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Published Online: Monday, March 14, 2011
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PanOxyl

PanOxyl Acne Creamy Wash

Marketed by:

Stiefel, a GlaxoSmithKline company (Research Triangle Park, NC)

Indication:
Stiefel announced the launch of PanOxyl Acne Creamy Wash for the treatment of acne. The product will be available in 2 formulations available previously only by prescription that contain 4% and 8% benzoyl peroxide. PanOxyl-4 Acne Creamy Wash and PanOxyl-8 Acne Creamy Wash feature a patented delivery system including dimethyl isosorbide that solubilizes benzoyl peroxide and greatly reduces the skin irritation and inflammation common with OTC benzoyl peroxide treatments. The products will be available for shipment in May 2011.

For More Information:
www.panoxyl-skincare.com



Nature Made Triple Probiotic
Nature Made Triple Probiotic

Marketed by:

Nature Made (Mission Hills, CA)

Indication:
Nature Made Triple Probiotic provides essential vitamins and minerals that naturally help support immune system wellness. The trilayer caplets use Smart Release technology, and are designed to maximize product efficiency to ensure live delivery of 3 probiotic strains: Lactobacillus gasseri PA 16/8, Bifidobacterium longum SP 07/3, and Bifidobacterium bifidum MF 20/5. Nature Made products are available in pharmacies, grocery stores, and mass retailers nationwide. Nature Made Triple Probiotic will be available in March 2011.

For More Information:
www.naturemade.com

Denorex Complete Dandruff Treatment SystemDenorex Complete Dandruff Treatment System

Marketed by:

Ultimark Products LLC (Plymouth Meeting, PA)

Indication:
Denorex Complete Dandruff Treatment System is a medicated, therapeutic, and dermatologist-recommended delivery system for the treatment of dandruff, psoriasis, and seborrheic dermatitis. The product relieves dryness, itching, and flaking, and contains added conditioners to promote healthy hair. The system contains 3 products, Denorex Therapeutic 2-in-1, Denorex Medicated with Zincon, and Denorex Extra Strength 2-in-1. Instructions for the use of each of the 3 formulations in a weekly, rotating cycle are included.

For More Information:
http://denorexshampoo.com

Outdoor Hands Intense Skin Therapy Cream
Outdoor Hands Intense Skin Therapy Cream

Marketed by:

Outdoor Hands LLC (Augusta, GA)

Indication:
Outdoor Hands Intense Skin Therapy Cream is a pharmacist-formulated cream to alleviate cracked skin. It is made from a blend of botanical oils and extracts, which are fully absorbed into the skin, rehydrating and healing from the inside out. Outdoor Hands Intense Skin Therapy Cream is nongreasy, only lightly scented, and extremely effective. It has also been reported effective on eczema, psoriasis, and minor burns, including sunburns.

For More Information:
www.outdoorhands.com
706-855-1915


Safetussin PM
Safetussin PM

Marketed by:

Kramer Consumer Healthcare (Miami, FL)

Indication:
Safetussin PM provides nighttime cough relief without any unnecessary additives or ingredients. The product contains the cough suppressant dextromethorphan and the antihistamine doxylamine succinate. Safetussin PM is free of decongestants and safe for use by patients with high blood pressure. It is also free of sugars, alcohol, and dyes, making it appropriate for patients with diabetes. The dose for adults and children 12 years and older is 4 teaspoons every 6 hours.

For More Information:
www.safetussin.com





Allegra DAllegra-D

Marketed by:

Sanofi-aventis (Bridgewater, NJ) and Chattem Inc (Chattanooga, TN)

Indication:
The new OTC formulation of Allegra-D is indicated for the relief of the symptoms of hay fever or other upper respiratory allergies, including runny nose; sneezing; itchy, watery eyes; nasal congestion; and itchy nose or throat. Allegra-D is available in 12- and 24-hour formulations and is approved for use by adults and children 12 years and older. Allegra-D contains fexofenadine HCl and pseudoephedrine HCl, and will only be available at the pharmacy counter.

For More Information:
www.allegra.com

Alive Once Daily
Alive! Once Daily

Marketed by:

Nature’s Way Products Inc (Springville, UT)

Indication:
The Alive! Once Daily products are complete multivitamins and whole food energizers. In addition to vitamins and minerals specific to each formulation, Alive! Once Daily products contain 26 fruits and vegetables, 14 green foods, 12 organic mushrooms, and 12 digestive enzymes. Alive! Once Daily is available in Multi-Vitamin, Men’s, Men’s 50 , Women’s, and Women’s 50 varieties.

For More Information:
www.naturesway.com
Carmex Moisture Plus
Carmex Moisture Plus

Marketed by:

Carma Laboratories Inc (Franklin, WI)

Indication:
Carmex Moisture Plus lip balms contain vitamin E and aloe to help moisturize and nourish lips and have a sun protection factor of 15 to protect lips from sun damage. In addition to the previously available clear formulation, Carmex recently introduced sheer pink and sheer peach tinted varieties. The tinted formulations are available exclusively at Walgreens stores and Walgreens.com, and the clear formulation is available at pharmacies, grocery stores, drugstores, and mass merchants nationwide.

For More Information:
www.mycarmex. com
EcoLips One World Lip Balms
EcoLips One World Lip Balms

Marketed by:

EcoLips Inc (Cedar Rapids, IA)

Indication:
EcoLips introduces One World organic lip balms, which feature Fair Trade Certified cocoa butter and other USDA organic certified ingredients. The One World line includes Restore Soothing Lip Balm to relieve dry lips and damaged skin, Renew Rejuvenating Lip Balm to revitalize skin and neutralize free radicals, and Relax Calming Lip Balm to calm the senses. Each formulation is available in a 0.25 oz tube made from 40% recycled material and has a suggested retail price of $5.99.

For More Information:
www.ecolips.com

Ensure Muscle Health
Ensure Muscle Health

Marketed by:

Abbott Nutrition (Columbus, OH)

Indication:
Ensure Muscle Health nutrition shakes contain Revigor, a proprietary amino acid metabolite, and 13 g of protein to help rebuild the muscle that is lost naturally with age. Each shake also contains 24 essential vitamins and minerals, omega-3 fatty acids, and a blend of prebiotics and antioxidants. Ensure Muscle Health shakes are low in saturated fat and cholesterol and are available in 3 flavors: chocolate, vanilla, and strawberries and cream.

For More Information:
www.ensure.com



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