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LecSmart


Marketed by:
Lectin Labs (Carson City, NV)

Indication:
LecSmart is formulated to help individuals control gastric distress, ulcers, and other stomach disorders. A proprietary nutritional food supplement, LecSmart is a specialized powder extract concentrate derived from wheat grain, scientifically developed to control harmful microbes such as Helicobacter pylori in the stomach and support proper gastrointestinal health. This natural product is for the use of common stomach complaints and the support of digestive health. The recommended daily dose of LecSmart, which easily mixes in drinks and foods, is 20 g (2 tablespoons) taken twice a day: in the early morning and again before bedtime.

For More Information:
www.lecsmart.com


Hangover Buster


Marketed by:
Pillar Rock USA Corp (New York, NY)

Indication:
Hangover Buster is an effervescent tablet specially formulated to prevent hangover symptoms such as nausea, headache, excessive thirst, fatigue, muscle ache, and sensitivity to light and noise. A package of Hangover Buster includes 3 individually foil-wrapped tablets to be dissolved in water and taken throughout an evening of alcohol consumption. Each lemon-lime?flavored Hangover Buster tablet includes a blend of vitamins A, C, and B12, as well as ginseng extract and other FDA-approved ingredients.

For More Information:
www.hangoverbuster.com


ALEVE-D Sinus & Cold


Marketed by:
Bayer Consumer Care (Morristown, NJ)

Indication:
Bayer Consumer Care recently announced the availability of ALEVE-D Sinus & Cold (formerly ALEVE Cold & Sinus) that combines a long-lasting nasal decongestant with the pain-relieving power of ALEVE (naproxen sodium) for all-day relief from multiple sinus and pain symptoms. The active ingredients in the product— pseudoephedrine and naproxen sodium—combine to provide 12 hours of relief from symptoms including sinus pressure, headache, and nasal and sinus congestion.

For More Information:
www.AleveD.com
800-986-0369


Baby Gas-X Infant Drops


Marketed by:
Novartis Consumer Health Inc (Parsippany, NJ)

Indication:
Baby Gas-X Infant Drops relieve the symptoms of gas. The product contains no alcohol, saccharin, or artificial colors or flavors. All dosages may be repeated as needed, after meals and at bedtime, or as directed by a physician. Doses should not exceed 6 in a 24-hour period. Baby Gas-X Infant Drops should be dispensed slowly into the baby's mouth, toward the inner cheek. The drops may be mixed with 1 oz of cool water, infant formula, or other suitable liquids.

For More Information:
www.Gas-X.com
800-452-0051

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Cetirizine Hydrochloride Tablets

Marketed by:
Perrigo Co (Allegan, MI)

Indication:
The Perrigo Co recently received FDA approval for its Abbreviated New Drug Application for Cetirizine Hydrochloride Tablets, 5 and 10 mg. The product is indicated to treat indoor and outdoor allergies and provide 24-hour relief from runny nose; itchy, watery eyes; itchy throat or nose; and sneezing. Cetirizine Hydrochloride Tablets will be marketed under store-brand labels and is comparable with McNeil Consumer Healthcare?s Cetirizine Hydrochloride Tablets, 5 and 10 mg, which will be marketed as Zyrtec Tablets, indicated for allergy and hives relief.

For More Information:
www.perrigo.com



ActivaMune


Marketed by:
Berkeley BioSciences Inc (Berkeley, CA)

Indication:
ActivaMune is an advanced immune support dietary supplement exclusively licensed from the University of California at Berkeley. The product's unique formula contains nutritional ingredients that enhance the immune system and support multiple organ systems throughout the body for breast, prostate, cardiovascular, vision, skin, and colon health. ActivaMune's principal ingredient, diindolylmethane, has been clinically shown to promote a healthy estrogen metabolism. The product is available in 60-count bottles, and the recommended dose is 2 capsules a day.

For More Information:
www.activamune.com
877-777-0719


Topricin


Marketed by:
Topical BioMedics Inc (Rhinebeck, NY)

Indication:
Topricin is a homeopathic pain-relief and healing cream that is safe for use on babies, children, pregnant women, and seniors. Instead of treating only the pain symptom, Topricin's transdermal, microdosed medicines go deep to where the pain originates and stimulate the body's natural instinct to heal the damage that is causing the pain. The product contains 11 naturally sourced, homeopathic medicines that target the injured area, bringing relief associated with arthritic pain, backaches, bruising, chronic pain, inflammation, neuropathic pain, and skin conditions. Topricin is odorless and nongreasy.

For More Information:
www.topricin.com
800-537-7246



Maximum Strength Mucinex


Marketed by:
Adams Respiratory Therapeutics Inc (Chester, NJ)

Indication:
The company is introducing a new line of Mucinex extended-release bilayer tablets: Maximum Strength Mucinex (1200 mg guaifenesin), Maximum Strength Mucinex DM (1200 mg guaifenesin/60 mg dextromethorphan HBr), and Maximum Strength Mucinex D (1200 mg guaifenesin/120 mg pseudoephedrine HCl). All 3 products contain guaifenesin to relieve chest congestion and thin/loosen mucus for 12 hours. In addition, Maximum Strength Mucinex DM contains dextromethorphan for the added benefit of cough control. Furthermore, Maximum Strength Mucinex D combines guaifenesin with pseudoephedrine HCI to provide relief from nasal congestion.

For More Information:
www.mucinex.com
866-MUCINEX (866-682-4639)