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Prodigy Voice

Marketed by:

Diagnostic Devices Inc (Charlotte, NC)

Indication:

Prodigy Voice is a speciallydesigned blood glucose monitoringsystem that allows totalindependence for the blind.The audible step-by-stepsetups will "talk" the patientthrough all meter settings. Thesystem requires no coding,which means fewer steps andno coding errors. The Prodigy Voice also has beendesigned with tactile features allowing blind patientsto feel and locate the different buttons easily. Thebuttons have raised imprints on them allowing thepatient to easily identify them with a gentle touch. Inaddition, the system can store up to 450 audible testresults with date and time and gives 7-, 14-, 21-, 28-,60-, and 90-day audible averages. The system onlyrequires 0.6 ?L of blood and provides results within 6seconds.

For More Information:

www.prodigymeter.com

800-366-5901

Kids-EEZE Chest Relief

Marketed by:

Quigley Corp (Doylestown, PA)

Indication:

Kids-EEZE Chest Relief is asingle-ingredient, allopathicexpectorant with guaifenesinto help children, aged 6 and up,experiencing uncomfortablechest congestion. Each box ofKids-EEZE Chest Relief contains12 individually-wrapped, kidfriendlysoft chews with 100 mgof guaifenesin.Available in strawberry and grape flavors,the product retails for $7.99.

For More Information:

www.kids-eeze.com

800-505-COLD (800-505-2653)

Wound-Be-Gone

Marketed by:

Wake Pharm US Inc (Bellwood, IL)

Indication:

Wound-Be-Gone usesa unique combinationof highly effectivemoist healing and patented free oxygen bindingtechnology to heal wound and skin injuries. The moistenvironment supports the movement of cells andmaintains a constant temperature in the wound, whichis critical for quick healing without scars. The activeingredient neutralizes free oxygen radicals and createsan elastic layer that prohibits contact between thewound and its external environment. This prevents thewound from becoming contaminated and speeds upthe healing process. The topical gel contains no antibiotics,medication, or biological materials.

For More Information:

www.woundbegone.com

888-333-7045

Polar Powder Cold Pak with Magnetic Therapy

Marketed by:

Coldpax Medical LLC (Hollywood, FL)

Indication:

The company recentlyrelaunched Polar PowderCold Pak with MagneticTherapy, the first and onlymagnetically charged coldpacktherapy. The product uses a patent-pendingprocess to reduce inflammation and increase bloodflow to affected areas. Through the combined effortsof cold and magnetic therapies, the product works inconjunction with the body's natural healing processto promote faster healing and more effective painrelief. It features a soft, pliable, nontoxic, magneticallycharged powder that disperses cold more evenly andstays cold longer than water-based and gel-basedformulations. Polar Powder Cold Pak with MagneticTherapy is ideal for headaches, sports injuries, arthritis,sore muscles, and back pain.

For More Information:

www.polarpowdercoldpak.com

Systane Ultra Lubricant Eye Drops

Marketed by:

Alcon Laboratories Inc (Fort Worth, TX)

Indication:

Systane Ultra Lubricant EyeDrops is a high-performancedry eye therapy with aunique mechanism of action.HP-Guar, borate, and sorbitolinteract to provide an "intelligent"system to deliver theactive demulcents, polyethyleneglycol, and propylene glycol to the eye. Whileacting like a drop, this new system protects like agel providing extended protection to the eye's surface.The product is designed to make the eyes feelcomfortable and lubricated longer. Systane UltraLubricant Eye Drops is available in 2 sizes, a 10-mLand new Home & Away Pack featuring both a 10-and a 5-mL bottle in one box.

For More Information:

www.systane.com

800-TO-ALCON (800-862-5266)

Zicam Cold Sore Gel Swabs

Marketed by:

Zicam LLC (Scottsdale, AZ), wholly-owned subsidiary of Matrixx Initiatives Inc

Indication:

Zicam Cold Sore GelSwabs provides soothingrelief from the tingling,blistering, pain, and itchinessof cold sores. Theproduct's active ingredient is zinc gluconate. ZicamCold Sore Gel Swabs also offers an easy, no messapplication that helps individuals get over cold soresfaster.

For More Information:

www.zicam.com

877-942-2626

Futuro Night Plantar Fasciitis Sleep Support

Marketed by:

Beiersdorf Inc (Wilton, CT)

Indication:

Futuro Night Plantar Fasciitis SleepSupport is a nighttime solution totreat plantar fasciitis, a painful footcondition. The thin, lightweightremovable brace helps comfortablyhold the foot in the recommendedtherapeutic angle (90?) while sleeping,helping to alleviate pain andspeed recovery time.

For More Information:

www.futuro-usa.com

800-227-4703

Metabolife Break Through

Marketed by:

Metabolife Corp (New York, NY), part of ISI Brands Inc

Indication:

Metabolife Break Through is aclinically tested, patent-pendingformula to help the body getpast its biological survival modesluggishness to the most challengingpart of weight loss—maintaining the results. Theproduct is part of the Metabolife2-stage weight-loss system.Metabolife Break Through's keynutrients include green tea, caffeine,cayenne, and the aminoacid L-Tyrosine. The productretails for $29.99.

For More Information:

www.metabolife.com

800-645-5626

Children's Coldcalm

Marketed by:

Boiron (Newtown Square, PA)

Indication:

Children's Coldcalm is acomplete multisymptomcold reliever for sneezing,runny nose, nasal congestion,and minor sorethroat pain. The product'sformula works withoutcausing side effects, overdosing,or interactions with other medications. Safefor children aged 3 and up, Children's Coldcalm usesthe same homeopathic formula in Coldcalm tablets,but in kid-friendly, melt-away pellets. The new packagingcontains 2 multi-dose, plastic, portable, andshatter-proof dispensers, each with about 80 pelletsto be taken 5 at a time. The product retails for $9.99.

For More Information:

www.boironusa.com

800-BOIRON-1 (800-264-7661)

Little Allergies Allergen Block

Marketed by:

Prestige Brands Holdings Inc (Irvington, NY)

Indication:

Little Allergies Allergen Blockis a topical gel that is appliedoutside around the nostrils toblock both indoor and outdoorairborne allergens on contact,thereby helping prevent nasalallergy symptoms. Becausethe product is drug-free and does not contain unnecessaryadditives, the product is safe for children aged12 and younger. Little Allergies Allergen Block retailsfor $14.99.

For More Information:

www.prestigebrandsinc.com

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