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Week of Mon, Jul 26th, 2010

GSK, Sanofi, Novartis start shipping flu vaccines

GlaxoSmithKline, sanofi-aventis and Novartis have begun U.S. distribution of flu vaccinations for the 2010-2011 flu season.

Kimberly-Clark unveils improved GoodNites

Kimberly-Clark Corp. has launched new and improved GoodNites Underwear, saying that the rollout marks the brand's "most underwear-like pant yet."

American Safety Razor files for bankruptcy

American Safety Razor Co. has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and subsequently reached an agreement to sell the company to its first-lien creditors.

Stiefel launches MaxClarity acne system

Stiefel Laboratories Inc. has introduced the MaxClarity System, an over-the-counter acne regimen, to consumers in the United States.

Caraco appoints COO

G.P. Singh Sachdeva has been named chief operating officer at Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories. Ltd.

EQ Smart Energy Drink to be carried by Walgreens

EQ Labs Inc. is slated to roll out its EQ Smart Energy Drink at Walgreens drug stores across the country.

P&G expands coupon savings

Looking to offer one-stop savings, Procter & Gamble Co. is inserting coupons from several of its brands inside specially marked products.

Cobalis to form retail marketing unit for PreHistin

Cobalis Corp., maker of the over-the-counter PreHistin Allergy Defense Formula, has entered into a distribution partnership with OTM LIC Inc. to facilitate the creation of a retail marketing and distribution division.

Perrigo gets OK for cherry cetirizine syrup

Perrigo Co. has received final approval from the Food and Drug Administration to manufacture and market over-the-counter cetirizine cherry syrup 1 mg/ml.

Topricin serves up more sizes for foot therapy cream

Topical BioMedics Inc. has added two new sizes for its all-natural Topricin Foot Therapy Cream, which was introduced last year.

Mylan rolls out minocycline ER tablets

Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. has started shipment of minocycline hydrochloride extended-release tablets, indicated for the treatment of acne.

VEET campaign aims to spur customer trials

Reckitt Benckiser's VEET depilatory brand has launched the "Get Your VEET On Challenge," in which consumers are encouraged to try the new VEET Suprem'Essence products for a weekend and share their experiences for a chance to win prizes.