AEP launch Orally disintegrating strips

05 - April - 2019

AEP have the pleasure of introducing the innovative ODS drug delivery technology which uses Fat dissolving thin films.

AEP appointed as distributor by Thornton & Ross

19 - February - 2019


AEP are now the proud distributors of Thornton & Ross products in Mauritius. Founded in 1922, Thornton & Ross Ltd is one of the largest OTC pharmaceutical manufacturers in the UK and exports to over 80 countries worldwide. T & R’s portfolio encompasses a large number of well-known OTC brands such as Covonia®, Hedrin®, Care®, Cerumol®, and Radian B® as well as the UK's leading disinfectant Zoflora®.


26 - December - 2018

iDRATA® is a low osmolarity ORAL REHYDRATION SOLUTION (ORS), based on water, glucose and electrolytes, which is indicated for situations of water and mineral loss caused by diarrhea, vomiting or excessive sweating, whose composition is according to the WHO and ESPGHAN recommendations. iDRATA® is an easy-to-administer product and can be used by children and adults of any age.

La Renon’s products now available in Mauritius

22 - June - 2018


La Renon (India) is a dynamic company committed towards offering innovative quality pharmaceutical products and services for the management of chronic kidney. The first products introduced to the market are KChek, a potassium binder used to manage hyperkalaemia, often seen in renal patients and Cudo Forte, a unique probiotic combination containing 90 Billion Colony Forming Units.

Qualiphar CME

21 - April - 2018


AEP had the pleasure of hosting a CME to introduce doctors to the cough and cold range of products from Qualiphar (Belgium). Mr Jan Karl Verlinden, export manager of Qualiphar, presented the well-known Toularynx and Medica ranges to the audience.

Epiduo & Cetaphil launch

20 - August - 2017


AEP in collaboration with Galderma, launch Epiduo gel and a new range of Cetaphil cleansers & moisturizers in Mauritius. Epiduo is the leading acne treatment product worldwide while Cetaphil celebrates its 70th year of existence as a dermatology favorite brand. Dr I.M Essack from South Africa was the guest speaker for the launch which took place at Palms Hotel on 20th of August 2017. Pharmacists and Dermatologists were present at the launch event.

NPI Oman appoint AEP as partner in Mauritius

20 - March - 2017


National Pharmaceutical Industries Co. (SAOG) (NPI) is the first Pharmaceutical formulations manufacturing plant in Sultanate Of Oman, located in the Rusayl Industrial Estate, 10 Kms from Muscat International Air-port, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman. The Company has a strong presence in the GCC region and has chosen AEP as their exclusive partner in order to expand their operations into Mauritius.

AEP launches new Bionnex range of dermo organic products from Carex, Turkey

17 - October - 2016


AEP have the pleasure of introducing the Bionnex range of dermo organic products in Mauritius. Carex Laboratories is a pioneer in the dermo cosmetic field and with its BIONNEX range, offers a wide range of solutions for hair and skin problems. The products are unique in having 100% organic actives and are supported by robust clinical data proving their efficacy. Bionnex’s Organica, Whitexpert, Perfederm and Acnederm products were launched at an event reuniting the members of the Dermatology Society of Mauritius at Voila Bagatelle on Sunday 16th of October 2016.

Gifrer & Qualiphar appoint A.E.Patel as distributor

17 - February - 2016

Gifrer & Qualiphar, a family owned pharmaceutical group, with production facilities in Belgium and France, have appointed A.E.Patel as exclusive distributors for the territory of Mauritius. The partnership with Gifrer & Qualiphar will add to A.E.Patel’s portfolio high quality products such as the Biocure range of Modified Release food supplements, Toularynx and Medica cough and cold preparations and a range of Baby-Mothercare products.

MEDA acquires Rottapharm

On July 31 2014, Meda announced the acquisition of Italian Pharma company Rottapharm for $3.1 Billion. With the acquisition, Meda becomes a leading European specialty pharma company with increased revenues expected following the addition of Rottapharm’s strong consumer healthcare brands to its portfolio.

Being the exclusive representatives of Meda in Mauritius, A.E.Patel & Co. will be the sole distributors of well known ex-Rottapharm products such as Ceris, Extranase, GO-ON, Osaflexan, Reparil, Saugella, Zyma D and Zyma Duo.

eBsensor Glucometer launch in Mauritius

20 - July - 2014

eBsensor Glucometer

A. E. Patel & Co. is proud to launch the new eBsensor Glucometer and test strips in Mauritius. This finger prick Glucose Test is used by diabetics and healthcare professionals to measure glucose concentration in capillary whole blood. The product is both CE and FDA certified. The eBsensor has been tested against laboratory standards here in Mauritius and showed excellent accuracy. Click here for a test report comparison of the eBsensor against other branded meters. Please contact us for pricing and availability.

Tutorial on how to use the eBsensor:

New product - Colifoam

19 - July - 2014

Meda AB, the Swedish Specialty Pharmaceutical Company, agreed to a deal with the GlaxoSmithKline Group (GSK) to acquire rights to Colifoam (Colofoam in French) rectal foam, a product for the local treatment of inflammatory diseases in the distal bowel.

Being the representative of Meda in Mauritius, Colifoam rectal foam will now be distributed by A.E.Patel & Co. Click here for the patient information leaflet.