OTC Product News (October 2018)

Pharmacy Times, October 2018 Diabetes, Volume 84, Issue 10

Read about the OTC products featured in October.

MARKETED BY: Panacea

Panacea has launched DAILY hemp oil softgels as an alternative to other OTC and prescription medications. The phytocannabinoid-rich oil is versatile. It can contribute to athletic performance and recovery; decrease adverse effects associated with cancer and cancer treatments; reduce anxiety, blood pressure, and depression; and treat symptoms of neurological disorders. It can also be used as an alternative pain management to combat the opioid epidemic.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: panacealife.com

TOP UP TONIC

MARKETED BY: Hello.me

Hello.me is launching a daily supplement for women to help offset the adverse effects (AEs) of hormonal birth control. The supplement contains essential nutrients that are exhausted with birth control pills and other hormonal birth control methods. Top Up Tonic has been clinically tested and was found to relieve common AEs associated with birth control, including bloating, fatigue, headaches, mood swings, and nausea. The supplement contains antioxidants, minerals, and vitamins, such as vitamin B complex, vitamin C, vitamin E, and thyroid support complex to support a balanced mood, healthy skin, increased energy, and a strong immune system.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: hello.me

ZARBEE’S NATURALS

MARKETED BY: Johnson & Johnson Zarbee’s Inc, a brand focused on natural health care products, is being acquired by Johnson & Johnson. Founded in 2008, Zarbee’s created natural alternatives to common OTC medications, such as a cough syrup formulated with honey, vitamin C, and zinc; immune support; sleep aids; and vitamins. The company’s products do not contain alcohol, artificial flavoring, or drugs. Johnson & Johnson plans to expand Zarbee’s with more products.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: jnj.com

MAGNESIUM COMPLEX

MARKETED BY: VistaPharm NeoLife’s Magnesium Complex is a dietary supplement formulated from phytonutrient and magnesium-rich sources, including beet, broccoli, kale, and radish. The mineral is needed for energy production; muscle, nerve, and psychological function; and hundreds of other biochemical reactions. According to NeoLife, the results of studies show that 50% to 80% of American adults have inadequate levels of magnesium, which can be depleted by stress, an unhealthy lifestyle, and the use of drugs. Symptoms of low magnesium levels include fatigue, an irregular heartbeat, irritability, low bone density, muscle cramps, poor glucose control, and weakness.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: neolife.com/en-us/home/