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October 20, 2011

Insight Pharmaceuticals is voluntarily recalling one lot of a nasal decongestant due to the possibility of bacterial contamination, the company said.

LANGHORNE, Pa. — Insight Pharmaceuticals is voluntarily recalling one lot of a nasal decongestant due to the possibility of bacterial contamination, the company said.

Insight said it would recall lot number 11G075, UPC code 6373673005, of Nostrilla nasal spray to the consumer level because of possible contamination with Burkholderia cepacia bacteria. The lot, which contains 34,092 bottles, was distributed nationwide to retail outlets.

April 26, 2011

The American Pharmacists Association on Monday released its 2010 Pharmacy Today over-the-counter product survey and found that 92% of pharmacists walk a patient to the OTC section to assist with a product selection, noting that the average patient consult takes only three minutes of the patient's time.

WASHINGTON — The American Pharmacists Association on Monday released its 2010 Pharmacy Today over-the-counter product survey and found that 92% of pharmacists walk a patient to the OTC section to assist with a product selection, noting that the average patient consult takes only three minutes of the patient's time.

The survey also found that when a pharmacist makes an OTC brand recommendation, more than 8-in-10 consumers buy that product.

February 10, 2011

Over-the-counter generic versions of a line of products used to treat congestion do not infringe on the patents covering the branded versions, a federal court ruled Wednesday.

MORRISTOWN, N.J. — Over-the-counter generic versions of a line of products used to treat congestion do not infringe on the patents covering the branded versions, a federal court ruled Wednesday.

April 14, 2010

As trees blossom and shed their pollen, and grasses and weeds germinate in yards, MinuteClinic...

WOONSOCKET, R.I. As trees blossom and shed their pollen, and grasses and weeds germinate in yards, MinuteClinic is reminding allergy sufferers that it can help them take control of their seasonal allergies this spring.