Headquartered in Ireland, Perrigo acquires the exclusive rights to pursue regulatory approval for a non-prescription, over-the-counter (OTC) Nasonex (mometasone furoate monohydrate) Nasal Spray in the US.
Walmsley cited a focus on high margin brands, cost reductions in the supply chain and investments in innovation and added the strategic review of Horlicks and other consumer healthcare brands reflects the company's focus on oral health and non-prescription drugs.
Of the total number of products distributed by pharmaceutical distributors, 98% were prescription drugs, while 2% were non-prescription health products (including over-the-counter medicines, health and personal care, general merchandise, medical equipment and home healthcare items).
Effective with the release of Producer Price Index (PPI) data for January 2010, PPI expanded and re-coded the detailed publication structure for prescription and non-prescription pharmaceutical preparations.
PetMed Express will use the platform to relaunch its online store, which offers online sales of prescription and non-prescription pet medications as well as health and nutritional supplements for dogs, cats and horses.
Emergency contraception (EC) is available on a non-prescription basis in over 25 countries worldwide either over-the-counter (0TC) or behind-the-counter (BTC), the latter requiring interaction with the distributing pharmacist.