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OTC Switch Criteria For Chronic Illnesses, Risk Factors Differ - DeLap

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

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Prescription drugs that treat risk factors, rather than a chronic illness, may not be ideally suited for Rx-to-OTC switches due to the danger of side effects, FDA's Robert DeLap, MD/PhD, suggested at the Drug Information Association annual meeting in San Diego June 12-13.

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