Rowex launches OTC sumatriptan in Ireland
This article was originally published in OTC Bulletin
Migraine sufferers in Ireland will for the first time be able to access a sumatriptan product without a prescription thanks to the OTC launch of Rowex’s Sumatran Relief.
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