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California, New York consider banning sales of OTC diet pills to minors without a prescription; 30 million people in US experience an eating disorder during their lives, 95% are between 12 and 25 years of age

Perrigo reports FDA committees meeting November 18 to review firm’s application to offer Opill progestin-only daily oral contraceptive as OTC drug; if approved, drug would be first OTC birth control pill in US

GlobalData forecasts US pharmaceutical sales of prescription/nonprescription drugs to hit US$624B in 2023, but expects few pharmaceutical companies to be left unaffected by Medicare’s planned negotiation on US drug prices, which go into full effect 2026

ALPLApharma expanding its manufacturing technology for OTC bottles with the addition of flexible extrusion blow molding; market for OTC containers 'is becoming more and more important for us,’ and the US market ‘is now huge,’ says managing director

Fitch expects US sales of patented drugs to rise 5.4% year-over-year to US$327.7B in 2022, rise 3.2% CAGR to US$363.4B in 2026; patented drug market is over four times the size of generic drug sub-sector, over 10 times the size of OTC medicine sub-sector

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