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Hot OTC

Omron Elite 7300W

Marketed by:

Omron Healthcare Inc (Bannockburn, IL)

Indication:

Designed for women on the go, the portable Omron Elite 7300W is clinically proven accurate during all stages of a woman's life and makes monitoring blood pressure (BP) convenient with its 1-touch operation and large digital screen. The Omron Elite 7300W features 2 cuff sizes to help ensure proper cuff placement for accurate readings at home; advanced averaging that automatically displays the average of up to the last 3 readings taken within 10 minutes of each other; a hypertension indicator that flashes when measurements exceed the American Heart Association's guidelines for a healthy BP; memory function that stores 84 readings, plus a guest mode; and a medication reminder alarm. The product retails for $99.99.

For More Information:
www.omronhealthcare.com



Stasilon FR

Marketed by:

Entegrion Inc (Research Triangle Park, NC)

Indication:

Stasilon FR—a hemostatic wound dressing—recently received 510(k) clearance by the FDA for use by medical professionals under prescription and OTC for individuals to control bleeding resulting from minor cuts and abrasions, as well as lacerations, punctures, and incisions. The product is designed for use by medical personnel and first responders to control bleeding of severe wounds during transport, at hospitals, or at treatment facilities. The product also is useful at home or at work. It can be used to stop the bleeding of minor wounds or to stabilize more serious injuries while seeking professional medical help. Stasilon FR is a single-use hemostatic wound dressing that is available in 4-in x 4-in and 2-in x 2-in pads.

For More Information:
www.entegrion.com



Nature Made Liquid Softgels

Marketed by:

Pharmavite LLC (Mission Hills, CA)

Indication:

The easy-to-swallow Nature Made Liquid Softgels are available in 6 supplements: Calcium 600 mg with vitamin D can help increase calcium absorption to help build and maintain strong bones and teeth; Multi Complete for both men and women is a combination of 23 key vitamins and minerals to optimize the benefits of the immune system, energy levels, and provide important antioxidants; Multi for Her can help increase bone and muscle strength, help reproductive health, and bone and heart health; Super B-Complex is recommended for both men's and women's health and longevity and also helps maintain heart health and aids the body during times of stress; Vitamin C 500 mg benefits the immune system; and Vitamin D 1000 international units is essential for the proper absorption of calcium to help ensure strong bones and teeth.

For More Information:
www.naturemade.com
800-276-2878



Promax Xpress

Marketed by:

Promax Nutrition (Los Angeles, CA)

Indication:

Promax Xpress supplements are taste-free powders that instantly dissolve in beverages, providing an alternative to swallowing pills. The supplements are available in Calcium Xpress Formula, Fiber Xpress Formula, and Joint Health Xpress Formula. Each Calcium Xpress Formula packet contains 333 mg of a highly bioavailable calcium blend of calcium lactate and calcium gluconate. The unique bioavailability helps the body absorb the nutrients faster, compared with other calcium supplements. The product can be taken 3 times a day. Each Fiber Xpress Formula contains 2 g of high-quality soluble inulin fiber from chicory root. Inulin fiber stimulates the growth of friendly and healthy intestinal bacteria. Each Joint Health Xpress Formula packet contains 750 mg of glucosamine and 750 mg of MSM; both ingredients are important for strong, healthy joints. The product line is available in 30-packet boxes.

For More Information:
www.promaxnutrition.net


Hot OTC

Nexcare Cold Sore Treatment

Marketed by:

3M (St. Paul, MN)

Indication:

Nexcare Cold Sore Treatment combines Microvex, a unique, nongreasy emollient derived from tropical oils and propylene glycol that soothes and provides deep moisturizing benefits, with active treatment ingredients benzocaine and allantoin for fast pain relief and lip protection. The product provides relief from the pain, drying, and cracking associated with cold sores. Available in a 2-g tube with a plastic case that can be used for storage or portability, Nexcare Cold Sore Treatment retails for $12.49.

For More Information:
www.nexcare.com
888-3M-HELPS (888-364-3577)



AfterBite Kids

Marketed by:

Tender Corp (Littleton, NH)

Indication:

AfterBite Kids provides children with fast, gentle relief from insect bites. The product's unique cream formula contains eucalyptus oil, tea tree oil, baking soda, aloe vera, and vitamin E that not only provides relief from insect bites but also helps it to stay put on the insect bite. AfterBite Kids also is effective at relieving other minor skin irritations. Available in an easy-to-apply, 0.7-oz tube, the product retails for $3.99.

For More Information:
www.tendercorp.com



Refresh Eye Itch Relief

Marketed by:

Allergan Inc (Irvine, CA)

Indication:

Refresh Eye Itch Relief (ketotifen fumarate ophthalmic solution) eye drop is indicated for patients with itchy eyes due to allergies. The product features a tripleaction formula that provides a potent antihistamine effect to offer relief in minutes; mast cell stabilization to sustain relief for up to 12 hours; and eosinophil inhibition to prevent late-phase allergic reaction. Refresh Eye Itch Relief is safe for adults and children aged 3 years and older.

For More Information:
www.REFRESHBrand.com
800-433-8871



PanOxyl

Marketed by:

Stiefel Laboratories, Inc (Duluth, GA)

Indication:

The PanOxyl brand of skin care products currently includes an acne cleansing bar and an acne foaming wash, both with 10% benzoyl peroxide (BPO). The company recently introduced 2 acne spot treatments— a maximum strength with 10% BPO and a milder formulation with 2.5% BPO; an acne facial bar with 5% BPO; an acne facial wash with 2.5% BPO; and an acne exfoliating solution with 0.5% salicylic acid.

For More Information:
www.stiefel.com
888-STIEFEL (888-784-3335)



Gastro-PH

Marketed by:

Natren Inc (Westlake Village, CA)

Indication:

Gastro-PH alleviates gas, bloating, and upper gastrointestinal problems, actually repopulating the intestines with organisms that break down food. The product contains Lactobacillus bulgaricus, LB-51 strain in a fast-acting, chewable tablet form. It works as a natural neutralizer, helping to produce natural enzymes to help the body break down lactose, complex carbohydrates, and proteins.

For More Information:
www.natren.com
866-462-8736



Jack's Hangover Relief No. 49

Marketed by:

DINOCO International Corp (Nashville, TN)

Indication:

The company was recently granted FDA approval to begin marketing and selling Jack's brand of OTC hangover relief medicines. Jack's Hangover Relief No. 49 consists of caffeine, acetaminophen, and calcium carbonate caplets. The product relieves the symptoms of headache, fatigue, muscular aches, heartburn, sour stomach, upset stomach, and generalized aches and pains associated with a hangover.

For More Information:
www.getyourjack.com
888-852-2549


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