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2011-09-28 08:20:01

Tokyo, Sept 28, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - Abbott Japan Co., Ltd. and Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that they will launch Humira(R) (adalimumab) Prefilled Syringe 20mg/0.4mL, a fully human anti-TNF-α monoclonal antibody for the treatment of polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) patients with low body weight, on September 29.Humira Prefilled Syringe 20mg/0.4mL received manufacturing and marketing approval from Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare on July 1 of this...

2011-09-26 04:20:01

Tokyo, Sept 26, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - Abbott Japan Co., Ltd. and Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that they have submitted an application in Japan seeking approval of inhibition of structural damage of joints in rheumatoid arthritis as an additional indication for Humira(R) (adalimumab; recombinant) Pre-filled Syringe 40 mg/0.8 mL, a fully human anti-TNF-alpha monoclonal antibody jointly developed by the two companies.The submission is based on the results of a double-blind study (HOPEFUL1...

2011-09-07 20:20:01

Enters Collaborative Development Agreement with SFJ Pharmaceuticals for Anticancer Agent E7080 (lenvatinib) Tokyo, Sept 7, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that it has entered into a collaborative development agreement with SFJ Pharma Ltd. ("SFJ"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of SFJ Pharmaceuticals, LP., II (California), in an effort to further accelerate the late-stage clinical development of its new drug pipeline by effectively leveraging...

2011-09-01 04:20:02

Looks to Expand Global Epilepsy Product Portfolio Tokyo, Sept 1, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that 35 abstracts highlighting the latest results from studies with its pipeline and portfolio products (perampanel: 5 abstracts, Zonegran(R): 5 abstracts, Zebinix(R): 25 abstracts) were presented at the 29th International Epilepsy Congress which took place in Italy (Rome) between August 28 and September 1, 2011. This research demonstrates...

2011-08-29 12:20:01

Tokyo, Aug 29, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - Abbott Japan Co., Ltd. and Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that they will launch the pancreatic digestive enzyme replacement drug Lipacreon(R) Capsules 150 mg and Lipacreon(R) Granules 300mg Sachets (pancrelipase) on August 30 in Japan.Abbott Japan received approval to manufacture and market Lipacreon in Japan as a pancreatic digestive enzyme replacement in patients with pancreatic exocrine insufficiency (PEI) on April 22 of this year, with the drug...

2011-08-10 04:35:01

Tokyo, Aug 10, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. and its diagnostics subsidiary EIDIA Co., Ltd announced today that EIDIA received approval on August 8, 2011 to manufacture and market PROTOCO2L, Japan's first carbon dioxide insufflation system for use as a medical device in CT Colonography, along with the carbon dioxide insufflation tube PROTOCO2L Catheter Set (collectively referred to as "the Product").Carbon dioxide insufflation systems are widely utilized in the United States and...

2011-07-19 12:35:02

Tokyo, July 19, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. today announced the launch of its novel anticancer agent Halaven(R) in Japan for the treatment of inoperable or recurrent breast cancer. Halaven(R) is the first novel anticancer agent to be discovered and developed by the Eisai. Having simultaneously submitted marketing authorization applications to the regulatory authorities in Japan, the United States and the European Union (EU) in March 2010, the company first launched Halaven(R) in...

2011-07-01 08:35:02

Tokyo, July 1, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - Abbott Japan Co., Ltd. and Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that they have received approval from Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare (MHLW) for polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) as an additional indication of Humira(R) (adalimumab) Pre-filled Syringe 40 mg/0.8 mL for Subcutaneous Injection, a fully human anti-TNF-α monoclonal antibody jointly developed by the two companies in Japan.In addition to the new indication,...

2011-04-22 04:35:01

Tokyo, Apr 22, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. (TSE: 4523) announced today that it has received approval to market its novel anticancer Halaven(R) Injection 1mg (eribulin mesylate) in Japan for the treatment of inoperable and recurrent breast cancer. Discovered and developed by Eisai, Halaven is now approved in each of the world's three largest pharmaceutical markets, comprising Japan, the United States and the European Union (EU).The Japan marketing authorization application for...

2010-09-30 08:35:01

Tokyo, Sept 29, 2010 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. and Shinshu University venture company Anaeropharma Science, Inc. today announced that they have concluded an option agreement concerning APS001, a novel anticancer agent currently under development at Anaeropharma Science that utilizes characteristic features of Bifidobacterium longum, as well as an agreement concerning the discovery of novel anticancer agents that utilize Bifidobacterium as a drug delivery system. The two contracts...


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