CharcoCaps Homeopathic AntiGas Formula
Marketed by: W.F. Young Inc (East Longmeadow, Mass)
Indication: CharcoCaps Homeopathic AntiGas Formula is physician-recommended to help relieve the discomfort of intestinal gas and the embarrassing symptoms associated with it. The activated charcoal helps reduce gas by attracting and condensing the gas molecules into the tiny pores that are created on the surface of the charcoal once it is activated. Then, these gases are carried out of the body on the surface of the charcoal. Physicians recommend 2 capsules with water at mealtime or at the first sign of discomfort. Available in 36 capsules, CharcoCaps retails for $6.99.
For More Information: www.charcocaps.com 800-628-9653
Dr. Scholl's Dual Action Freeze Away
Marketed by: Schering-Plough (Kenilworth, NJ)
Indication: Dr. Scholl's Dual Action Freeze Away is a wart-removal remedy that combines 2 therapies, freezing technology and fast-acting liquid wart remover. The complete regimen includes an aerosol canister of freezing therapy, an activator cap, applicators, a bottle of wart-removal liquid, and a supply of comfort pads?enough for 12 applications. The product is indicated to treat warts on the hands, feet, and some other parts of the body.
For More Information: www.drscholls.com
Fire Fly Anti-Cavity Fluoride Toothpaste
Marketed by: Dr. Fresh Inc (Buena Park, Calif)
Indication: Fire Fly Anti-Cavity Fluoride Toothpaste is a sparkly blue gel with fluoride to help prevent cavities. The toothpaste also features a light-up timer cap that flashes for 60 seconds?the amount of time dentists recommend to brush each arch. Developed for children aged 3 years and up, the product is sugar-free and bubble gum-flavored. Fire Fly Anti-Cavity Fluoride Toothpaste retails for $2.99.
For More Information: www.drfresh.com 866-DRFRESH (866-373-7374)
Hyland's Colic Tablets
Marketed by: Hyland's Inc (Los Angeles, Calif)
Indication: Hyland's Inc has repackaged its Hyland's Colic Tablets to include specific Spanish-language drug information on the interior of the package and dosage and usage instructions on the exterior. The product helps soothe and quiet babies and provides temporary relief for the symptoms that can accompany colic, including gas pains and mild tummy aches. The product comes in small, quick-dissolving tablets that melt instantly on babies'tongues and are safe for all ages. Hyland's Colic Tablets are available in a 125-count bottle, which retails for $5.99.
For More Information: www.hylands.com 800-624-9659
Invigorate Joint Rejuvenating Products
Marketed by: Lake Consumer Products Inc (Jackson, Wis)
Indication: Invigorate Joint Rejuvenating Products offers 2 delivery systems, a chewable gel and a drinkable liquid. Both are designed to minimize joint discomfort, rehabilitate damaged cartilage, and improve overall mobility. The cherry-flavored products come premeasured to alleviate joint pain with just one dose daily. The products combine glucosamine (1500 mg) and chondroitin (1200 mg); and the chewable gel also contains hydrated collagen (1700 mg). The gel can be taken without water or other liquids. The drinkables are individually packaged in 19.5-mL doses. They can also be mixed with water if a more subdued flavor is desired. Available in boxes of 20, the individually wrapped products retail for $19.99 each.
For More Information: www.lakeconsumer.com 800-537-8658
Lice Removal Comb 2-Pack
Marketed by: Health Enterprises Inc (N. Attleboro, Mass)
Indication: The Lice Removal Comb 2-Pack provides individuals with 2 easy-to-use 100% effective all-metal lice combs. The Short-Pin comb is used to remove lice and eggs, while the Long-Pin comb is used to remove nits. The product retails for $7.99.
For More Information: www.healthenterprises.com 800-633-4243
Marketed by: Windmill Health Products (West Caldwell, NJ)
Indication: OmegaLean is a dietary supplement designed to help individuals reach their weight-management goals. The supplement combines the health benefits of omega 3, green tea, and conjugated linoleic acid into one soft gel. Available in 60-count soft gels, OmegaLean retails for $9.95.
For More Information: www.windmillvitamins.com 800-822-4320
Sinus Buster Allergy Formula
Marketed by: SiCap Industries (Albany, NY)
Indication: In addition to using the power of hot peppers to crush allergy symptoms, Sinus Buster Allergy Formula uses organic nettle extract to help prevent and equalize allergy symptoms almost instantly. The formula also uses slightly less capsaicin (hot pepper extract) than the original Sinus Buster. It also combines natural grapefruit seed extract to help kill bacteria carried into the nose by environmental allergens. Sinus Buster Allergy Formula retails from $14.99 to $16.99.
For More Information: www.sinusbuster.com 877-981-HEAT (877-981-4328)
VIACTIV Multi-Vitamin Soft Chew
Marketed by: McNeil Nutritionals (Fort Washington, Pa)
Indication: VIACTIV Multi-Vitamin Soft Chew is now available in chocolate cherry flavor. The multivitamins are formulated specifically for women with 12 essential vitamins, plus 20% of the daily value of calcium to help promote immune health, energy activation, heart health, bone strength, skin health, and eye health. The product contains vitamins A, B6, B12, C, D, E, calcium, biotin, folic acid, niacin, thiamin, riboflavin, and pantothenic acid. VIACTIV Multi-Vitamin Soft Chews are also available in milk-chocolate and tropical-fruit-splash flavors. Available in a 60-count canister, the product retails for $8.99.
For More Information: www.viactiv.com 877-VIACTIV (877-842-2848)
Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste
Marketed by: Procter & Gamble (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Indication: Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste's exclusive Polyfluorite System is a combination of stabilized stannous fluoride and sodium hexametaphosphate?an advanced whitening agent. Stannous fluoride helps kill and inhibit bacteria. Sodium hexametaphosphate?along with other advanced whitening ingredients?gently polishes away extrinsic surface stains and protects against new stains. The product also helps control gingivitis; fights tartar and protects against visible buildup; provides long-lasting protection against plaque; protects against teeth sensitivity to cold, heat, acids, and sweets; provides long-lasting protection against cavities; and includes long-lasting antibacterial action that kills bacteria and freshens breath. Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste is available in clean mint and cinnamon flavors.
For More Information: www.crest.com
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