Perrigo Nail Lacquer Clearance

The FDA backs Ciclopirox topical solution.
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Perrigo

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got tentative Food and Drug Administration clearance for its antifungal nail lacquer Ciclopirox.

The Allegan, Mich.-based company said that the final approval is subject to expiration of patent for Penlac Nail Lacquer distributed by

Dermik Laboratories

, a division of

Sanofi Aventis

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.

Penlac, which treats mild to moderate fungal infections of fingernails and toenails, had sales of $125 million for the 12 months ended August. Its patent will expire on Sept. 18, 2007, the company added.

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