Elan Drug Technologies Announces First Japanese Approval of Product Using Its NanoCrystal(R) Technology
12/14/2009 9:22:46 AM
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Elan Drug Technologies, a business unit of Elan Corporation, plc (NYSE: ELN) announces the approval by the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of EMEND® (aprepitant) for the treatment of cancer chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting. EMEND®, which was developed by a subsidiary of Merck & Co Inc., Whitehouse Station, N.J., USA and licensed to Ono Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd. for the Japanese market, is the first licensed product approved in Japan that incorporates Elan Drug Technologies’ NanoCrystal® technology.
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