Tag Archive: OTC Drugs

Apr 30

Potential Changes to FDA Regulation of Homeopathic Drugs

On April 20, 2015 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) heard testimony regarding homeopathic drugs and the Agency’s role in the regulation thereof. These two-day long hearings come after the FDA received over 1,500 public comments about the possibility of regulating homeopathic drugs in a manner consistent with over-the-counter (OTC) drugs. A primer for the …

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Jan 31

FDA Approves Bladder Control Drug for OTC Use, Highlighting Rx to OTC Switch

On January 25, 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) announced the approval of the first women’s bladder control product available without a doctor’s prescription. In the past, all bladder control drugs were only available by prescription. This product, called Oxytol for Women, will be made available without a prescription for women aged 18 …

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