OTC drug market, according to the Nonprescription Drugs
USA 2011 report by international consulting and research firm Kline & Company.
Yet until now, only a few members of the $18 billion nonprescription drug
industry voluntarily produced easy-to-read instructions.
6%, Rx-to-OTC switches like Plan B and Prilosec, new products in personal lubricants, and cold medications outperformed the market average by large margins, according to data in Nonprescription Drugs
Zepharma was created in October 2004 through the integration of the nonprescription drug
divisions of Yamanouchi Pharmaceutical Co.
Fleet ranks among the top nonprescription drug
companies in the U.
Sabatini has been actively involved in CRN activities, having served as the chair of the Government Relations Committee for four years, during which time the Dietary Supplement and Nonprescription Drug
Consumer Protection Act became law.
22 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson's acquisition of Pfizer's Consumer Healthcare unit last year has created a behemoth in the Canadian nonprescription drug
market and has left other industry players wondering how to best compete with the drug giant in a slow- growth market.
If the deal is struck, Astellas will withdraw from the nonprescription drug
market and concentrate on prescription drugs.
According to AHPA, the dietary supplement industry faces two major new regulatory requirements, as does the agency: (1) a final rule on current good manufacturing practice (cGMP) for manufacturing, packaging, labeling and holding dietary supplements, which was released this past June; and (2) the Dietary Supplement and Nonprescription Drug
Consumer Protection Act, a new law requiring serious adverse event reports (AERs) associated with dietary supplements and over-the counter (OTC) drugs be submitted to the FDA, which goes into effect this December.
22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A widely available nonprescription drug
-- Prilosec OTC -- is as effective a treatment for heartburn and acid reflux disease as prescription drugs costing almost 10 times more, according to an analysis from Consumer Reports Best Buy Drugs, a public education project of Consumers Union.
A new law, the Dietary Supplement and Nonprescription Drug
Consumer Protection Act, enacted just last month, goes into effect in December 2007.
The Act authorizes FDA to refuse admission of nonprescription drug
or dietary supplement products if (1) the label does not contain the name and domestic address or telephone number of the responsible person, (2) FDA has credible information indicating that the foreign manufacturer, packer, or distributor has not complied with the serious adverse event reporting requirements, or (3) the foreign manufacturer, packer, or distributor has not allowed FDA access to its records of adverse events.