April 1 (Bloomberg) -- Users of smoking-cessation products such as GlaxoSmithKline Plc’s Nicorette gum will be able to use the products longer and in combination with other therapies under new U.S. Food and Drug Administration labeling rules.
Glaxo and other makers of over-the-counter nicotine- replacement products can seek new labels that would let people continue smoking cigarettes when they start the treatments and use more than one therapy at a time, the FDA said today in a Federal Register notice. The companies can also advise users to talk to doctors if they want to continue use beyond 12 weeks.
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