Were Mucinex's Sales Goosed by FDA Lobbying?

Edwards, Jim
April 2007
Brandweek;4/9/2007, Vol. 48 Issue 15, p7
Trade Publication
The article examines whether the success of Adams Respiratory Therapeutics' Mucinex is attributed to a popular advertising campaign or the company's ties with federal regulators. The article explains that Mucinex has become one of the leaders in the over-the-counter drug industry, which the company asserts is due to its marketing campaign featuring an animated green blob named "Mr. Mucus." Analysts have noted that the success may actually be due to the company's lobbying of federal regulators.


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