Zocor Brand For Pharmacy Access Drug May Create Confusion – Galpharm
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
Use of the Zocor brand name for the nonprescription version of Merck's prescription statin "has the massive potential to cause confusion with [prescription] products which could have serious ramifications," Galpharm Healthcare says in comments to the UK's Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
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