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Two Formulations of Promethazine Suppositories Approved by the FDA

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J. (Dow Jones)--Able Laboratories Inc. received Food and Drug Administration (News - Websites) approval for its abbreviated new drug application for two additional formulations of promethazine suppositories.

The product, which is used to treat allergies, anaphylactic reaction, pre- and post-operative sedation and nausea and vomiting, is a generic equivalent to Wyeth's (WYE) Phenergan suppositories.

In a press release Monday, pharmaceutical maker Able Laboratories said it now offers generic versions of Phenergan suppositories in 50 milligrams, 25 mg and 12.mg strengths.

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