Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Pfizer pulls E.U. application to sell Viagra over the counter

Changing Viagra to OTC status has to be years away at least, but wouldn't it be a fascinating counseling challenge for the pharmacist in the local drugstore?

From MarketWatch:
Pfizer said it still thinks that Viagra at a 50-milligram dose is a suitable candidate for non-prescription supply through pharmacists.

But it's withdrawn its application after the European Medicines Agency's Medicinal Products for Human Use said it had some concerns.

"The withdrawal of the application will enable evaluation of further information and additional data that may be required to allow any future assessments under the centralized procedure," Pfizer said. ...more

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