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3-2-10, Dosho-machi


Osaka, 541-8505


Phone: 81 6 6205 5085

Fax: 81 6 6205 5262

Tanabe Seiyaku Co., Ltd. engages in the manufacturing and sale of pharmaceuticals, centered on ethical drugs in Japan. It develops a range of drugs for treating hypertension and heart diseases. As of March 31, 2005, the company comprises 19 subsidiaries and 6 affiliates. The company operates in two divisions that include Pharmaceuticals and Other products. Pharmaceuticals In Pharmaceuticals division, the company offers ethical drugs, over-the-counter drugs, and diagnostic agents. In the Therapeutic field, the company offers products in following categories that include Central and Peripheral Nervous System Drugs under the brand name Ceredist; Cardiovascular and Respiratory Drugs under the brands Herbesser, Tanatril, Sermion, Maintate, Lochol, and Adona AC-17; Digestive System Drugs under the brands Gastrom and Cerekinon; Hormones under Flucoat F and Topsym Tonic brands; Nutritional Supplements under the Fulcaliq, Unicaliq, and Aspara Drinks brands; Antibiotics and Biological Products under the brand name Modacin, Remicade, and Vaccine; Chemotherapeutics under Denosine brand; Diagnostic Agents under Proscope brand; and Others under Talion and Nanpao brand. Consumer health care products include Nan Pao, which offers a balanced blend of 31 herbal and other natural medicines; Aspara Mega nutritional tonics; SmartEye eye drops, which use a developed side drop container; and Tanabe Ichoyaku Choritsu. In addition, Aspara brand drinks are sold at pharmacies, convenience stores, and vending machines throughout the country. Other The company offers fine chemicals, food additives, machinery, information services, and advertising. In fine chemical products, the company provides a range of related industries in Japan and overseas with intermediates for use in pharmaceuticals, agricultural chemicals, dyes, and products used in the IT industry. It also uses original production technology to make d-biotin, which it sells as a pharmaceutical, food additive, or feed additive in Japan, as well as in Europe and the United States. In products for food companies, the company provides vitamins for use as food additives, amino acids and other health food related products, organic acids, preservatives, and enzymes. Sales The company offers its products to patients, doctors, pharmacists, healthcare personnel and wholesalers. The company also operates in the United States, Europe, and Asia. History Tanabe Seiyaku Co., Ltd. was established in 1678.


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