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Watson Seeking FDA Clarification On Nicotine Gum User Guide, Cassette

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

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Watson Pharmaceuticals has contacted FDA seeking clarification on how similar its generic nicotine gum's user guide and audiocassette must be to those that are sold with the innovator product, SmithKline Beecham's Nicorette.

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