ALLEGAN, Mich., Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Perrigo Company (Nasdaq: PRGO; TASE) today announced that has begun shipping over-the-counter (OTC) Ibuprofen and Diphenhydramine Citrate Tablets, 200/38 mg.
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 Company is a leading global healthcare supplier that develops, manufactures and distributes over-the-counter (OTC) and generic 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).
|SOURCE Perrigo Company|
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