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U.K. boosts ibuprofen gel strength, pack size

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency increases from 5 percent to 10 percent the maximum strength of ibuprofen gel available via OTC sale for local symptomatic relief of pain and inflammation. In a July 8 decision on Diomed Developments Ltd.'s April 2010 request, the agency approved increasing the maximum OTC - or general sale - ibuprofen pack size from 2.5 g to 4 g (1"The Tan Sheet" April 5, 2010, In Brief)

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