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Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. (TPUSA) and Affymax, Inc. (Nasdaq: AFFY) today announced that Takeda Pharmaceuticals America, Inc. (TPA) has entered into a supply agreement for sourcing and supply of OMONTYS^® (peginesatide) Injection with DSI Renal, one of the largest dialysis providers in the United States (U.S.). OMONTYS is the only once-monthly erythropoiesis-stimulating agent (ESA) for anemia available to the adult dialysis patient population with chronic kidney disease (CKD) in the U.S.

The agreement allows DSI Renal to purchase OMONTYS for use within its organization and provides for discounts and rebates on the product, subject to certain requirements. DSI Renal has indicated that they plan to initially evaluate OMONTYS in selected centers, and then, based on experience, evaluate the potential to expand to additional centers. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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