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Perrigo to Introduce New Dosing System and Labeling for Certain Pediatric Pain Relievers
Date:5/5/2011

ALLEGAN, Mich., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Perrigo Company (Nasdaq: PRGO; TASE) today announced it will be changing the dosing device for pediatric suspensions from a dropper to a new syringe dosing system designed to help consumers more clearly dispense the proper amount of medication. The company will also be labeling its dye-free infants' and children's pediatric suspensions as high-fructose corn syrup-free.

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These product improvements will occur this summer when Perrigo and other manufacturers transition to the same single concentration (160 mg / 5 mL) for all single-ingredient over-the-counter (OTC) pediatric liquid acetaminophen products.  At that time, Perrigo's new infant acetaminophen formulas will contain the same amount of active ingredient (per mL) as the current children's pain relief formulas on the market.  Based on a January 2011 survey of 400 practicing pediatricians, Perrigo found that pediatricians support this improvement. Over 80 percent of pediatricians surveyed thought that the active ingredient concentration (per mL) of infant and children's acetaminophen OTC liquid pain reliever/fever reducers should be the same.

A majority of the pediatricians also support the move from a dropper to a syringe dosing system, primarily because they felt the syringe was more accurate, safe and hygienic.  Perrigo will be conducting an extensive pediatrician outreach program to educate pediatricians on the new changes.

Perrigo also recently conducted extensive research with parents on infants' and children's OTC products that relieve pain and reduce fever.  More than half of the 600 mothers surveyed indicated a preference for children's medications that contained no high-fructose corn syrup.  In respon
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