Merck seeks OTC status for Mevacor

10/23/2007 | CNNMoney

The FDA will ask a panel of outside experts to review data supporting the use of Merck's cholesterol-lowering drug Mevacor as an over-the-counter treatment. If approved as a nonprescription medication, Merck aims to market Mevacor as a once-a-day drug to prevent heart attacks and control cholesterol levels.

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