Salonpas Launches in Nigeria, Offers effective and long-lasting Pain Relief Solutions

L-R:  President and Managing Director, Hisamitsu UK Ltd, Mr. Hiroki Nunotani; Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, DrugStoc, Dr. Chibuzo Opara; President, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), Prof. Cyril Usifoh; CEO, Pharmaplus and immediate past President of PSN, Pharm. Ahmed Yakassai; Executive officer, Head of International Division, Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co., Inc, Mr. Taro Hiramatsu; Co-Founder & President, DrugStoc, Mr. Adham Yehia; and Sales and Marketing Manager, Hisamitsu UK Ltd, Mr. Hiroshi Tsuchida, during the unveiling ceremony of Salonpas in Nigeria.

Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co. Inc., a leading global healthcare company, today announced the official launch of Salonpas, a trusted pain relief brand in Nigeria.

Salonpas is coming to Nigeria with a 90-year rich history of providing innovative solutions for pain management with a variety of products including the Salonpas Pain Relief Patch and the Salonpas Jet Spray.

Introduced in Japan in 1934, the Salonpas product line gained acceptance globally, including in Asia, the United Kingdom, Canada and the United States, where it has become the number one over-the-counter topical analgesics in the patch category.

During the launch on 26th April 2024 at Lagos Marriot Hotel Ikeja, the Executive Officer and head of the International Division of Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co. Inc., Mr. Taro Hiramatsu expressed the company’s excitement to bring its trusted products to the Nigerian market, catering to the diverse needs of consumers seeking effective and reliable pain relief.

Salonpas Launches in Nigeria, Offers effective and long-lasting Pain Relief Solutions

The launch, which was attended by dignitaries in Nigeria’s health sector, also saw Mr Taro Hiramatsu assuring Nigerians of the company’s dedication to improving the lives of individuals suffering from various types of pain.

According to him, the Nigerian authorities have certified Salonpas Pain Relieving Patch 10’s, Salonpas Pain Relief Patch 5’s and Salonpas Jet Spray, for sale and distribution in the country.

He also affirmed that Salonpas would make a positive difference in the lives of Nigerians who are dealing with back, leg, knee, shoulder or knee pain daily as it did successfully in other parts of the world.

He said, “We are thrilled to bring Salonpas to Nigeria and to introduce our range of pain relief products to the Nigerian market. We understand that Nigerians are active and hardworking, and pain can slow them down. Salonpas provides quick and reliable pain relief solutions.

Salonpas Launches in Nigeria, Offers effective and long-lasting Pain Relief Solutions

“Our mission is to promote “TE-A-TE” Culture Worldwide. We highly value the culture, which is a practice of compassion for others and with our expansion to Nigeria. We are committed to serving our customers with the same level of excellence, efficacy, and compassionate treatment that Salonpas is known for worldwide.”

Also, the President & Managing Director of Hisamitsu UK Limited, Mr Hiroki Nunotani, reiterated Salonpas’s commitment to providing effective and long-lasting high-quality products, using only the best components, and adhering to strict manufacturing standards. 

Salonpas Launches in Nigeria, Offers effective and long-lasting Pain Relief Solutions

Mr. Nunotani explained that Salonpas is an OTC topical analgesic solution tailored for athletes, professionals, the elderly or anyone seeking relief from daily pain and stiffness.

He noted, “By launching in Nigeria, Salonpas aims to make its products more accessible to a broader audience, enabling more people to experience the benefits of its cutting-edge pain relief technology. Our products are well-known for their advanced formulas that combine traditional medicinal approaches with modern technology, delivering targeted relief for muscle aches, joint pain, backaches, strains, and sprains. Whether it’s the Salonpas Pain Relief Patch or the Salonpas Jet Spray, each product is designed to address specific pain issues and enhance overall well-being.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *