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Executive Summary

To begin shipping private-label equivalents of Miles' Alka-Seltzer Plus cold, cough & cold, and nighttime cold medicine in liquid gelcaps by early 1995. The company also plans to introduce in January 1995 Multi-Symptom Plus cough remedy for children in packages of 24 chewable cherry tablets and four-ounce bottles of cherry liquid. Both compare to Tylenol cold. Perrigo will launch a maximum strength non-aspirin flu medication modeled after Tylenol Flu Night Time in early 1995 in packages of 20 gelcaps. In December, Perrigo will introduce Diphadryl, a private- label version of Warner Wellcome's Benadryl complete allergy medication that will be available in packages of 24 softgels. During the upcoming cold/flu season, Perrigo expects to introduce Diphedryl allergy/sinus/headache formula (24 caplets), dye-free allergy formula (diphenhydramine HCl) in 24 clear liquid gelcaps, and a four-ounce alcohol-,sugar-and dye-free elixir (diphenhydramine HCl) in 12 pediatric doses. Perrigo recently began shipping a 72-tablet, private-label equivalent to Tums Ultra Strength in assorted fruit flavors. In early 1995, Perrigo's entire analgesic category in gelcaps and caplets will be available with twist-cap packaging similar to the Tylenol Fast-Cap and Advil Easy-Open-Cap

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