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News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 6, 2000

EISAI LAUNCHES SACLON CHEWABLE -UPSET STOMACH RELIEF MEDICATION-

Tokyo (June 5, 2000) - Eisai Co., Ltd. of Tokyo (President and CEO:Haruo Naito) announced the launch on June 6, of SACLON CHEWABLE, in the SACLONS family of products.


SACLON CHEWABLE is easily chewable and has a pleasing mint flavor. During outdoor activities or at work when water is not readily available, SACLON CHEWABLE offers relief from stomach upset and stomach queasiness. In addition, utilizing color masking technology, the green color (copper chlorophyllin) does not last long on the tongue.


According to market surveys, women in their 20s and 30s displayed a particular desire for a chewable stomach relief medication. SACLON CHEWABLE has been especially formulated to meet these needs.


For additional information about SACLON CHEWABLE & the SACLONS family of products as well as Eisai's other consumer health care products, please contact Eisa's Consumer Hotline.

Toll Free Number (in Japan): 0120-161-454.
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