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Over-the-counter (OTC) drugs

Cancer researchers are excited by new work that is indicating a cheap, over-the-counter cold remedy (N-Acetyl cysteine, or NAC) can inhibitor the tumour stroma — a cell compartment that is fundamental to the spread of cancer. more

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Pfizer has released a statement on its position concerning its consumer healthcare business, revealing that it will be considering a range of strategic alternatives as part of its efforts to best serve patients and maximise value for its shareholders more

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Catalent Pharma Solutions has entered into an exclusive, long term supply agreement to produce Pfizer’s over-the-counter (OTC) heartburn treatment, Nexium Control (esomeprazole) more

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The increase in demand for OTC pharmaceuticals can be attributed to a rise in prescription charges in England, the NHS budget squeeze, the Government’s promotion of self-medication and the switching of some prescription medicines to OTC products. more

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Bertin Pharma, a pharmaceutical R&D contract service supplier and bioreagent supplier, has acquired a 1500m2 facility for the formulation and production of clinical batches of OTC drugs from Johnson & Johnson Santé Beauté France. more

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