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Which allergy medication generated almost $100M in its first 16 weeks on the shelf?

The sales were almost double that of the brand's closest competitor.

In its first 16 weeks on the shelf, GlaxoSmithKline's new allergy remedy Flonase brought in almost $100 million and jumped to the top of category according to IRI figures, reported Drug Store News.

Early last month, GlaxoSmithKline's CFO told analyists that the $100 million, "accounted for half of the division's 24% growth in quarterly sales," according to the article.

Coming in second on the list was Nasacort Allergy 24HR, which brought in just over $40 million.

 

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