Sankyo To Manufacture, Distribute Olmetic Antihypertensive Drug In China

Published: Aug 04, 2006

Tokyo, Aug 4, 2006 (JCN) - Shanghai Sankyo Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd., the Chinese subsidiary of Sankyo Co., Ltd. of the Daiichi Sankyo Company, will start selling Olmetec - generic name: olmesartan medoxomil - an antihypertensive agent in July. Sankyo acquired manufacturing approval for the drug in April 2006.

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