The brands, including BC, Goody's, Beano, Ecotrin
, FiberChoice and Tagamet, had sales of approximately $200 million in 2011.
It is found in such products as Ascription, Ecotrin
, Bufferin, Aspergurn, Alka-Seltzer, and many others.
Prestige said the transactions will be the largest in the company's history and will provide Prestige Brands Holdings Inc with brands including: the BC, Goody's and Ecotrin
brands of pain relievers; Beano, Gaviscon, Phazyme, Tagamet and Fiber Choice GI brands; and the Sominex sleep aid brand.
The brands manufactured at Aiken, include alli, Beano, Ecotrin
, Nytol, Phazyme, Sominex and Tagamet/Stomedine.
Examples aspirin/BAYER, ECOTRIN
celecoxib/CELEBREX ibuprofen/MOTRIN, ADVIL nabumetone/RELAFEN naproxen/ANAPROX, ALEVE, NAPROSYN
Aspirin, available as Bayer, Bufferin and Ecotrin
brands, is also an NSAID but is used primarily for relieving short-term pain.