France Limits OTC Analgesics Sales Amid Covid-19
Paracetamol, Ibuprofen And Aspirin Affected By Measures
France limits OTC sales of paracetamol to one pack per person with no Covid-19 symptoms and two packs for those with pain and/or fever. Online sales of medicines containing paracetamol, ibuprofen and/or aspirin are also now suspended.
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Despite claims last week that ibuprofen worsened the effects of the coronavirus, prices of generic OTC versions of the drug have continued to rise in the UK, reflecting increased demand, according to market analysts WaveData.