Cimetidine 100 mg proposed for switch in Canada, could be approved by April.
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
CANADIAN CIMETIDINE 100 MG Rx-TO-OTC SWITCH PROPOSED by Health Canada in the Nov. 16 issue of Canada Gazette, the country's Federal Register equivalent. "This deregulatory initiative will permit cimetidine tablets to be available without a prescription," the notice states. The proposal is open to public comment for 30 days following publication. There is no marketing exclusivity granted for switch applications in Canada.
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