May 12, 2011

Japan-based Takeda Pharmaceutical may acquire Switzerland’s Nycomed for $12 billion, according to published reports.

April 15, 2011

Takeda Pharmaceutical has launched a new treatment for high blood pressure, the company said Friday.

April 5, 2011

Generic drug maker Impax Labs is hoping to become the first to market a version of a gastroesophageal reflux disease treatment made by Takeda Pharmaceutical.

April 5, 2011

Studies have indicated that proton-pump inhibitors, used for treating gastroesophageal reflux disease, reduce the efficacy of a popular blood-thinning drug, but Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America announced on Tuesday the results of a new study indicating that its own PPIs may have less of an effect.

March 25, 2011

A drug for Type 2 diabetes made by Takeda Pharmaceutical taken in the morning prevented the disease from developing in nearly three-quarters of patients who were at risk, according to a new study in the New England Journal of Medicine.

March 16, 2011

Amylin Pharmaceuticals and Takeda Pharmaceutical have suspended a mid-stage trial of an obesity drug over safety concerns, the two said Wednesday.

January 17, 2011

Japanese drug maker Takeda Pharmaceutical has signed an agreement with Durham, N.C.-based Zinfandel Pharmaceuticals to develop a test for assessing Alzheimer’s disease risk in adults, the two companies said.

December 22, 2010

Takeda and its subsidiary settled the patent suits it brought against generic drug makers that sought to develop their own versions of its diabetes treatment.

November 15, 2010

Drug maker Takeda Pharmaceuticals is launching a campaign to raise awareness of gastroesophageal reflux disease,...

September 16, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration said Friday it had begun a safety review of Takeda’s...

June 7, 2010

The wholesale drug industry’s leading trade group tapped 10 pharmaceutical and consumer product manufacturers this...

May 11, 2010

Ranbaxy Labs had net sales of $542 million and profits of $210 million in first...

March 14, 2010

India’s Ranbaxy Labs will launch a generic version of a diabetes drug in two years,...

March 9, 2010

MORRISTOWN, N.J. Watson Pharmaceuticals and Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America have settled a patent litigation case...

March 3, 2010

A drug made by Takeda Pharmaceuticals for treating heartburn is getting a name change, Takeda...