J&J/McNeil Consent Decree Prequel Tops OTC Stories, Switch Leads Topics In 2014
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
“The Tan Sheet” readers also made top stories of FDA’s rejection of Bayer’s petition for aspirin as primary prevention of heart attack stroke; advisors recommending FDA consider additional label warnings for OTC NSAIDS; and FDA seeking to overhaul its OTC drug monograph process to be “more agile and responsive.”
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