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LIVALO(R) Demonstrates Sustained, Long-Term Efficacy and Tolerability in Patients With Primary Hypercholesterolemia or Mixed Dyslipidemia
Date:9/1/2009

emia and Hypercholesterolemia

Dyslipidemia refers to abnormal levels of fatty substances in the blood, or a disorder of the production or breakdown process of lipoprotein. Dyslipidemia may be marked by an elevation of TC, LDL-C, and TG concentrations and a decrease in HDL-C in the blood. An elevated level of cholesterol in the blood is called hypercholesterolemia, commonly referred to as high cholesterol.

Dyslipidemia is well established as one of the strongest independent predictors of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Despite the availability of treatments in the United States, there is still a need for better control of and treatment for dyslipidemia. According to the American Heart Association, approximately one out of every three American adults has an LDL-C level of 130 mg/dL or higher, which is a major risk factor for coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke. In addition, less than half of patients who qualify for any kind of lipid-modifying treatment( )for CHD risk reduction are receiving it, and only about( )one-third of patients who are on treatment are achieving their LDL-C ( )goals.

About Kowa Company Ltd., Kowa Pharmaceuticals America, Inc. and Kowa Research Institute, Inc.

Kowa Company, Ltd. (KCL) is a privately held multinational company headquartered in Nagoya, Japan. Established in 1894, KCL is actively engaged in various manufacturing and commercial activities in the fields of pharmaceutical, life science, information technology, textiles, machinery and various consumer products. KCL's pharmaceutical division is focused on cardiovascular therapeutics, with sales of the company's flagship product, LIVALO, totaling $340 million (12% market share) in Japan during the 2008 fiscal year and expected to exceed $500 million in the near future.

Kowa Pharmaceuticals America, Inc. (KPA) is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused primarily in the
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