Perrigo Continues Overhaul Adding HRA Pharma, Boosts Chances For OTC Oral Contraceptive In US
HRA’s approval for pharmacy sales of a daily oral contraceptive the UK and its ongoing work on an NDA to propose making another progestin-only contraceptive ingredient available OTC in the US stand out as additions to Perrigo’s business with the most substantial revenue impacts.
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Perrigo has announced a deal to acquire consumer healthcare company HRA Pharma for €1.8bn. The move comes after the firm shed the majority of its prescription pharmaceuticals interests in recent years and completes its transformation into a fully self-care focused company.
Acquiring HRA Pharma, Perrigo could take OTC switch lead, likely starting with HRA’s daily oral contraceptive before moving to numerous other potential candidates. Pharmas previously busy in switch have other priorities for their consumer health businesses.