FDA approves new Claritin label
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
FDA will allow Schering-Plough to communicate on its product label that Claritin relieves both indoor and outdoor allergies, potentially extending the OTC non-drowsy allergy medicine's benefits beyond seasonal allergy treatment. Previously, labels could only state that Claritin relieves outdoor allergies, S-P says Jan. 22...
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