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Learn about how CHPA member companies ensure that OTC medicine quality is standardized across the U.S.

Learn about the uses, safety, and regulation of homeopathic medicines in the U.S.

Learn about the OTC review process, drug monographs, and time and extent applications.

Find frequently asked questions about OTC oral pain relievers and fever reducers including acetaminophen, aspirin, ibuprofen, ketoprofen, and naproxen sodium.

Learn about the process of transferring FDA-approved prescription medications to nonprescription, over-the-counter status.

Regulation of Dietary Supplements covers marketing, manufacturing, labeling, and advertising enforced by FDA and the Federal Trade Commission. See these FAQs to learn more.

Find frequently asked questions about the Standardized Information on Dietary Ingredients (SIDI).

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