OTC Product News (March 2016)

Pharmacy Times, March 2016 Central Nervous System, Volume 82, Issue 3

Read about the new OTC Products featured in March.

IcyHot SmartRelief Back & Hip Pain TherapyMarketed by: Sanofi Consumer Healthcare

IcyHot Smart Relief Back & Hip Pain Therapy can be used to relieve painful muscles and joints and chronic pain associated with arthritis. The product is drug-free and reusable, and can be used while doing normal daily activities. The strength and the intensity are both adjustable, and the product can be applied directly to the back.

For More Information: icyhot.com

Alka-Seltzer Plus Severe Cold & Cough Liquid NightMarketed by: Bayer Consumer Care Products

Alka-Seltzer Plus Severe Cold & Cough Liquid Night provides fast relief for cough, runny nose, headache, sore throat, body aches, and fevers for up to 8 hours. The product contains acetaminophen, dextromethorphan hydrobromide, and doxylamine succinate. Patients should only use the green cap included with the product in order to ensure accurate dosing, and they should not exceed more than 4 doses within a 24-hour period.

For More Information: alkaseltzerplus.com

Trilipiderm Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Sunscreen with Vitamin DMarketed by: Trilipiderm

Trilipiderm Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Sunscreen with Vitamin D includes a lipid-balancing formula made of natural ingredients, such as meadowfoam, olive, chamomile, calendula, jojoba, and beta sitosterol. The product should be applied liberally, 15 minutes prior to sun exposure, in conjunction with a water-resistant sunscreen, and should be reapplied every 2 hours when users are swimming.

For More Information: trilipiderm.com

ACT Advanced Care Plaque GuardMarketed by: Chattem, Inc

ACT Advanced Care Plaque Guard mouthwash provides 12-hour protection against plaque germs that can lead to gingivitis. The product comes in clean mint and frosted mint flavors. For optimal results, it should be used for 30 seconds twice daily after normal brushing and flossing.

For More Information: actoralcare.com