OTC Product News (June 2020)

Pharmacy Times, June 2020, Volume 88, Issue 6

OTC products featured in the June 2020 issue.

: Somnus

These all-natural sleep-aid alternatives use cannabinol (CBN), a mildly psychoactive cannabinoid, which binds directly to the CB1 and CB2 receptors for strong calming capabilities. The products are made without alcohol, melatonin, or tetrahydrocannabinol and are available in a 30-count gel cap bottle, 30-count gummy bottle, 5-count gummy packs, and 30-dose tincture bottles. The product is derived from hemp and provides users with a restful night’s sleep without morning grogginess, according to a statement from the company. The products are intended for adults.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: somnus.com

GLYCERIN LIQUID AND SYRUP LINEMARKETED BY: Camber Pharmaceuticals Inc

Camber is offering glycerin liquid and 3 syrups for compounding pharmacists looking to sweeten cough syrups or other tonics. Glycerin liquid is used as a moisturizing and soothing agent in creams and lotions, in glycerin suppositories, and in some oral pharmaceuticals for preservative, solvent, and sweetening properties. Cherry Syrup can be used to improve palatability in cough syrups and liquid pharmaceuticals, Simple Syrup is a vehicle-sweetening agent or base for medicated syrups, and SoSweet is a flavored syrup-based vehicle formulated to help with compounding oral extemporaneous delivery systems. All are available in 16-oz, 473-mL bottles.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: camberpharma.com

BACTEKILL SANITIZERMARKETED BY: Eagle Labs

In response to the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic, Eagle Labs is altering part of its manufacturing footprint to allow the manufacturing of OTC-quality hand sanitizer. Eagle Labs has registered with the FDA to manufacture the product, which is 70% alcohol. The company said in a statement that it is using its experience in skin care products to ensure that Bactekill also feels good on the skin. Retailers looking to discuss bulk purchases or distribution opportunities can reach out to the company.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: eaglelabsusa.com

CBD PM SOFTGEL CAPSULESMARKETED BY: cbdMD

As part of National Sleep Day on March 13, 2020, cbdMD has launched a new line of cannabidiol (CBD)-based soft-gel capsules to help consumers achieve a full night of restful sleep. The gels include the company’s broad-spectrum formula, as well as chamomile, melatonin, and valerian root. The capsules each contain 16.5 mg of CBD, plus 3 mg of melatonin. The new soft gels complement CBD PM Tinctures launched by cbdMD in 2019 and are sold in 30- and 60-count bottles. cbdMD also announced a “Sleep Better” campaign to highlight products for relaxation and sleep.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: cbdmd.com