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France's ANSM Moves Paracetamol, Ibuprofen And Aspirin Behind The Counter

French medicines agency takes action over safety concerns

Executive Summary

France restricts sales of medicines containing paracetamol, ibuprofen and aspirin to behind the pharmacy counter due to safety concerns.

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