Tag Archives: OTC
By Clark Herman | Published: December 11, 2012
Yesterday Acura Pharmaceuticals launched its new pseudoephedrine-based product Nexafed, an over-the-counter product aimed at deterring abuse of the illicit drug methamphetamine. Pseudoephedrine, the decongestant known also as the primary ingredient in the production of methamphetamine, has been subject to a federal statute which keeps medicines with the ingredient behind the counter of all pharmacies in [...]
By Ben Comer | Published: December 5, 2012
If a drug’s label is not the final word on what is true – or untrue – about a product, then who decides what can and cannot be said during a sales detail?
By Ben Comer | Published: August 21, 2012
Over the counter drug advertising is less regulated than prescription drug marketing, and selling directly to consumers comes with the benefit of bypassing an expert middleman: your doctor. But companies should still promote with caution.