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LecSmart

Marketed by:

Lectin Labs (Carson City, NV)

Indication:

LecSmart is formulated tohelp individuals controlgastric distress, ulcers,and other stomach disorders.A proprietary nutritionalfood supplement,LecSmart is a specializedpowder extract concentratederived from wheat grain, scientifically developed tocontrol harmful microbes such as Helicobacter pyloriin the stomach and support proper gastrointestinalhealth. This natural product is for the use of commonstomach complaints and the support of digestivehealth. 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 morningand again before bedtime.

For More Information:

www.lecsmart.com

Hangover Buster

Marketed by:

Pillar Rock USA Corp (New York, NY)

Indication:

Hangover Busteris an effervescenttablet speciallyformulatedto prevent hangoversymptomssuch as nausea,headache, excessive thirst, fatigue, muscle ache, andsensitivity to light and noise. A package of HangoverBuster includes 3 individually foil-wrapped tablets tobe dissolved in water and taken throughout anevening of alcohol consumption. Each lemon-lime?flavoredHangover Buster tablet includes a blend of vitaminsA, C, and B12, as well as ginseng extract andother FDA-approved ingredients.

For More Information:

www.hangoverbuster.com

ALEVE-D Sinus & Cold

Marketed by:

Bayer Consumer Care (Morristown, NJ)

Indication:

Bayer ConsumerCare recentlyannounced the availabilityof ALEVE-DSinus & Cold (formerlyALEVE Cold &Sinus) that combines a long-lasting nasal decongestantwith the pain-relieving power of ALEVE (naproxensodium) for all-day relief from multiple sinus and painsymptoms. The active ingredients in the product—pseudoephedrine and naproxen sodium—combine toprovide 12 hours of relief from symptoms includingsinus 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 Dropsrelieve the symptoms ofgas. The product containsno alcohol, saccharin, orartificial colors or flavors.All dosages may be repeatedas needed, after mealsand at bedtime, or asdirected by a physician.Doses should not exceed 6in a 24-hour period. BabyGas-X Infant Drops should be dispensed slowly intothe baby's mouth, toward the inner cheek. The dropsmay 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 recentlyreceived FDA approval forits Abbreviated New DrugApplication for CetirizineHydrochloride Tablets, 5and 10 mg. The product isindicated to treat indoorand outdoor allergies andprovide 24-hour relieffrom runny nose; itchy, watery eyes; itchy throat ornose; and sneezing. Cetirizine Hydrochloride Tabletswill be marketed under store-brand labels and is comparablewith McNeil Consumer Healthcare?s CetirizineHydrochloride Tablets, 5 and 10 mg, which will bemarketed as Zyrtec Tablets, indicated for allergy andhives relief.

For More Information:

www.perrigo.com

ActivaMune

Marketed by:

Berkeley BioSciences Inc (Berkeley, CA)

Indication:

ActivaMune is an advancedimmune support dietary supplementexclusively licensed fromthe University of California atBerkeley. The product's uniqueformula contains nutritionalingredients that enhance theimmune system and supportmultiple organ systems throughoutthe body for breast, prostate, cardiovascular,vision, skin, and colon health. ActivaMune's principalingredient, diindolylmethane, has been clinically shownto promote a healthy estrogen metabolism. The productis available in 60-count bottles, and the recommendeddose 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 ahomeopathicpain-relief and healing cream that is safe for use onbabies, children, pregnant women, and seniors.Instead of treating only the pain symptom, Topricin'stransdermal, microdosed medicines go deep to wherethe pain originates and stimulate the body's naturalinstinct to heal the damage that is causing the pain.The product contains 11 naturally sourced, homeopathicmedicines that target the injured area, bringingrelief associated with arthritic pain, backaches, bruising,chronic pain, inflammation, neuropathic pain, andskin 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 Mucinexextended-release bilayer tablets: Maximum StrengthMucinex (1200 mg guaifenesin), Maximum StrengthMucinex DM (1200 mg guaifenesin/60 mg dextromethorphanHBr), and Maximum Strength MucinexD (1200 mg guaifenesin/120 mg pseudoephedrineHCl). All 3 products contain guaifenesin to relievechest congestion and thin/loosen mucus for 12 hours.In addition, Maximum Strength Mucinex DM containsdextromethorphan for the added benefit of coughcontrol. Furthermore, Maximum Strength Mucinex Dcombines guaifenesin with pseudoephedrine HCI toprovide relief from nasal congestion.

For More Information:

www.mucinex.com

866-MUCINEX (866-682-4639)