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Week of Mon, Jan 17th, 2011

Coty plans Heidi Klum signature fragrance

Coty Inc. has partnered with supermodel Heidi Klum to develop and market a new celebrity signature fragrance.

Consumer Healthcare Products Association appoints VP

Next month, Emily Skor is slated to join the Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) as vice president of communications and alliance development.

Purdue rolls out Butrans transdermal system to Rx

Purdue Pharma has made its Butrans Transdermal System CIII opiod analgesic available by prescription.

Hershey's Drops make their debut

The Hershey Co. has unveiled a snack version of its classic flavors with the rollout of its new Hershey's Drops.

Perrigo to buy Paddock Laboratories

Perrigo Co. plans to acquire generic drug maker and marketer Paddock Laboratories Inc. for $540 million in cash.

Dr. Reddy's ships generic of Protonix

Dr. Reddy's Laboratories has rolled out pantoprazole sodium delayed-released tablets, an antacid medication.

Novo Nordisk honored for insulin pen design

Novo Nordisk has received a 2010 Good Design Award for its NovoPen Echo insulin pen, designed primarily for the needs of children.

IMS Health to acquire SDI

IMS Health Inc. has entered an agreement to acquire health care analytics firm SDI Health LLC.

Pernix, ParaPRO to launch head lice treatment

Pernix Therapeutics Holdings Inc. and ParaPRO LLC plan to ship Natroba, a topical treatment for head lice, in the first half of this year.

TheraMax nasal spray expands retail distribution

TheraBiogen Inc. has rolled out its TheraMax homeopathic nasal spray to food and drug retailers Hannaford Supermarket and Sweetbay Supermarket.

Anti-bacterial lip balm from eos hits store shelves

Personal care brand eos has launched Tangerine Medicated Anti-Bacterial Lip Balm Smooth Sphere, a natural, medicated lip balm designed to help prevent the spread of germs.

Mylan gets OK for Precose generic

Mylan Inc. is set to ship acarbose tablets in 25-mg, 50-mg and 100-mg dosages, indicated to aid in the management of diabetes.

GSK Consumer Healthcare names North America president

Colin Mackenzie has been appointed as the new president of GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare North America.

DRSI names firm to promote diabetes energy formula

Diabetica Research Solutions Inc. (DRSI) has retained TransMedia Group to publicize ReStore! Energy, its energy formula for people with diabetes.

McNeil recalls some OTC medicines at wholesale

McNeil Consumer Healthcare is voluntarily recalling certain lots of Tylenol 8-Hour, Tylenol Arthritis Pain, Tylenol upper-respiratory products, Benadryl, Sudafed PE and Sinutab at the wholesale level.

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