ALLEGAN, Mich., Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Perrigo Company (Nasdaq: PRGO;TASE) today announced that it has received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its abbreviated new drug application for morphine sulfate 100ml/5% oral solution. Perrigo will commence shipment of the product immediately.
Morphine sulfate oral solution, a Schedule II controlled substance, is indicated for the relief of moderate to severe acute and chronic pain where use of an opioid analgesic is appropriate. Generic annual sales were approximately $26 million, as measured by Wolters Kluwer Health.
Perrigo's Chairman, President and CEO Joseph C. Papa stated, "This approval is a testament to our continued commitment to bring new specialized products to market. We continue to focus on our mission of making healthcare more accessible and affordable for consumers."
Perrigo Company is a leading global healthcare supplier that develops, manufactures and distributes OTC and generic prescription (Rx) pharmaceuticals, infant formulas, nutritional products, and active pharmaceutical ingredients (API). The Company is the world's largest manufacturer of OTC pharmaceutical products and infant formulas, both for the store brand market. The Company's primary markets and locations of manufacturing and logistics operations are the United States, Israel, Mexico, the United Kingdom and Australia. Visit Perrigo on the Internet (http://www.perrigo.com).
Note: Certain statements in this press release are forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and are subject to the safe harbor created thereby. These statements relate to future events or the Company's future financial performance and involve k
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