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This website ("Website") is operated by KAKEN. Please read the Terms of Use below, and use this Website only if you agree with these Terms of Use. By accessing and using this Website, you agree to be bound by, and to comply with, the Terms of Use below.


The contents on this Website are protected by copyright and other laws and may not be copied other than for non-commercial individual use. Except as expressly provided above, you may not reproduce, modify or otherwise redistribute any content of this Website.


The trademarks, trade names, designs, and other intellectual property displayed on this Website are protected by applicable laws, and the unauthorized use or misuse of these trademarks or any other materials is prohibited.

Pharmaceutical Information

Pharmaceutical- and medical device-related information provided on this Website is general information intended for people who are residents of Japan, and is not a substitute for advice from a doctor, pharmacist or other qualified healthcare professional. Such information is not intended as publicity or advertising of the efficacy of any pharmaceutical or medical device.


We will make reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on this Website but make no guarantees as to the completeness or accuracy of that information. We do not guarantee that the information is free from errors, useful or fit for your purposes.
Furthermore, we make no guarantee that the computer equipment of users will not be damaged in accessing this Website, or that there is no risk of errors or infection by computer viruses.
Under no circumstances shall we be liable for any damages arising from the use of or inability to use this Website.

Alteration or Deletion of Information on This Website

We reserve the right to alter, delete or add to the content of this Website by any method, at any time, for any reason, and without any notice, and under no circumstances shall we be liable for any issues arising from such modifications. In addition, we reserve the right to shut down this Website without any prior notice.


We assume no responsibility for third-party websites that link to this Website or that this Website links to. When using third-party websites, please use them in accordance with the third-party's terms and conditions. If you wish to link to this Website, please contact us in advance.

Handling of Personal Information

This page contains the rules that govern the collection and use of personal data at the KAKEN website (“Website”). These rules apply to all websites operated primarily by KAKEN.

  1. Some parts of the Website are for use only by medical professionals including doctors, dentists, pharmacists, and nurses. The Website therefore may ask if the user is a medical professional, but this information will not be recorded.
  2. Users who make inquiries with KAKEN may be asked to provide information necessary to ensure an accurate response. This personal information will be used for no purpose except providing an accurate response to the inquiry, or correcting an earlier response.
  3. Access information indicating users' usage status of the Website may be statistically processed and then used to enhance Website content.
  4. Although the Website may contain links to other websites, the content of this page applies only to websites operated primarily by KAKEN and not to other websites.
  5. Content found on this page may be changed to improve it. In the event of such changes, the Website will be updated accordingly.


A cookie is a small text data file that is sent to the computer of a user who accesses a website. By recording the access information of users who allow cookies, websites enable users to utilize the website more easily and effectively.

We never use cookies to obtain personal information. On this Website (including linked-to sites that we manage), we use cookies for the following purposes.

  • To improve convenience for users of the Website
  • To analyze usage trends of the Website and provide better content
    Tool used in analysis: Google Analytics
    Note: Please see the Google Analytics website for details on how Google Analytics handles data.

In addition, this Website includes content that uses the external service below (the “Service”). Cookies used in the Service will be sent to the computers of users when they use the Service. For details, please check the website of the company that provides the Service.

A cookie stored on the computer of a user will remain on the computer until it is deleted by the user or it expires. To delete or refuse to allow cookies, you may need to refer to the help function of your browser and change your browser's settings. However, be aware that the Website may not operate as you wish if such changes are made.

For more information, please refer to the "Cookie Policy" of this website.


We are under no obligation to reply to information, documents or inquiries provided to us by users by email or other means. When communicating by email, please refrain from sending confidential information, as such communication will be deemed non-confidential, except for the personal information contained therein.
We reserve the right to freely use information and documents provided through inquiries for any purpose, including reproduction and display. In addition, we may freely use the ideas, concepts or know-how contained in such information and documents shall become property of us. We shall be free to use any such information and documents without limitation of any kind.

Absence of Solicitation for Investment

This Website provides information to broadly inform people about our company, and is not a solicitation for users to invest. It is also not intended for the purpose of solicitation for securities investment.

Violation of the Terms of Use

In the event that a user does not abide by the Terms of Use, we may take countermeasures that will prevent the user from accessing the Website. In such cases, we shall not be liable for any disadvantage or damage suffered by the user as a result of our taking such countermeasures. Users agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless KAKEN from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorney fees, resulting from any violation of these Terms of Use.

Applicable Laws and Jurisdiction

Matters concerning use of this Website and these Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Japan. A first trial of any dispute related to this Website and these Terms of Use shall be brought exclusively to the Tokyo District Court.