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J&J asks MHRA for antifungal switch

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

Johnson & Johnson's McNeil division requests the U.K. Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency switch its antifungal Daktarin Intensiv Cream (ketoconazole 2%) from pharmacy to general sale list status. The same active ingredient is found in J&J's Nizoral Anti-dandruff Shampoo which has been GSL in the U.K. since 2001 and switched to U.S. OTC sale in 1997 (1"The Tan Sheet" Jan. 28, 2002)

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