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Worldwide Over-the-Counter (OTC) Drug Market by Bharat Book Bureau Posted Mon 10 May 2010 4:13am The Worldwide Over-the-Counter (OTC) Drug Market Over-the-Counter (OTC) drugs are non-prescription drugs sold to consumers by convenience and grocery stores. These drugs include pain relievers, cough and cold remedies, sleeping aids, antifungals, and other products approved for use as a self-medication product. There has been a particular foc ... Read on »
OTC Drugs Linked to Health Complications in Seniors by OCnaturaldoc Health Maven Posted Mon 05 Oct 2009 10:03pm According to the Journal of Clinical Interventions in Aging, a research study conducted by the University of Indiana shows that several popular over-the-counter drugs commonly used for cold symptoms, pain and sleep issues, have shown to increase risk of cognitive impairment and delirium in seniors.  They are: • Benadryl • Dramamine ... Read on »
Additions/Deletions for Prescription and OTC Drug Product Lists by FDA Posted Fri 18 Jun 2010 12:38pm This document is not a cumulative list of approved Prescription and OTC Drug Products but a list of the new additions and new deletions to the Prescription and OTC Drug Product Lists for a specific month. This information must be used in conjunction with the most current Cumulative Supplement and Orange Book. Additions ... Read on »
FDA Issues Final Guidance for Liquid OTC Drug Products with Dispensing Devices by Medline Plus Posted Thu 05 May 2011 10:02am FDA issues final guidance for liquid OTC drug products with dispensing devices Goal is to avoid accidental overdose The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today released its final guidance to firms that manufacture, market, or distribute over-the-counter (OTC) liquid drug products packaged with cups, droppers, syringes, and ... Read on »
Prescription and OTC Drug Recalls Soaring by jeanneg99 Posted Wed 08 Sep 2010 12:35pm Prescription and OTC Drug Recalls Soaring This article really shocked me - and when it comes to drug companies, profits and marketing, I thought I was armor-plated against shock. Read a bit of this just to get the list of children's medications that have been recalled - many of them over the counter medicines such as Tylenol that I'm betting ... Read on »
PIRACETAM, OTC drug by Robert D. M. Patient Expert Posted Mon 27 Apr 2009 10:11pm 3 Comments Piracetam ; i looked into this drug and tried it out, it did increase all of the stated benefits, so i thought i would share. Google the name for personal research and companies that sell by mail. * Piracetam (brand name: Nootropil, Qropi, Myocalm, Dinagen, Synaptine ) is a nootropic. It is a dietary supplement which is claimed to enhance ... Read on »
Moms take up cause to teach teens about the Dangers of OTC Drug Abuse by Lena Butler Posted Thu 04 Apr 2013 10:31am Thank you to Klean Treatment Center for this guest post! A group of mothers have taken it into their own hands to spread the word about a lesser known kind of drug abuse among teens; over-the-counter medicine abuse. Tammy Walsh, who has a son in recovery from OTC medicine abuse, has come forward to use [...] Read on »
OTC DRUG Nationwide Recall Benzalkonium Chloride Antiseptic Wipes by FDA Posted Tue 31 Jul 2012 9:39pm FDA posts press releases and other notices of recalls and market withdrawals from the firms involved as a service to consumers, the media, and other interested parties. FDA does not endorse either the product or the company. Contact: 1-800-243-0741 productsupport@dukal.com . Fax: 1-800-FDA-0178   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEA ... Read on »
1st OTC Drug Approved for Women with Overactive Bladder by Medline Plus Posted Fri 25 Jan 2013 11:38am Oxytrol is intended for use by those 18 and older Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Over-the-Counter Medicines , Urinary Incontinence Read on »
OTC DRUG Nationwide Recall--Important information for patients about IV PREP Antiseptic Wipes by FDA Posted Mon 07 Mar 2011 5:03pm FDA posts press releases and other notices of recalls and market withdrawals from the firms involved as a service to consumers, the media, and other interested parties. FDA does not endorse either the product or the company. Contact: Media: Mary Heather Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide 212-880-5376 mary.heather@ogilvyp ... Read on »