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FDA Issues Warnings For Nose Sprays, Eye Drops
2012-10-27 06:40:13

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning that some types of eye drops and nasal decongestant sprays could be seriously harmful to children if swallowed. The offending over-the-counter health products can be poisonous if misused by young children, and can cause "serious health consequences" if they are consumed, FDA pharmacist Yelena Maslov said in a statement, according to CBS News writer Ryan Jaslow. The federal...

2010-04-01 07:30:00

WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Merck & Co., Inc. announced that beginning today, ZEGERID OTC(TM) (omeprazole 20 mg/sodium bicarbonate 1100 mg capsules), a new over-the-counter (OTC) option for treating frequent heartburn without a prescription, will become available in drug stores, grocery stores, mass merchandisers and club stores nationwide. The only OTC proton pump inhibitor (PPI) product with two active ingredients, ZEGERID OTC delivers relief in a different way....

2009-12-01 16:34:00

WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Merck & Co., Inc. today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved ZEGERID OTC(TM) (omeprazole 20 mg/sodium bicarbonate 1100 mg capsules), for over-the-counter treatment of frequent heartburn. ZEGERID OTC will be marketed over-the-counter by Schering-Plough HealthCare Products, Inc., the consumer healthcare division of Merck & Co., Inc. Schering-Plough and Merck merged on November 3, 2009. ZEGERID OTC...

2009-03-03 07:45:00

100 Percent Purified Seawater Helps Users Breathe Freely KENILWORTH, N.J., March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schering-Plough Corporation (NYSE: SGP) today announced the launch of AFRIN(R) PureSea(TM) Hydrating Nasal Rinse, the only nasal rinse product entirely made of 100 percent purified sea water. Available in the cold/allergy aisle at retailers nationwide, AFRIN PureSea is clinically proven to cleanse nasal and sinus passages of mucus, pollutants, and irritants so users can breathe...


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