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Perrigo Announces FDA Tentative Approval for Ibuprofen PM
Date:10/29/2008

ALLEGAN, Mich., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Perrigo Company (Nasdaq: PRGO; TASE) today announced that it has received tentative approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for over-the-counter (OTC) Ibuprofen and Diphenhydramine Citrate Tablets, 200/38 mg. The national brand's exclusivity ends prior to the end of the calendar year.

The product will be marketed under store brand labels and is comparable to Wyeth Consumer Healthcare's Advil(R) PM tablets, 200/38 mg, indicated as a pain reliever (NSAID)/nighttime sleep-aid. Estimated brand sales for the product for the last 12 months ending September 28, 2008 were $70 million.

Perrigo's Chairman and CEO Joseph C. Papa stated, "This is another example of Perrigo's investment in new products making quality healthcare more affordable to American consumers. This is an important addition to our portfolio of products that saves the consumer of our OTC healthcare products approximately $1 billion annually when compared to the higher priced national brands."

Perrigo Company is a leading global healthcare supplier that develops, manufactures and distributes OTC and prescription pharmaceuticals, nutritional products, active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) and consumer products. The Company is the world's largest manufacturer of OTC pharmaceutical products for the store brand market. The Company's primary markets and locations of manufacturing facilities are the United States, Israel, Mexico and the United Kingdom. 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 known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, levels of activity, performance or achievements of the Company or its industry to be materially different from those expressed or implied by any forward-looking statements. In some cases, forward-looking statements can be identified by terminology such as "may," "will," "could," "would," "should," "expect," "plan," "anticipate," "intend," "believe," "estimate," "predict," "potential" or other comparable terminology. The Company has based these forward-looking statements on its current expectations, assumptions, estimates and projections. While the Company believes these expectations, assumptions, estimates and projections are reasonable, such forward-looking statements are only predictions and involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond the Company's control. These and other important factors, including those discussed under "Risk Factors" in the Company's Form 10-K for the year ended June 28, 2008, as well as the Company's subsequent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, may cause actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements in this press release are made only as of the date hereof, and unless otherwise required by applicable securities laws, the Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.


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