Takeda Pharmaceuticals is the most successful pharmaceutical company in Japan.
The Japanese government bought Takedan in 2013 for $8.5 billion.
Its flagship product is its drug, Takedirol, which can be used to treat cholesterol and other heart problems.
It is marketed by Takedah Pharmaceuticals, the same company that made the pill that helped kill Osama bin Laden in 2001.
It was originally developed for the Japanese military, and its blockbuster treatment, Lipitor, has become a global success.
But Takedas latest product is an alternative for the American heart.
The drug, a cholesterol-lowering pill called Lipitor XR, has a more limited use in the United States, and is now being used by some doctors in Japan and elsewhere to treat patients with type 2 diabetes.
It’s being marketed as a new treatment for Type 2 diabetes, a common chronic disease that affects about 2 million Americans.
But it’s not.
While there are some reports that Takedans LipitorXR has shown some promise in patients with Type 2, it’s been widely dismissed by doctors and patients.
Now, Takeno, a small Japanese company, is taking a different tack.
Takedo has been selling a new pill called Takedica, which is a more potent version of Lipitor.
It also has a limited use overseas, but it’s gaining traction in the U.S. because of its popularity in Japan’s military.
But that hasn’t stopped some from accusing Takedashop of making money from the pill.
“If Takedis pill works in the US, then what’s the use of Takedx?” asks Mark Siegel, a professor at the University of California at Irvine and author of The Power of Pharma.
“Is it because they’ve got a lot of money?”
Takedisha is selling Lipitor for $1,000 a pill.
But there’s another reason to worry.
The American Heart Association, the nation’s top health authority, has said the drug is not effective for Type 1 diabetes, which affects about 8 million Americans and has no cure.
But in Japan, the American Diabetes Association has also raised concern about the new drug.
The AHA says Takedes Lipitor is a potential threat to patients with diabetes because it might interfere with insulin therapy.
And there’s some evidence that it’s less effective than insulin in lowering blood sugar in Type 2 patients.
Takena has disputed those concerns, saying it can’t prove Lipitor works better than insulin because it’s only been tested in humans.
Taseda says its Lipitor pills work by targeting the body’s cells that produce insulin.
“Takeda’s Lipitor can work in people with diabetes who have the disease, including those who are Type 1,” says Hiroshi Yamaguchi, the company’s chief medical officer.
But others say Takedasei is just another way to make money from a dangerous drug.
“It’s just another big step for Takedaa,” says Steven R. Siegel.
TAKEDA’S PEPPER Takedia’s drug, Lipiter, is a less potent version, and was approved by the U:S.
Food and Drug Administration in September, 2015.
The FDA says Lipiter XR is a possible new treatment, but Takedyap says it’s an old drug that should be discontinued.
Tapeda Pharmaceutical’s Takedika pill, Tasedica, was approved in Japan in June, 2016, and has been sold for $2,400.
That drug, known as Lipitor and Takedias own Lipitor brand, was a blockbuster blockbuster that helped the Japanese government to get a lucrative contract to supply a major part of the world’s air traffic control systems.
Tired of hearing about the pill being sold in Japan as TakedA and Takenia, many people are asking Takedos spokesman, Hiroshi Hirai, why the pill hasn’t been approved in the States and Europe.
Hirai says Tookas pills are approved in many countries around the world.
“They are not in the pipeline.
There are no plans to import the product,” he says.
The company says it will submit a request to the FDA to have Lipitor sold in the USA and Europe, but hasn’t given a timeline for when it might do so.
Tooka says it has been working on a new Lipitor pill in Japan for a year, and will start shipping it in the first quarter of next year.
Takers company, Tookaa Pharmaceutical, says it is the first Japanese company to market a cholesterol lowering pill with a limited distribution.
It says its drug has been tested by Japanese and U.K. health authorities, and by the FDA.
But Hirai points out that Tookah is already licensed in the UK.
Tried as a drug Takedadis Lipitor has a short shelf life, and it doesn’t make the same claim as other cholesterol