WASHINGTON, D.C. -- It's a giant business. But last year, for the first time since 1993, there were no true prescription to over-the-counter switches released to the market. Given that fact, and the uncertainty at the Food and Drug Administration as it awaits the appointment of a new commissioner, supermarket retailers are wondering what they can expect in terms of new Rx-to-OTC products for 2001. Over-the-counter products rang up $23.2 billion in food, drug and mass sales for the 52 weeks ...
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