Non-drowsy anti-allergy medicine introducedJanuary 19th, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) A capsuled liquid gel for relieving worst allergy symptoms without causing drowsiness is now available over the counter.”New CLARITIN(R) Liqui-Gels(R) is the latest advancement for the 50 million Americans who suffer from allergies,” said John O’Mullane, group vice-president, research and development, Schering-Plough Consumer Health Care.
Liquid-filled capsules are extremely popular with consumers. A recent survey found that 75 percent of consumers who use liquid-filled capsules prefer them over tablets, he said, according to a Schering release.
The medication is available without a prescription and treats allergy symptoms like itchy, watery eyes, sneezing and runny nose without drowsiness. It has been approved for adults and children aged six and older.
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