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June 30, 2001 | Reuters
Barr Laboratories Inc. said it will acquire Duramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. in a stock swap valued at about $589 million, adding to its line of oral contraceptives and hormone products for women. Barr said it would exchange one of its shares for 3.9032 shares of Duramed. Cincinnati-based Duramed rose 99 cents to $17.89 on Nasdaq, while Barr fell $2.24 to $69.20 on the Big Board.
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June 30, 2001 | Reuters
Barr Laboratories Inc. said it will acquire Duramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. in a stock swap valued at about $589 million, adding to its line of oral contraceptives and hormone products for women. Barr said it would exchange one of its shares for 3.9032 shares of Duramed. Cincinnati-based Duramed rose 99 cents to $17.89 on Nasdaq, while Barr fell $2.24 to $69.20 on the Big Board.
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June 14, 1997 | (Bloomberg News)
Duramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. said it will appeal a Food and Drug Administration decision keeping its generic version of a blockbuster estrogen drug off the market. The company's appeal is based in part on a report from Health and Human Services investigators that raised questions about the formulation of the brand-name drug, sold as Premarin by American Home Products Corp.
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June 14, 1997 | (Bloomberg News)
Duramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. said it will appeal a Food and Drug Administration decision keeping its generic version of a blockbuster estrogen drug off the market. The company's appeal is based in part on a report from Health and Human Services investigators that raised questions about the formulation of the brand-name drug, sold as Premarin by American Home Products Corp.
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October 2, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Two lots of a prescription antihistamine are being recalled because the packages may contain a blood pressure medication, the Food and Drug Administration said today. The antihistamine is Bioline-brand hydroxyzine pamoate in 50 mg capsules. The blood pressure medication, 0.2 mg clonidine hydrochloride, comes in scored, peach-colored tablets, with a "dp" logo above the score-line and "02" below the line.
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July 29, 1995 | From Associated Press
A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel declined Friday to recommend approval--or disapproval--of a cheaper, generic version of the nation's most prescribed drug, saying it doesn't have enough information. The committee concluded there was "insufficient data" to determine if a generic estrogen drug had to contain all of the components that are in the top-selling Premarin, a hormone-replacement drug used by about 9 million post-menopausal women.
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January 30, 2002 | From Bloomberg News
Coca-Cola Co., the largest soft-drink maker, said that 2001 volume sales matched the low end of its reduced forecast and that profit this year would be hurt by falling currencies, including the devaluation of the Argentine peso. Net income in the fourth quarter rose to $914 million, or 37 cents a share, from $242 million, or 10 cents, a year earlier, when one-time charges depressed results, the company said.
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