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Latest From Regulation, Legislation & Health

US FDA, NIST Join Forces To Improve Manufacturing, Prevent Drug And Device Shortages

The focus on innovative manufacturing will also include a new clearinghouse to share info about advanced manufacturing technology within the US agency’s device center.

FDA Policy

Global Pharma Industry Regulators Seek Unified Approach To Remote Inspections

Remote inspections are here to stay, and global regulators are aligning efforts to develop consensus on how these should be conducted.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Manufacturing

OTC Decisions November-December: GSK Labels For Nexium Promotion, Voltaren 2-Pack Approved

Approvals by FDA also include revised container and consumer information labeling for J&J's Men’s Rogaine to align with labeling for Women’s Rogaine;  bonus-pack labeling for Bayer AG’s Aleve; and 

FDA OTC Drugs

Biden Regulatory Freeze May Pause SUNSET Rule

Tactic aims to allow incoming Administration to scrutinize so-called ‘midnight rules’ issued in the final days of the Trump Administration before they take effect. Regulators may also solicit stakeholder comments on delayed rules.

FDA Regulation

FTC Shift Under Biden Administration Begins With Chairman Simons, Senior Staff Resigning

While expected following start of Biden administration, Simon’s resignation is “somewhat of a surprise” considering it will change the balance of power to the Democrats ahead of when his term would have been ended, says advertising law attorney Ivan Wasserman.

Leadership Politics

Hand Sanitizer Problems Prompt US FDA Guidance On Keeping Methanol Out Of Other OTC Drugs

Final guidance, for pharmaceutical alcohol used as an active or inactive ingredient in other drugs as well as hand sanitizers, “will help pharmaceutical manufacturers avoid using pharmaceutical alcohol contaminated with or substituted with methanol in drug products.”

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Latest From Deals & Health

Bridges Consumer Startup Reaches Brands For Specialty Conditions In Clarion Deal

Acquiring Clarion Brands from Swander Pace, Bridges Consumer Healthcare adds portfolio of OTC and supplement brands for symptoms including tinnitus, urinary pain relief and excessive sweating.

OTC Drugs Dietary Supplements

Perrigo Adds University Research To Tool Box With Deals And Pipeline For Self-Care Market Growth

“Formal partnership” connects Michigan State's clinical and research expertise with Perrigo's product innovation, manufacturing scale and retail distribution network, Despite breadth and depth of Perrigo’s product lineup, it expects another $1b annually could come from segments where it has no or little market share.

OTC Drugs M & A

Respiratory Health Diagnostic Seeks New Partner As RB Deal Aborted

Australia's ResApp has terminated a deal with RB to bring to market a smartphone app to identify different respiratory conditions. Previously, Sanofi and ResApp failed to agree a deal for the technology.

Digital Health OTC Devices
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Latest From Business Strategies & Health

Health And Wellness Trademark Review 19 January, 2021

Trademarks are registered and published for opposition with the US Patent and Trademark Office and are published weekly in the agency's Official Gazette.

Dietary Supplements OTC Drugs

EU Business Round-Up: Galenica Boosted By Deals, Alliance's Sales Rise, And Beiersdorf Relaunches Wound Care

Latest EU business news: Galenica posts sales up in 2020 thanks to deals; Alliance Pharma's Consumer sales edge up despite COVID-19; and Beiersdorf is relaunching its wound care range with sustainability in mind.

Europe Sales & Earnings

Bridges Consumer Startup Reaches Brands For Specialty Conditions In Clarion Deal

Acquiring Clarion Brands from Swander Pace, Bridges Consumer Healthcare adds portfolio of OTC and supplement brands for symptoms including tinnitus, urinary pain relief and excessive sweating.

OTC Drugs Dietary Supplements
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EU Business Round-Up: Galenica Boosted By Deals, Alliance's Sales Rise, And Beiersdorf Relaunches Wound Care

Latest EU business news: Galenica posts sales up in 2020 thanks to deals; Alliance Pharma's Consumer sales edge up despite COVID-19; and Beiersdorf is relaunching its wound care range with sustainability in mind.

Europe Sales & Earnings

P&G Boosts Guidance Again Despite Dipping 'Consumption Levels' Expected Through June

On a “strong first half of the base,” P&G increased FY2021 guidance for organic sales growth and core earnings per share despite a “sequential deceleration” in US consumption in its categories in December and so far in January.

