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Claritin Liqui-Gels

Marketed by:

Schering-Plough Corp (Kenilworth, NJ)

Indication:

Claritin Liqui-Gels temporarily relieve runny nose;sneezing; itchy, watery eyes; and itching of the noseor throat due to hay fever or other upper respiratoryallergies, without causing drowsiness. The recommendeddose for adults and children 6 years andolder is 1 capsule daily.

For More Information:

www.claritin.com

800-CLARITIN (800-252-7484)

Nix PF

Marketed by:

Insight Pharmaceuticals(Langhorne, PA)

Indication:

Nix PF is a pesticide-freesolution that safely andeffectively eliminates lice.The Nix PF elimination kitincludes an easy-to-usespray that keeps hair moistwhile removing lice andnits. Nix PF also comeswith a 2-step metal comb,with one side to untangleand separate hair, and theother fine-toothed side toefficiently remove lice andtheir eggs.

For More Information:

www.nixlice.com

888-542-3546

LensAlert

Marketed by:

LensAlert (St. Louis, MO)

Indication:

LensAlert is an electronic device that allows contact lens wearers to accuratelytrack and replace their lenses and case according to their physician?sschedule. Users set the digital timer to their lens and case schedules.LensAlert Lens countdown presets to 14 or 30 days. The LensAlert Casecountdown presets to 30, 60, or 90 days. When the display flashes ?0,? it istime to change the lens or case.

For More Information:

www.lensalert.com

Bifera

Marketed by:

Alaven Consumer Healthcare (Marietta, GA)

Indication:

Bifera is an iron supplement that offers both heme iron (protein-based iron)and nonheme iron (plant-based iron). The product provides iron in 1 small,easy-to-swallow pill for maximum absorption with virtually no gastrointestinalside effects. Bifera is recommended for adults already taking supplementaliron, women of childbearing age, pregnant women, anemics, and men andwomen who simply need more iron in their diet.

For More Information:

www.bifera.com

888-317-0001

Miranel AF

Marketed by:

Humco (Texarkana, TX)

Indication:

Miranel AF includes a new,penetrating power technologythat kills fungus around andunder the nail, aimed at eliminatingthe fungus that createsembarrassing, unsightly, andoften painful infections. Theantifungal treatment combinessoothing botanicalsand the proven, FDA clinicalstrength antifungal 2% miconazolenitrate.

For More Information:

www.miranelbrands.com

800-353-5457

Children's Zyrtec

Marketed by:

McNeil Consumer Healthcare(Fort Washington, PA)

Indication:

The company recently announcedthe availability of Children?s ZyrtecAllergy Bubble Gum Syrup. The sugarfree,dye-free, bubble gum?flavoredproduct is used to treat perennial andseasonal allergic rhinitis. Children?sZyrtec Allergy Bubble Gum Syrup isa once-daily medication that relieveskids? indoor and outdoor allergies.The product is indicated for childrenaged 2 and older.

For More Information:

www.zyrtec.com

800-343-7805

Johnson?s Body Care Deep Hydrating Extra Dry Skin Lotionand Deep Hydrating Body Wash

Marketed by:

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies Inc (Skillman, NJ)

Indication:

The company recently launched a new collection of body care products specificallydesigned for adult women. Johnson?s Body Care Deep Hydrating ExtraDry Skin Lotion is enhanced with a touch of oil to help relieve dry, thirsty skinin 1 application. The lotion, which relieves and moisturizes skin for 24 hours,is available in a 14-oz bottle. Johnson?s Body Care Deep Hydrating Body Washrinses clean with no lingering residue, and is available in a 20.3-oz bottle.Both products retail for $5.49 each.

For More Information:

www.johnsonsforyou.com

866-565-2229

Brez

Marketed by:

AirWare Inc (Scottsdale, AZ)

Indication:

Brez is a drug-, latex-, and adhesive-free, soft and pliable device that worksdirectly and comfortably inside the nose to alleviate primary snoring (snoringwithout apnea). The product is available in 3 sizes (small, medium, and large)to ensure proper fit, inserts easily into the nose, and gently lifts, expands, andsupports the interior walls of the nasal passages to reduce the resistance ofairflow.

For More Information:

www.mybrez.com

877-299-6700

Lice Good-Bye

Marketed by:

Fairy Tales Hair Care (Passaic, NJ)

Indication:

Lice Good-Bye mousse helpsremove lice and their eggs fromchildren?s hair. The product is anontoxic, pesticide-free, enzymebasedshampoo that is safe andeffective. It has been clinicallyproven to dissolve nit ?glue? tohelp parents remove lice and nitsfrom the hair more efficiently.Lice Good-Bye is safe for repeatedapplications. The product includes1 egg removal comb.

For More Information:

www.fairytaleshaircare.com

888-244-1990

Thera-Med Sinus Headache Cold Pack

Marketed by:

Carex Health Brands (Oakland, CA)

Indication:

The reusable Thera-Med Sinus Headache Cold Pak featuresDual Temp Technology—a soft side for cold, anda smooth side for extra cold. Designed for use over theeyes and/or forehead and featuring an adjustable strap,the new pack offers highly-targeted relief for sinus painand headaches.

For More Information:

www.carex.com

800-328-2935

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