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Ajinomoto, Astellas Pharma Jointly File Application Seeking Additional Approval for Combination Therapy of FASTIC/STARSIS Tablets, Fast-acting Postprandial Hypoglycemic Agent, with Biguanide.

Tokyo, Japan, Jan 30, 2006 - (JCN) - Ajinomoto and Astellas Pharma jointly announced on January 27 that they have filed a supplemental New Drug Application (SNDA) for FASTIC Tablet/STARSIS Tablet (nateglinide), a fast-acting postprandial hypoglycemic agent co-developed by the two companies.

The two companies expect approval for combination therapy of FASTCI/STARSIS with biguanide agents. Nateglinide, which is an amino acid derivative, is an oral hypoglycemic agent launched in August 1999.

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Date:Feb 1, 2006
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