About OtsukaTimeline of Otsuka's History
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BeanStalk Kids Center OSAKA opened
Opened as Otsuka Pharmaceutical's first in-house child care center in Tokushima
Samsca introduced in Japan for Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD)
Vasopressin V2-receptor antagonist
Strategic alliance with IBM in the Central Nervous System (CNS) field
DELTYBA launched in Europe and Japan
Treatment for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB)
NUEDEXTA launched in U.S.
Pseudobulbar affect (PBA)
Milical launched in Japan
Milical sold in Japan is imported from France-based Nutrition et Santé
Brazil-based Jasmine joined group
Calorie Mate recognized with Good Design Long Life Design Award 2014
Tatsuo Higuchi appointed president and representative director of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. in addition to existing role as president, representative director and CEO of Otsuka Holdings
U.S.-based Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. joined group
Abilify Maintena launched
Otsuka Australia Pharmaceutical Pty Ltd Opens in Australia
Otsuka Pharmaceutical opens its first office in Australia, furthering the company's aim of bringing innovative new treatments to patients in Oceania.
REXULTI launched in the U.S.
Adjunctive treatment for adults with major depressive disorder and as a treatment for adults with schizophrenia.
U.S.-based FoodState joined group
ORONAMIN C DRINK began production and sales in South Korea
ORONAMIN C DRINK marks its 50th Anniversary in Japan
ORONAMIN C DRINK began sales in Hong Kong
Otsuka Pharmaceutical subsidiary Nutrition & Santé (N&S) acquired BIOCENTURY, a leading Spanish health and functional foods company
Donated funds for a Rural Health Center in Myanmar
The facility aims to provide stable maternal and child health services including promotion of midwife-assisted childbirth and health education for local residents.
Otsuka Joins UN Global Compact (UNGC)*
Otsuka Holdings Co., Ltd. became a signatory to the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) in order to express its commitment to corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability.
- The Global Compact is an encouragement for companies to pursue sustainable growth and be a good member of society.
Otsuka's U.S. subsidiary Astex Pharmaceuticals, Inc., enters into a clinical collaboration with Genentech.
Clinical trial collaboration in the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia.
Oraltag™ launched in the U.S.
Oral contrast agent for abdominal CT scans
RIKEN CDB-Otsuka Pharmaceutical Collaboration Center launched in Kobe, Japan.
ICLUSIG® Tablets 15 mg launched in Japan
Drug for chronic myeloidlLeukemia and Philadelphia postive acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Otsuka signed Japan-exclusive license agreement with Takara Bio
License agreement for the investigational cancer treatment HF10, an Oncolytic Virus
Otsuka Pharmaceutical and Akebia Therapeutics, Inc. entered into a collaboration to develop and commercialize Vadadustat in the U.S.
License agreement for vadadustat, an oral hypoxia-inducible factor (HIF) stabilizer, treatment of anemia associated with chronic kidney disease (CKD).
Otsuka Pharmaceutical forms joint venture company for functional food and beverages in the Philippines
SOYJOY Crispy launched in Japan
Soy bar with the pleasant crunchy texture of puffed soy
POCARI SWEAT and ORONAMIN C DRINK recognized with Good Design Long Life Design Award 2016
Otsuka certified as Excellent Health and Productivity Management Enterprise
The Excellent Health and Productivity Management Enterprise Program was jointly instituted by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and Nippon Kenko Kaigi. The program certifies legal entities such as companies that implement quality management practices for ensuring a healthy workforce.
Mikeluna® combination ophthalmic solution launched in Japan
Drug for glaucoma and ocular hypertension
Health Canada Approves Otsuka and Lundbeck's REXULTI®
(brexpiprazole) as a treatment for schizophrenia in adults Antipsychotic drug
Otsuka Pharmaceutical acquired Neurovance, Inc., a U.S. privately held, venture-funded, clinical stage pharmaceutical company.
Aiming to widen Otsuka's presence in mental health
Introduced BODYMAINTÉ Brand with the conditioning food BODYMAINTÉ Jelly
BODYMAINTÉ Jelly, a conditioning food to support athletic performance