OTC Product News (January 2016)

Pharmacy Times, January 2016 The Aging Population, Volume 82, Issue 1

Read about the new OTC Products featured in January.

Pfizer Consumer Healthcare

Robitussin 12 Hour Cough Relief is an extended-release dextromethorphan polistirex cough syrup. The product is available in grape and orange flavors and formulated to relieve minor throat and bronchial irritation due to the common cold or inhaled irritants. The product is not recommended for use in children younger than 4 years or in patients taking a prescription monoamine oxidase inhibitor (or for 2 weeks after stopping use of it).

For More Information: robitussin.com

AcneFree Body Clearing Acne SprayMarketed by: Valeant Pharmaceuticals

AcneFree Body Clearing Acne Spray is nonsticky, can be used at any angle, and dries quickly for convenience. The advanced formula is composed of salicylic acid and glycolic acid, which exfoliate dead skin cells. Aloe and other plant and root extracts in the product help to even skin tone.

For More Information: acnefree.com

Benefiber Healthy Shape Fiber SupplementMarketed by: Novartis OTC

Benefiber Healthy Shape Fiber Supplement is a completely dissolvable daily supplement that is intended to help users feel fuller longer and consume fewer calories. Twice daily, 1 tsp can be added to either an 8-oz beverage or hot or cold soft food. The product is intended for use in individuals 12 years or older.

For More Information: benefiber.com

Crest Pro-Health HD Daily Two-Step Toothpaste SystemMarketed by: Procter & Gamble

Crest Pro-Health HD Daily Two-Step Toothpaste System contains 2 tubes: one contains a purifying cleanser to strip away plaque; the other contains a perfecting gel to polish and whiten teeth. The product can also help to reduce gingivitis.

For More Information: crest.com