Mohit Ghose, spokesman for the American Association of Health Plans, said it's possible that health plans will "take a hard look at what their copay structure is for other similar classes of drugs within their formularies" once Claritin
Schering-Plough is the manufacturer of the allergy medication Claritin
, a huge revenue earner for the company.
Special Considerations: Like Claritin
, Clarinex appears to be a benign medication with a high therapeutic index, said Dr.
An FDA advisory committee has voted overwhelmingly to recommend over-the-counter status for Claritin
, Allegra, and Zyrtec, three popular prescription allergy drugs.
The launch of the new Claritin
RediTab formulation helped further boost sales, whilst a new orphan indication was filed in September 2004.
NYSE: MRK), and the maker of non-drowsy CLARITIN
allergy medicines, wants to learn what millions of American allergy sufferers are able to do when they aren't hindered by bothersome symptoms.
A federal advisory panel recommended that nonprescription Claritin
be approved so people could eventually buy the drug over the counter.
should be approved for sale as an over-the-counter drug, experts recommended at a Food and Drug Administration's Nonprescription Drug Advisory Committee meeting.
Jumping to the front of the corporate handout line was Schering-Plough, the maker of the popular allergy drug Claritin
, and hardly a company in need.
1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schering-Plough Corporation today announced the introduction of CLARITIN
12-Hour, the only 12-hour allergy medicine found in the allergy aisle.
A federal advisory panel recommended this week that nonprescription Claritin
be approved so that people could eventually buy the drug over the counter.
Schering-Plough has filed for approval of a switch to OTC status for Claritin