12/11/2007

The FDA has granted Dexcel Pharma Technologies Ltd. approval to market omeprazole, a generic version of AstraZeneca PLC's heartburn drug Prilosec, for use without prescription. Perrigo Co., Dexcel's partner in marketing the drug, said the over-the-counter tablets may be launched in the U.S. in the first quarter of 2008.

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