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Zicam Allergy Relief Gel Swabs

Marketed by:

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

Indication:

Zicam Allergy Relief Gel Swabs is a homeopathic medicine that relieves the symptoms of hay fever and other upper respiratory allergies such as sinus pressure, runny nose, sneezing, itchy eyes, watery eyes, and nasal congestion. The product is indicated for adults and children aged 6 and older. Zicam Allergy Relief Gel Swabs is available in 20 medicated swabs.

For More Information:

www.zicam.com

877-942-2626

Sucrets ICE

Marketed by:

Insight Pharmaceuticals(Langhorne, PA)

Indication:

Sucrets ICE is a unique, frozen, single-use package that offers cooling, soothing relief to both children's andadults' harshest sore throats. The product includes the active ingredients menthol and pectin to act as anoral anesthetic that relieves pain and demulcent that soothes the throat. Available in grape and pomegranate flavors, each package of Sucrets ICE comes with 6 single-use pouches that freeze in just an hour. For adults and children aged 3and older, Sucrets ICE will slowly melt in the mouth, and can be repeated every 2 hours.

For More Information:

www.sucrets.com

800-344-7239

Glucocard 01-mini Blood Glucose Monitoring System

Marketed by:

ARKRAY USA Inc (Edina, MN)

Indication:

The company recently announced 510(k) clearance from the FDA for the Glucocard01-mini Blood Glucose Monitoring System. The system requires no coding, displays resultsin 7 seconds, requires a tiny 0.3-ìL sample size, and was developed to use the same teststrips as the downloadable Glucocard 01 system that launched in 2008. The Glucocard01-mini Blood Glucose Monitoring System has alternate site testing and features pre/postmeal flags and an easy-to-read display. The system also features interchangeable faceplatesso patients can personalize the look of their monitoring system.

For More Information:

www.glucocardusa.com

800-818-8877

Cold Relief 4 Kids with Zinc

Marketed by:

Hyland's Inc (Los Angeles, CA)

Indication:

Cold Relief 4 Kids with Zinc relieves the symptoms of the common cold in children,including runny nose, sneezing, and sore throat. The product, which is all-natural, comesin individually wrapped medicated strips, making them portable and easy to administerto kids. Available in boxes of 12 medicated strips, Cold Relief 4 Kids with Zinc is indicatedfor children aged 2 and older.

For More Information:

www.hylands.com

800-624-9659

Coromega OmegaBaby

Marketed by:

Coromega (Vista, CA)

Indication:

Coromega OmegaBaby is a docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) omega-3 supplementthat offers pregnant women an effective way to incorporate essentialnutrients for the baby's healthy development into their everyday diet. Eachserving for pregnant and lactating women provides the daily 300 mg of DHArecommended by the National Institutes of Health. Coromega OmegaBaby isavailable in 30-count peach-flavored squeeze packets.

For More Information:

www.coromega.com

877-275-3725

CranBerry Omega

Marketed by:

AgroLabs Inc (Hillside, NJ)

Indication:

CranBerry Omega provides all the benefits of cranberry with 300 mg of omega-3 derived directly from cranberry seeds. The fatty acids in omega-3 are vital to proper cell function—and the health benefits are numerous—including healthyjoints, anti-inflammation, and cardiovascular health. CranBerry Omega is available in 16- and 32-oz liquid servings.

For More Information:

www.agrolabs.com

877-275-3725

The Natural Dentist All Natural Antigingivitis Rinse

Marketed by:

The Natural Dentist (Medford, MA)

Indication:

The Natural Dentist All NaturalAntigingivitis Rinse helps preventplaque build-up that leads to bleedinggums. The rinse contains a naturallystrong combination of ingredients,which includes peppermint and sageoils, xylitol, grapefruit seed extract,and menthol. The Natural Dentist AllNatural Antigingivitis Rinse is designedto soothe and protect teeth and gums.

For More Information:

www.thenaturaldentist.com

800-615-6895

Milkscreen

Marketed by:

UpSpring Baby (Austin, TX)

Indication:

Milkscreen is a home test that detects alcohol in breast milk. The 2-minutetest lets mothers know the volume of alcohol concentrated in their breastmilk. Because the way mothers process alcohol is unique, metabolizing alcoholdepends on several factors including body weight, type of alcohol consumed,and food intake. Milkscreen is available in a 3-pack of test strips for $5.99 and a12-pack of test strips for $14.99.

For More Information:

www.upspringbaby.com

877-449-4647