Perrigo Approved for Generic Zegerid OTC

Perrigo announced that it has received tentative approval from the FDA for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) to market over-the-counter (OTC) omeprazole and sodium bicarbonate capsules 20mg/1100mg, the store brand equivalent to Merck’s Zegerid OTC.

Zegerid OTC is a proton pump inhibitor indicated to relieve frequent heartburn.

Perrigo expects to launch the product on the date when market formation occurs.

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