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2014-02-12 08:28:44

-- Eisai's Filing for Approval of BELVIQ as a Treatment for Chronic Weight Management Triggers $500,000 Milestone Payment to Arena -- SAN DIEGO, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) announced today that Eisai Laboratorios Ltda., a subsidiary of Eisai Inc., has filed for marketing authorization of BELVIQ® as a treatment for chronic weight management with the Brazilian Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa). In connection with the filing, Arena will receive a...

2014-02-10 08:26:18

Number of Insured Commercial Lives in the U.S. with Coverage for BELVIQ® Now Exceeds 50 Percent WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc. reported today that it has secured improved patient access of BELVIQ® (lorcaserin HCl) with two leading healthcare benefit companies: CVS Caremark and Aetna. CVS Caremark customers (employers and health plans) have broadened the coverage of Eisai's BELVIQ, according to Fingertip Formulary, an integrated database of formulary...

2014-02-03 04:20:02

Tokyo, Feb 3, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that it will launch the vascular embolization device DC Bead(R) (specially controlled medical device) in Japan on February 4.DC Bead contains hydrophilic microspheres made from cross-linked polyvinyl alcohol polymer. Developed by Biocompatibles UK Limited (Biocompatibles), a BTG International group company, as an intravascular embolization device, it is injected via catheter into targeted blood...

2014-02-03 00:21:05

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Feb. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc. announced today that the Phase 3 SELECT trial (Study 303) of investigational agent lenvatinib met its primary endpoint. Compared to placebo, lenvatinib showed a highly statistically significant improvement in progression free survival (PFS) in patients with radioiodine-refractory differentiated thyroid cancer (RR-DTC). The preliminary safety analyses showed that the five most common adverse reactions were hypertension,...

2014-01-02 08:23:03

FYCOMPA is the First and Only FDA-Approved Non-Competitive AMPA Glutamate Receptor Antagonist WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc. announced today that FYCOMPA(TM) (perampanel) CIII will be available to eligible patients by prescription in the U.S. beginning January 6, 2014. FYCOMPA is an adjunctive therapy for the treatment of partial-onset seizures with or without secondarily generalized seizures in patients with epilepsy age 12 years and older. FYCOMPA is...

2013-12-26 08:22:55

LONDON, Dec. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Aricept (Alzheimer's Disease) - Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 Aricept (Alzheimer's Disease) - Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 SummaryGlobalData has released its new PharmaPoint Drug Evaluation report, "Aricept (Alzheimer's Disease) - Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022". There are no long-term effective therapies for Alzheimer's Disease (AD), so this remains at the top of...

2013-12-09 12:25:55

Seeking indication for prevention of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting LUGANO, Switzerland and WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Helsinn Group and Eisai Inc. today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) accepted for review the submission of the New Drug Application (NDA) for the investigational oral fixed-dose combination capsule of netupitant 300 mg + palonosetron 0.50 mg (NEPA) for prevention of acute and delayed...

2013-12-05 23:04:28

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Drug Delivery Partnering Terms and Agreements. London (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 The Drug Delivery Partnering Terms and Agreements report provides comprehensive understanding and unprecedented access to the drug delivery partnering deals and agreements entered into by the worlds leading healthcare companies. The report provides a detailed understanding and analysis of how and why companies enter drug delivery partnering deals....

2013-12-04 08:29:53

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc. announced today that five abstracts highlighting new study results will be presented during the 2013 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. The meeting will be held December 10-14, 2013 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, TX. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120413/MM87168LOGO ) The studies highlight Eisai's current and ongoing clinical research efforts with eribulin mesylate, and reinforce the...

2013-12-03 08:27:38

"Medikidz Explain Epilepsy" Aims to Help Children Better Understand the Disease WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc., a leader in the epilepsy community, is proud to announce the availability of a first-of-its-kind comic book in the U.S. designed to educate children about epilepsy, a neurological condition that affects approximately 2.2 million people in the United States. "Medikidz Explain Epilepsy" tells a fictional story based on the experiences of...