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Takeda Pharmaceutical Company

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited is the largest pharmaceutical company in Japan, with overseas business offices in Europe and in the United States. Their North American subsidiary, Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc., is based in Lincolnshire, Illinois. Global research and development is also based in Lincolnshire. North American headquarters were previously located in Lincolnshire, but moved in October, 2006 to a new headquarters in Deerfield, Illinois.

Website: Takeda Pharmaceutical Company

Astellas Pharma

Astellas Pharma Astellas Pharma Inc. is a Japanese pharmaceutical company, formed on 1 April 2005 from the merger of Yamanouchi Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. and Fujisawa Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. Astellas' franchise areas are urology, immunology, dermatology and inflammation (transplantation). Priority areas for R&D are infectious diseases, diabetes, gastrointestinal organs, and the central nervous system. The company's headquarters are in Tokyo, with research centres in Tsukuba and Osaka.

Website: Astellas Pharma

Eisai Co.

Eisai Co. Eisai Co., Ltd. is one of the global-leading pharmaceutical companies, ranking among the top 25. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, has some 9000 employees, among them about 1500 in research.

Website: Eisai Co.

Daiichi Sankyo Co.

Daiichi Sankyo Co. Daiichi Sankyo Company Limited is a joint holding company established in 2005 by Sankyo Co., Ltd. and Daiichi Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. which are pharmaceutical companies based in Japan. Its main offices are located in Chuo-ku, Tokyo.

Website: Daiichi Sankyo Co.

Taisho Pharmaceutical

Taisho Pharmaceutical The company's most successful product to date has been the macrolide antibiotic clarithromycin. The company's branded version of the drug, Clarith, was launched in Japan in 1991. For clarithromycin distribution outside Japan Taisho licensed Abbott Laboratories.

Website: Taisho Pharmaceutical

Mitsubishi Pharma

Mitsubishi Pharma Mitsubishi Pharma Corporation is a Japanese pharmaceuticals company, a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation. It was formed in 2001 from the merger of Mitsubishi-Tokyo Pharamceuticals and Welfide Corporation.

Website: Mitsubishi Pharma

Chugai Pharmaceutical Co Ltd.

Chugai Pharmaceutical Co Ltd. The Group's principal activity is to manufacture pharmaceutical products. The products include prescription medicines for central nervous, cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal and metabolic systems, hormones and diagnostic products and OTC drugs.

Website: Chugai Pharmaceutical Co Ltd.

Kyowa Hakko Kogyo Co.

Kyowa Hakko Kogyo Co. Kyowa Hakko Kogyo Company Limited. The Group's principal activity is to produce pharmaceuticals and chemicals. The operations are carried out through the following divisions: Pharmaceuticals; Bio chemical; Chemicals; Food and Other. Pharmaceuticals include ethical drugs, bulk pharmaceuticals and biological research.

Website: Kyowa Hakko Kogyo Co.

Shionogi & Co Ltd.

Shionogi & Co Ltd. Shionogi & Co Ltd. The Group's principal activity is the manufacture and sale of pharmaceutical products. Operations are carried out through the following divisions: Pharmaceuticals; Capsules and Other. The Pharmaceuticals division manufactures and sells antibiotics, OTC products, diagnostic and clinical testing products, animal health products, agrochemical, industrial chemicals.

Website: Shionogi & Co Ltd.


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