Perrigo to field store brand version of bubble gum-flavored Children's Zyrtec Allergy Syrup

ALLEGAN, Mich. — Perrigo on Tuesday announced that it has received final approval from the Food and Drug Administration for its abbreviated new drug application for cetirizine hydrochloride oral solution USP, 1 mg/mL, bubble gum flavored, the store brand equivalent to Children's Zyrtec Allergy Syrup. Perrigo expects to begin shipments of the product during the upcoming cough/cold/flu season.

Children's Zyrtec Allergy Syrup is indicated for indoor and outdoor allergies in children 2 years of age and older and is part of the overall Zyrtec brand with estimated annual sales of approximately $380 million.

Perrigo's chairman, president and CEO Joseph Papa stated, "This approval strengthens our leading store brand position and highlights our commitment to bringing new products to the market."

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