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News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 5, 2000

EISAI LAUNCHES JUVELON -A HEALTH CARE PRODUCT CONTAINING VITAMINS AND CALCIUM-

Tokyo (December 4, 2000) - Eisai Co., Ltd. of Tokyo (President and CEO:Haruo Naito) announced the launch on December 4th, of JUVELON, a health care product, containing five types of vitamins and calcium.


JUVELON contains well balanced combinations of vitamins E and C and calcium which needs to be taken daily as well vitamins B1, B2, and B6 which assist in energy metabolism. JUVELON is an effective daily (adults 2 tablets, children 1 tablet) nutritional supplement in times of unbalanced diet, loss of appetite, and physical fatigue.


The dosage and amount of vitamins have changed and now include an increased amount of vitamin B2 in accordance with lifestyle diet changes. In addition, a new indication with dosage amounts for children aged 7 to 15 has been achieved. The packaging now for JUVELON has an easy to read design with convenient smaller size packages (100 tablet bottle to a 60 tablet bottle and the 200 tablet bottle to a 120 tablet bottle). JUVELON is promoted to a wide range of consumer age groups.



For additional information about JUVELON and Eisai's other consumer healthcare products, please contact Eisai's Consumer Hotline.


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