Nihon Chouzai Group

The Nihon Chouzai Group is a healthcare group with a diverse range of medical professionals. With the Dispensing Pharmacy Business at its core, the Group operates the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing and Sales, Medical Professional Staffing and Placement, and Information Provision and Consulting Businesses, based on its unwavering mission to give people the closest possible support. Through a business approach centered on medical care, the Group pursues sustainability by solving social issues and aims to contribute to the wellbeing of all people.


With stores in all 47 Japanese prefectures and about 4,000 pharmacists, Nihon Chouzai is one of Japan’s largest pharmacy company. We are a source of high-quality healthcare services that are vital as Japan’s population continues to age. We have a growing number of family pharmacists, provide a variety of at-home healthcare services, and are helping increase the use of generic drugs.


Nihon Generic was established in 2005 as a manufacture of generic drugs in order to distribute high-quality generic drugs throughout Japan. This company manufactures, sells and maintain a stable supply of generic drugs for Nihon Chouzai pharmacies as well as other pharmacies and medical institutions.

Nihon Generic (Japanese version only)

Choseido Pharmaceutical Co.,Ltd.

Choseido Pharmaceutical, a manufacturer of pharmaceuticals established in 1894, joined the Nihon Chouzai Group in 2013. The company functions as one of Japan’s leading manufacturing bases of cephem antibiotics, accounting for 70% of these generic drugs produced in Japan. Some of these drugs are manufactured for other pharmaceutical companies.

Choseido Pharmaceutical (Japanese version only)


Medical Resources started operations in 2000 as a provider of staffing services for pharmacists. Today, the company is Japan’s leader in the pharmacist temporary staffing business. Activities have grown to include employment services for physicians and registered sales personnel and other healthcare professionals. As a result, Medical Resources has become a comprehensive provider of staffing services for medical professionals.

Medical Resources (Japanese version only)

Japan Medical Research Institute Co., Ltd.

Japan Medical Research Institute was established in 2012 for the purposes of broadly contributing to the society through the advancement of healthcare and pharmaceuticals by making the greatest possible use of the valuable information resources of the Nihon Chouzai Group. Based on the information resources, this company is engaged in studies and research involving pharmaceuticals for pharmaceutical companies and organizations, the provision of information, consulting services for industries associated with pharmaceuticals and healthcare, and other services.

Japan Medical Research Institute (Japanese version only)
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