Perrigo Receives FDA Approval for Calcium Acetate Capsules
Published: Jun 06, 2012
Phoslo® Gelcaps (calcium acetate) are indicated for hyperphosphatemia in patients with end stage kidney disease who are on dialysis. Phoslo® Gelcaps annual brand and equivalent generics sales were approximately $95 million, as measured by Wolters Kluwer Health.
Perrigo's Chairman, President and CEO Joseph C. Papa stated, "This product is another example of Perrigo's commitment to expand our portfolio and bring new products to market. This is another demonstration of our strategy to provide more affordable, high quality healthcare products to patients."
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).
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