Mucosta Launch 
Symposium at Lahore

LAHORE: Otsuka Pakistan launched anti-gastritis and anti-gastric ulcer agent Mucosta (Rebamipide) 100mg tablets in Pakistan recently which is considered as a novel product of Otsuka Japan. A series of scientific meetings were organized in different cities on June 28th, 2018. Rebamipide, it may be mention here is an Anti-Gastric and anti-gastric ulcer agent which increases endogenous Prostaglandins, scavenges free radicals and suppresses gastric mucosal inflammation and is used as a basic drug treatment for gastritis and gastric ulcer.

On left Prof. Altaf Alam presenting shields to Prof. Arif Mehmood Siddiqui, Prof. Arif Amir Nawaz,
Prof. Muhammad Arif Nadeem & Prof. Tariq Bangash while on right Mr. Tariq Shahid, Director
Marketing & Sales Otsuka Pakistan presenting shield to Prof. Altaf Alam during Mucosta
Launch Symposium held at Lahore recently.

Meeting at Lahore was chaired by Prof. Altaf Alam while Prof. Arif Amir Nawaz and Prof. Arif Mehmood Siddiqui were the speakers besides a Webinar talk by Dr. Ken Haruma, Chairperson Kawasaki Medical School and Kawasaki University of Medical Welfare from Japan. Prof. Altaf Alam in his concluding remarks said that there is a need of new molecule in this indication and availability of Rebamipide will be a useful addition in the management of gastritis and gastric ulcer. (PR)

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