OTC Product News: December 2021

Pharmacy TimesDecember 2021
Volume 87
Issue 12

This month's products features baby probiotic, liquid-filled aspirin capsules, and Alocane maximum strength first aid antiseptic spray.

Baby Probiotic

Manufactured by SmartyPants

SmartyPants has introduced a baby probiotic that is a liquid designed for newborns to children aged 24 months to support digestive and immune health through pediatric-tested probiotic strains Pediococcus pentosaceus KABP-041 and Bifidobacterium longum KABP-042. The product is free of artificial flavors and sweeteners, genetically modified organisms, gluten, and synthetic colors.



Liquid-filled Aspirin Capsules

Manufactured by Valzalore

PLx Pharma has developed a liquid- filled aspirin capsule that parent company, Valzalore, says is the first and only one on the market. The capsules each contain 81 mg, which is usually the dose that physicians recommend for low-dose aspirin therapy, and also come in a 325- mg dose. The liquid capsules are designed to protect the stomach but deliver fast absorption for fever reduction and pain relief.



Alocane Maximum Strength First Aid Antiseptic Spray

Manufactured by Quest Healthcare

Quest Products has introduced a 4% lidocaine spray with Alocane Maximum Strength. The spray is designed for a no-touch application and a continuous spray. It is an alcohol-free product that kills 99% of germs while cleaning wounds. The company said the bottle can be 100% emptied.



Skin Renewing Nightly Exfoliating Treatment

Manufactured by CeraVe

CeraVe has launched a Skin Renewing Nightly Exfoliating Treatment that is formulated for brighter skin. It is optimized to boost hydration and minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. The product contains 5% glycolic and lactic acids to increase cell turnover and promotes a natural exfoliate without causing flaking.



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