OTC Products (January 2020)

Pharmacy Times, January 2020, Volume 86, Issue 1

Ready Protein Water, Vicks Children's Cough-Cold Line, and more OTC products are featured.

READY PROTEIN WATERMARKETED BY: Ready Nutrition

A new addition to the sports drinks market, Ready Protein Water offers effective hydration with no added sugar or sucralose. Each drink contains 5 electrolytes and 15 g of protein from whey protein isolate and is helpful to use before, during, and after workouts. The drinks are free of gluten, lactose, and soy, and are NSF International certified. Ready Protein Water is available in black cherry, blueberry, cotton candy, grape, lemon ice, orange, and pink grapefruit flavors, and are sweetened with monk fruit extract.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: readyismade.com

VICKS CHILDREN'S COUGH-COLD LINEMARKETED BY: Procter & Gamble

Vicks Children's new line of cough-cold remedies includes 3 products: Multi-Symptom Cold, and daytime and nighttime Cough & Congestion. All 3 products are free of alcohol, artificial dyes and flavors, and high-fructose corn syrup. The Multi-Symptom Cold liquid, available in orange flavor, relieves cold and flu symptoms, including aches, cough, fever, sore throat, and stuffy nose, in children 6 years and older. The daytime formulation is available in strawberry flavor and is approved for children 4 years and older. The nighttime formulation comes in grape flavor and is approved for children 6 years and older.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: vicks.com

PRESERVISION AREDS 2 MINIGELS

MARKETED BY: Bausch + Lomb

The PreserVision AREDS 2 minigels formulation, by Bausch + Lomb, offers a new delivery method for its original PreserVision AREDS 2 vitamins, for patients with moderate to advanced age-related macular degeneration (AMD). The minigels replace the soft gels and are easier to swallow. The vitamins use a formula including lutein and zeaxanthin, recommended by the National Eye Institute, to replace beta carotene. The AREDS formula was clinically investigated in a 2001 study and shown to reduce the risk of progression in individuals with moderate to advanced AMD by 25%.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: preservision.com

GOOD DAY CHOCOLATE CBDMARKETED BY: Good Day Chocolate

Good Day Chocolate, the chocolate supplement manufacturer, is introducing a line of cannabidiol (CBD) products, including a CBD, Calm CBD, and Sleep CBD supplements. Each bottle contains 30 pieces, totaling 300 mg of CBD. Sleep CBD contains 10 mg of CBD and 1 mg of melatonin per piece, whereas Calm CBD contains 10 mg of CBD and 12.5 mg of L-theanine per piece. The brand uses third party—tested CBD in the form of broad-spectrum hemp extract from farms in Colorado and Oregon, with 0% THC. The products are available at Amazon and will be sold by national CBD retailers in early 2020.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: gooddaychocolate.com