About Us


OLEX is the first non-prescription PPI (proton pump inhibitor) in Canada that relieves frequent heartburn.*

*Frequent heartburn is heartburn that occurs 2 or more days a week. OLEX tablets are not indicated for infrequent heartburn (i.e., one episode of heartburn a week or less) or for immediate relief of heartburn.1

PENDOPHARM, a division of Pharmascience

PENDOPHARM is a division of Pharmascience Inc., a privately owned Canadian company. Established in 1983, Pharmascience Inc. is the largest pharmaceutical company in Quebec, with a highly skilled workforce of 1,400 people. It commercializes nearly 300 products, including generic and branded prescription, OTC and BTC products. Pharmascience Inc. also has a significant international presence, with 25% of its $700 million annual sales coming from 60 countries.