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Sanofi-aventis Japan Acquires Production and Sales Rights of Ancaron Antiarrhythmic Agent from Taisho Pharmaceutical.

Tokyo, Japan, Oct 15, 2005 - (JCNN) - Sanofi-aventis Japan announced on October 11 that it has acquired the rights to produce and sell Ancaron (amiodarone hydrochloride), an antiarrhythmic agent, from Taisho Pharmaceutical.

In the meantime, Taisho Pharmaceutical and its subsidiary Taisho Toyama Pharmaceutical will continue to manufacture and sell the agent by signing a consignment contract with Sanofi-aventis Japan.

Ancaron, which was first introduced to Japan in 1992, is currently marketed over 100 countries worldwide.

Source: JCN http://www.japancorp.net

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