At 125, 250 and 375 points, members get a one-time-use shopping pass through e-mail or mail good for 10% off any nonprescription
regularly priced purchases.
Currently, consumers can buy nonprescription
products only at drug stores where pharmacists are in attendance.
In a March 2009 decision, a federal judge has ordered FDA not only to make the emergency contraceptive available to 17-year-old girls without a prescription within 30 days, but also to reconsider whether minors under the age of 17 should be allowed nonprescription
access to Plan B[R].
The approval of this widely-used drug for nonprescription
use will enable many people to have access to another effective treatment for their allergy symptoms," said Andrea Leonard-Segal, M.
The drugs' efficacy also is in question, as several controlled trials for nonprescription
cold and cough medications have found them no more effective than placebo in reducing cough and other symptoms of respiratory infection, the CDC noted.
2003-102 (1) clarifies that the cost of nonprescription
drugs can be reimbursed under an FSA.
Ruling 2003-102 states that the statutory exclusion for reimbursements of employee health expenses is broader than the itemized deduction for medical expenses, which doesn't apply to nonprescription
The respondents were asked when, what, and why they had prescribed for children with difficulties in initiating or maintaining sleep during the previous six months, and about their beliefs and attitudes regarding the use of both nonprescription
and prescription drugs.
HRA Pharma Laboratoire has been involved in promoting nonprescription
access to emergency contraception worldwide, and our levonorgestrel-only emergency contraceptive product, NorLevo, has been available without a prescription in France since June 1999.
To help consumers avoid potential problems when taking prescription or nonprescription
medicines, the Council on Family Health, in partnership with the US Food and Drug Administration and the National Consumers League, has released an update of its free consumer guide, Drug Interactions: What You Should Know.
The FDA and the Nonprescription
Drug Manufacturers Association oppose the idea of a three-class system.
WASHINGTON -- Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) President and CEO Scott Melville today issued the following statement regarding the Food and Drug Administration's approval of Merck's application to switch the overactive bladder treatment Oxytrol for Women([R]) to nonprescription