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Pfizer Building Viagra As Pan-European Consumer Health Brand With Rx-To-OTC Switch In Norway

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Pfizer has taken the first steps towards turning its Viagra erectile dysfunction treatment into a pan-European OTC brand by taking advantage of Norway's new "non-prescription medicines with guidance" category to secure the Rx-to-OTC switch of the product. Norway will be the second European market where Viagra is available OTC after the UK switched the drug in 2017.

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