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Week of Mon, Apr 16th, 2012

Par Pharma buys rights for Dexilant generic

Par Pharmaceutical Cos. has agreed to acquire the U.S. rights to market and distribute a generic version of Dexilant, an antacid.

La Roche-Posay serves up solutions for sensitive skin

La Roche-Posay is highlighting its array of products formulated for sensitive skin during Rosacea Awareness Month in April and for National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month in May.

Dr. Neuzil's Irrigator nasal spray lands CDMA distribution

Dr. Neuzil's Irrigator nasal cleansing spray has been added to the distribution channel of the Chain Drug Marketing Association (CDMA).

Taro appoints new chairman

Kal Sundaram has been named chairman of the board of directors at Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.

Lay's unveils BLT-flavored chips

This month Frito-Lay plans to roll out Lay's Classic BLT-flavored potato chips, which blend the taste of a bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich with a potato chip.

IBM to sell retail POS technology business to Toshiba

IBM Corp. plans to sell its IBM Retail Store Solutions (RSS) business to Toshiba TEC Corp. for $850 million.

3M rolls out 'greener' Scotch masking tape

3M has introduced Scotch Greener Masking Tapes, designed to provide the same reliable performance as other Scotch masking tape while creating less waste and conserving paper resources.

PhRMA names Lilly's Lechleiter as chairman

John Lechleiter, chairman and chief executive officer of Eli Lilly and Co., has been elected chairman of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA).

Perrigo releases generic Mucinex

Perrigo Co. has begun shipping guaifenesin extended-release tablets 600 mg, a generic version of Mucinex tablets.

Mylan ships Lescol generic version

Mylan Inc. has been cleared to market fluvastatin capsules, a treatment for high cholesterol.