OTC Product News: June 2022

Pharmacy TimesJune 2022
Volume 88
Issue 6

This month's OTC product news features contact lenses for astigmatism, supplements, and children's probiotics.

CBD Tinctures

Manufactured by CBD Living

CBD Living has introduced 3 new tincture flavors: chocolate mint, green apple, and salted caramel. Each bottle contains 750 mg of broad-spectrum cannabidiol (CBD) that is free of genetically modified organisms, gluten, and tetrahydrocannabinol, and is vegan. CBD Living products are manufactured with organic hemp grown on state-licensed hemp farms in Colorado and Oregon, according to a statement from the company. The CBD tinctures allow oil-soluble nutrients to be delivered in an oil formulation, providing fast, sustained relief. All CBD Living products are made in the United States.




Manufactured by Nature Made

In its new Wellblends line, Nature Made has developed products to address immunity, sleep, and stress. The line features 13 products, including 4 for immune health, 2 for energy and mood, 1 for relaxation, 5 for sleep, and 1 for stress relief. The line is scientifically designed to target specific areas that can affect other areas of wellness, according to the company. For example, disrupted sleep can cause fatigue and increase stress, and stress can affect how the immune system functions.



ProBioraKids for Oral Health

Manufactured by ProBiora Health

ProBiora Health has launched a pediatric version of its oral-care probiotic. The probiotic contains good bacteria that eliminate the bad bacteria that can cause cavities and gum disease, including Streptococcus oralis KJ3, Streptococcus rattus JH145, and Streptococcus uberis KJ2. The probiotic also provides fresh breath and whiter teeth. ProBioraKids is gluten-free and vegan and has no artificial flavors, colors, or sweeteners. It is designed to be taken at bedtime, after brushing and flossing, and is dissolvable.



Dailies Total1 for Astigmatism

Manufactured by Alcon

Alcon has launched new contact lenses for individuals with astigmatism. Dailies Total1 for Astigmatism is the first water-gradient contact lens. Many individuals who have astigmatism often experience discomfort or dryness when wearing contact lenses. Alcon’s water-gradient lenses are designed to settle more easily and stabilize the lipid layer of the tear film. The lens material has a gradual increase in water content that helps provide moisture to the eyes, and the lenses are positioned to fit and allow those with astigmatism to wear contact lenses more comfortably.



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