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Chugai And Taisho Pharmaceutical To Jointly Develop And Market Osteoporosis Drug

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

Chugai Pharmaceutical and Taisho Pharmaceutical signed an agreement May 14 to jointly develop and market activated vitamin D derivative ED-71 to treat osteoporosis. Originally developed by Chugai, ED-71 has higher bone strengthening effects compared to current activated vitamin D drugs, according to the companies. ED-71 is now in Phase III trials in Japan. (Click here for more - Japanese language)



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