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Alli- a New Weapon for War Against the Bulges
...oduced to drugstore shelves with a new name and in nonprescription
strength on Friday in a reincarnated form dubbed Alli. It has been introduced by the world GlaxoSmithKline Plc, the world's second-largest drug maker. Despite an explosion of diets and exercise regimes, Americans are fatter than ever. More than two-...
New York Governor to Introduce Bill to Strengthen Abortion Rights
... “that criminalizes, among other things, providing nonprescription
contraception to minors,” according to the governor’s office. “Even if the Supreme Court does not understand the law, we do,” Spitzer said and added, “New York State will continue to be a beacon of civil rights and protection of women’s rights.” ...
Allergy OTC Medicines–Speak With Your Pharmacis
... allergy but is also the active ingredient in many nonprescription
sleep products. Conceivably, you could have a situation in which a sleep medicine, like Sominex, has not worn off before the individual takes their allergy medicine. It’s a drug interaction of products containing the same active ingredient. “With p...
Bush Supports Restriction to ‘Morning–After’ Pll
...chenbach, as acting FDA commissioner has supported nonprescription
emergency contraception sales for adults which earned him the opposition of some conservatives. Bush said, "I believe that Plan B ought to require a prescription for minors. That's what I believe." Barr Pharmaceutical’s two attempts to win governm...
Long Term Mediation Not Advisable To Treat Hot Flashes
... hot flashes. Researchers also examined studies of nonprescription
extracts from soy and red clover, which contain plant estrogens called isoflavones and are marketed as a natural treatment for hot flashes. But none of these drugs or extracts is approved by the food and drug administration to treat hot flashes. Amon...
Want To Prevent Heartburn? Watch Out What And When You Eat
Those who suffer from heartburn can get many nonprescription
medications that can help to ease the symptoms. // But it is important to know about the cause of the heartburn, before one could turn to medications. As far as heartburn is concerned, much depends on what we eat and equally more important is when w...
Many Nonprescription Cough Medicines Proves Ineffective
...e people spend around $3.5 billion a year to these nonprescription
cough medicines. There are many nonprescription
cough medicines, but most contain the same types of active ingredients in a limited number of streng...
FDA to bring about changes in Marketed Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs
... the drug. Manufacturer of other prescription and nonprescription
non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) were also asked to provide a similar label highlighting the cardiovascular and gastrointestinal risks associated with the use of the said drugs. The makers of over the counter NSAIDs were also asked to pr...