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Perrigo Announces FDA Approval And Launch Of The Store Brand Equivalent To Flonase®

DUBLIN, May 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Perrigo Company plc (NYSE: PRGO; TASE) and its partner West-Ward Pharmaceuticals Corp. today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved, and that Perrigo has launched, fluticasone propionate nasal spray USP, 50 mcg per spray, the store brand equivalent to Flonase®. This product is packaged and marketed as store brand or retailer 'own label' brands and provides consumers with a high-quality, value alternative to Flonase®.

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Flonase® (fluticasone propionate nasal spray USP, 50 mcg per spray) is indicated for the temporary relief of hay fever or other upper respiratory allergies in adult and pediatric patients 4 years of age and older. Combined store brand and national brand sales for the twelve months ending May 2016 were $343 million

Perrigo's CEO John T. Hendrickson stated, "This product approval and launch demonstrates the power of Perrigo's OTC platform. Our team has made significant efforts to bring this important product to our customers and consumers in the U.S. Important product launches like the store brand switch of fluticasone are what drive the Perrigo advantage by providing our consumers with high quality, value alternatives in important treatment categories."

About Perrigo

Perrigo Company plc, a top five global over-the-counter ("OTC") consumer goods and pharmaceutical company, offers patients and customers high quality products at affordable prices. From its beginnings in 1887 as a packager of generic home remedies, Perrigo, headquartered in Ireland, has grown to become the world's largest manufacturer of OTC products and supplier of infant formulas for the store brand market. The Company is also a leading provider of generic extended topical prescription products and receives royalties from Multiple Sclerosis drug Tysabri®. Perrigo provides Quality Affordable Healthcare Products® across a wide variety of product categories and geographies primarily in North America, Europe, and Australia, as well as other markets, including Israel, China and Latin America. Visit Perrigo online at (http://www.perrigo.com).

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For further information: Bradley Joseph, Vice President, Global Investor Relations, (269) 686-3373, bradley.joseph@perrigo.com, or, Arthur J. Shannon, Vice President, Global Corporate Affairs and European Investor Relations, (269) 686-1709, ajshannon@perrigo.com