GSK has a standardized selection process, which includes a personal interview and a formal signed job offer in writing. No GSK company has or is offering any unsolicited job offers to persons directly in India through email. No money whatsoever is charged by GSK from candidates in return for offer of jobs. GSK will not be responsible for any action taken or commitment made in relation to such job offers and/or the consequences thereof.

Job seekers are requested to take note of the above and are advised in their own interest to refrain from responding to the job offers alleged to be made by a GSK entity. Job seekers may refer to the Career page of our website ‘’ for vacancies / opportunities in GSK India.

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