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Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 4, 2013
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Item 8.01. Other Events
On February 4, 2013, Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (Takeda) announced, in its Consolidated Financial Results for the Nine Month Period Ended December 31, 2012 webcast, net product sales of OMONTYS® (peginesatide) Injection for the nine month period ended December 31, 2012 of 2.8 billon yen. This equated to $34.6 million U.S. dollars in OMONTYS net product sales for that period as reported to Affymax, Inc. by Takeda.
OMONTYS, a synthetic, peptide-based erthropoiesis stimulating agent, was approved in March 2012 by the United States Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of anemia due to chronic kidney disease in adult patients on dialysis in the U.S.