The OTC Drug Review is an important part of drug regulation. The OTC Drug Review's focus is to enhance the safety, effectiveness, and appropriate labeling of drugs sold without a prescription from a licensed healthcare prescriber. It establishes a way for OTC drug products to come into market without individual FDA evaluation and approval.
So, how was the OTC Drug Review started? Let's take a look back at FDA history, and look at the system's inception and development.
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