Novartis AG is a holding company. The Company is a group of companies specializing in the research, development, manufacturing and marketing of a range of healthcare products led by pharmaceuticals around the world. Its portfolio includes medicines, eye care, generic pharmaceuticals, preventive vaccines and over-the-counter (OTC) products. The Company's segments include Pharmaceuticals, which include patent-protected prescription medicines; Alcon, which include surgical, ophthalmic pharmaceutical and vision care products; Sandoz, which include generic pharmaceuticals, and Consumer Health, which includes the OTC Division. Pharmaceuticals products include Afinitor/Votubia, Exjade, Galvus, Exforge and Voltaren, among others. Its Sandoz products include Valsartan (Diovan), Cyclophosphamide injection and AirFluSal Forspiro, among others. Its OTC offers readily available consumer medicine.