Search Organizations (English): Over-the-counter drugs

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Wyeth

Wyeth, formerly one of the companies owned by American Home Products Corporation (AHP), was a pharmaceutical company. The company was based in Madison, New Jersey, USA. They were known for manufacturing the over-the-counter (OTC) drugs Robitussin and the analgesic Advil (ibuprofen), as well as the prescription drugs Premarin and Effexor, which both boast over US$3 billion in sales annually.

On January 23, 2009 The Wall Street Journal reported that Pfizer was in talks to buy Wyeth at a cost of US$68 billion. On January 25, Pfizer agreed to the purchase, a deal financed with cash, shares and loans. The deal was completed on October 15, 2009.

Motherisk  
http://www.motherisk.org

Provides authoritative information to pregnant or lactating women and their health care providers regarding research on the fetal risks associated with drug, chemical, infection, disease and radiation exposure(s) during pregnancy.

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Canadian Association of Chain Drug Stores  
http://www.cacds.com/

CACDS is the national association that represents the community pharmacy industry in Canada. The retail members of CACDS are traditional chain and banner drug stores, grocery chains and mass merchandisers with pharmacies.

 

Together, CACDS members operate 6,200 pharmacies that dispense 70 per cent of the nation's prescriptions each year. CACDS associate members include product and service suppliers to the drug store industry, including manufacturers of pharmaceuticals, over-the-counter remedies and medical devices, health and beauty aids, consumer packaged goods and general merchandise, wholesalers and distributors, media, marketing and research companies, among others.

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