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Consider Environmental Risks During OTC Reclassification, Says Sweden's Drugs Regulator

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Sweden's national drugs regulator says environmental contamination risks should be reviewed as part of the overall benefit/risk assessment when reclassifying OTCs for sale outside pharmacies.

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