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Allergy Pill Allegra to be Available as OTC Medication

by Kathy Jones on January 26, 2011 at 7:21 PM
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 Allergy Pill Allegra to be Available as OTC Medication

Allegra, the best-selling antihistamine used to combat allergies, will now be sold over-the-counter sale after the FDA gave its green signal for the same.

Allegra maker Sanofi-aventis revealed that the drug will be retailed by March 4, which means that consumers will be able to buy it in time for the spring allergy season.

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"Pricing for the Allegra family of OTC products will be at the discretion of each retailer," a spokesperson for Sanofi-aventis U.S told WebMD.

Other products that will be sold OTC include Children's Allegra 12-hour tablets, Children's Allegra 12-Hour Orally Disintegrating Tablets, Allegra Liquid and Allegra-D 24-Hour and 12-Hour Allergy and Congestion Extended Release Tablets.


Source: Medindia
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