News Releases 2011

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14 DEC 2011 Corporate
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Appoints New Director on Board[PDF:65KB]
7 DEC 2011 Corporate
Otsuka Welfare Clinic awarded special commendation by the Ambassador of Japan in Pakistan
Otsuka Welfare Clinic recognized for providing treatment over the past eight years to Afghan refugees in Pakistan
1 DEC 2011 Nutraceuticals
Survey of bowel movements and fiber intake among children
Approximately 40% of elementary school children do not have daily bowel movements
Approximately 60% of mothers in this group feel their children lack fiber
22 NOV 2011 Pharmaceuticals
New Drug Application for Otsuka's Once-monthly Aripiprazole Depot Formulation for Maintenance Treatment of Adult Patients With Schizophrenia Accepted for Review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration
21 NOV 2011 Pharmaceuticals
Streptococcus pneumoniae Kit "RAPIRUN S. pneumoniae HS (otitis media/sinusitis)" as in vitro diagnostic releases on December 1
14 NOV 2011 Corporate
Tokushima Itano Factory jointly Sponsors Asan Walking Festival in Itano and Appeals for the Importance of Environmental Protection and Health
11 NOV 2011 Pharmaceuticals
OTSUKA PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD. AND H. LUNDBECK A/S Sign Historic Agreement to Deliver Innovative Medicines with Focus on Psychiatric Disorders Worldwide
8 NOV 2011 Pharmaceuticals
Results of two trials show a rapid and sustained response with certolizumab pegol for treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (J-RAPID and HIKARI Studies) released at 2011 meeting of American College of Rheumatology (ACR)
31 OCT 2011 Nutraceuticals
Amino-Value Used as the Official Drink of the Osaka Marathon 2011
Otsuka Pharmaceutical is Now Supporting Two of Japan's Largest Civic Marathons Amidst an Unprecedented Boom in Popularity in Japan

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20 OCT 2011 Pharmaceuticals
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Confirmed Clinical Efficacy of Rotigotine Transdermal System for Restless Legs Syndrome in Phase III Clinical Study in Japan
15 SEP 2011 Nutraceuticals
~Easy Meal Replacement for Calorie Control ~
No.1 French Slimming Dietetic Food Market Brand Gerlinea Launches Cereal Bar in Chocolate and Vanilla Flavors
15 SEP 2011 Nutraceuticals
Low-GI biscuit packed with fiber and bursting with five-grain cereal crunch Gerble GLUCOSANTE Launches on October 3
8 SEP 2011 Nutraceuticals
Healthy hair begins with a healthy scalp.
Start your care routine from the scalp with UL・OS.
UL・OS Scalp Shampoo (Medicated Cosmetic) Launches on September 13
7 SEP 2011 Corporate
Notice Regarding Change of Director on Board[PDF:74KB]
31 AUG 2011 Nutraceuticals
How intense is trail walking in the mountains for older people? This research suggests that muscle fatigue after trail walking may be reduced by BCAA supplementation.
31 AUG 2011 Corporate
The Core of Globally Expanding Drug Discovery Research 10th Research Center wins the "Nikkei New Office Promotion Award" The Creativity-producing Office Space is Evaluated
15 AUG 2011 Corporate
25,000 People Gather in Hilly Town of 10,000 for Free Live Concert Held at Tokushima Wajiki Factory Event Dedicated to Vitalization of Local Community
8 AUG 2011 Corporate
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Establishes Special Subsidiary Company, Heartful Kawauchi Co., Ltd., in Tokushima City to Promote Employment of Persons with Disabilities
8 AUG 2011 Pharmaceuticals
In-vitro Diagnostic Kit, WT1 mRNA Assay Kit 'Otsuka' is Covered under Japanese Insurance Program, effective as of August.

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23 JUL 2011 Corporate
Partner Agreement Concluded between WASEDA University Athletic Center and Otsuka Pharmaceutical
24 JUN 2011 Pharmaceuticals
The IFPMA Welcomes Otsuka Pharmaceutical as New Member to advance Global Health
17 JUN 2011 Corporate
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Appoints Two Female Operating Officers for the First Time in the History of Its Pharmaceutical Business(PDF:96KB)
17 JUN 2011 Corporate
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. Appoints the Board Members and Statutory Auditors(PDF:39KB)
16 JUN 2011 Pharmaceuticals
Anti-cancer agent "Sprycel® 20mg Tablets and Sprycel® 50mg Tablets (dasatinib)" approved as the first-line treatment of chronic myeloid leukemia-A new treatment option for newly-diagnosed CML patients-
15 JUN 2011 Pharmaceuticals
Otsuka receives approval for Streptococcus pneumoniae Kit "RAPIRUN S. pneumoniae HS (otitis media/sinusitis)" as in vitro diagnostic on June 13
13 JUN 2011 Pharmaceuticals
Otsuka Announces Initiation of Phase I Clinical Trial for Therapeutic Cancer Vaccine OCV-105
8 JUN 2011 Pharmaceuticals
Otsuka Pharmaceutical confirmed clinical efficacy of rotigotine trandermal system in Phase III clinical study in patients with advanced Parkinson's disease in Japan
24 MAY 2011 Nutraceuticals
America's Number One-selling Vitamin, Mineral and Supplement Brand Five Years Running – Nature Made New Series Providing Nutritional Support in a Single Tablet (or Softgel) Taken Daily Super Multiple Vitamin & Minerals and Super Fish Oil Set for June 6 Release
23 MAY 2011 Nutraceuticals
Oronamin-C Drink First Small-Volume Vitamin Drink in Japan to Exceed 30 Billion Bottles in Accumulated Sales

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19 MAY 2011 Nutraceuticals
Gerlinéa, the No. 1 brand for French Diet Food market ~Easy and Enjoyment; French Style Calorie Control~ Test Marketing Begins June 2, 2011 in Shizuoka and Tokyo
17 MAY 2011 Pharmaceuticals
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Establishes Subsidiary, Otsuka SA, to Facilitate Public Advocacy for the Company's Global Tuberculosis Program
16 MAY 2011 Pharmaceuticals
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., LTD. Announces Results from a Phase 2 Study of Investigational Product OPC-34712 as Adjunctive Therapy in Adults with Major Depressive Disorder
6 MAY 2011 Pharmaceuticals
Phase III Study Results for Rebamipide Ophthalmic Suspension for Dry Eye Announced at ARVO 2011
14 APR 2011 Nutraceuticals
Handy Skin Care for Active Men UL•OS Refresh Sheet (Medicated Cosmetic) Launches on April 21
10 MAR 2011 Pharmaceuticals
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Received Approval for Additional Indication of L-Cartin® tablets for Carnitine Deficiency in Japan
7 MAR 2011 Corporate
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Announces Changes to Board Members[PDF:58.5KB]
7 MAR 2011 Nutraceuticals
SOYJOY Fruity Tomato, a New Combination of Soy and Tomato, Launches on April 11
3 MAR 2011 Corporate
Day Care Center for Children BeanStalk Kids Center TOKUSHIMA Opening April 1, 2011
18 FEB 2011 Pharmaceuticals
ABILIFY® (aripiprazole) Approved for Maintenance Treatment of Bipolar I Disorder as an Adjunct to Either Lithium or Valproate Data from 52-week maintenance trial showed superiority of adjunctive ABILIFY versus adjunctive placebo on primary study endpoint

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