Sales & Earnings Commercial

P&G’s Moeller Tackles ‘Volatile’ Markets

Moeller, CFO since 2009, will retain vice chairman and COO posts and continue heading P&G’s enterprise markets, the firm’s smaller markets,

Appointments Commercial
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Latest From Legal Issues & Health

FTC Shift Under Biden Administration Begins With Chairman Simons, Senior Staff Resigning

While expected following start of Biden administration, Simon’s resignation is “somewhat of a surprise” considering it will change the balance of power to the Democrats ahead of when his term would have been ended, says advertising law attorney Ivan Wasserman.

Leadership Politics

Consumer Health Goliaths Face Proposed US Class Actions For ‘Natural’ ChapStick, Selsun Blue Claims

Plaintiffs take aim at Pfizer and GlaxoSmithKline in California federal court for “natural” ChapStick claims, while Sanofi US is defending the naturalness of Selsun Blue Naturals Antidandruff Shampoo in New York’s Eastern District.

United States Legal Issues

NAD Issues Latest Decision In Fungal Nail Brands’ Claims Feud

Three years ago, the Kerasal fungal nail brand brought a challenge to the National Advertising Division that decimated claims for competing Fungi-Nail products and got federal agencies involved. The shoe is now on the other foot, as the NAD agrees with Fungi-Nail that a slew of Kerasal claims should be discontinued.

United States Advertising, Marketing & Sales
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Latest From Launches & Health

Health And Wellness Trademark Review 19 January, 2021

Trademarks are registered and published for opposition with the US Patent and Trademark Office and are published weekly in the agency's Official Gazette.

Dietary Supplements OTC Drugs

EU Business Round-Up: Galenica Boosted By Deals, Alliance's Sales Rise, And Beiersdorf Relaunches Wound Care

Latest EU business news: Galenica posts sales up in 2020 thanks to deals; Alliance Pharma's Consumer sales edge up despite COVID-19; and Beiersdorf is relaunching its wound care range with sustainability in mind.

Europe Sales & Earnings

Viagra Connect To Launch In Ireland Following Rx-to-OTC Switch

Viagra will soon be available OTC in Ireland following a successful switch, but patients will have to complete a mandatory consultation with a pharmacist before the ED treatment can be supplied.

Prescription To Otc Switch Launches
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Latest From Ad Campaigns & Health

German OTC Marketing Round-Up: Classic Brand Revitalisations From Stada, Angelini And Bayer

Stada’s Hoggar Night sleep aid, Angelini’s ThermaCare heat wraps and Bayer’s Rennie Peppermint - three classic German consumer healthcare brands that are being revitalized this winter.

Germany Health

OTC Advertisements In France To Carry COVID Warnings

French advertisements for OTC drugs that treat symptoms which could be associated with COVID-19 are set to carry new warning statements following a recommendation by the country's medicines regulator. 

France Ad Campaigns

Viatris’ Upjohn Breaking Taboo Around Erectile Dysfunction With UK PR Campaign

Erectile problems prevent a quarter of Brits from being intimate with a partner. Viatris' Upjohn - which markets Viagra Connect in the UK - is working with the Men’s Health Forum, sexual health charity Brook and dating expert Sarah Louise Ryan raise awareness of the problem and get men talking about the issue with their partners and with healthcare professionals. 

United Kingdom Health
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Latest From Ad Complaints & Health

FTC Shift Under Biden Administration Begins With Chairman Simons, Senior Staff Resigning

While expected following start of Biden administration, Simon’s resignation is “somewhat of a surprise” considering it will change the balance of power to the Democrats ahead of when his term would have been ended, says advertising law attorney Ivan Wasserman.

Leadership Politics

Avadim Adamant Its Support For Homeopathic Topical Ad Claims Meets FTC Standards

Avadim Health could get FTC scrutiny after it declines to comply with two findings by an industry self-regulation group to discontinue 26 claims for its Theraworx Relief homeopathic products. It says the analysis “misapplied the well-recognized standards of substantiation” established by FTC. 

Ad Complaints OTC Drugs

Top 10 UK OTC Marketing Stories 2020: Digital Health And Probiotics Lead The Way

HBW Insight's countdown of the top-10 most read UK OTC marketing stories in 2020 includes launches and campaigns from consumer health players such as Sanofi, J&J, GSK and Bayer, amongst others.

United Kingdom Health
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