OTC Products (December 2019)

Pharmacy Times, December 2019, Volume 85, Issue 12

Top OTC products for the month of December.

Children’s Tylenol Dissolve Packs

Marketed by: Johnson & Johnson

The only pediatric acetaminophen offered in dissolving granular form, Children’s Tylenol Dissolve Packs offer a uniform product blend and 160 mg of acetaminophen. The wild berry—flavored granules dissolve on the tongue quickly without water and offer a transitional option for children who resist chewables or liquids but who are too young for tablets. Johnson & Johnson also said it has developed a customized manufacturing system to ensure consistency. Each package contains 30 packets, and the blend is approved for children weighing more than 48 lb and who are older than 6 years.

For more information: Tylenol.com

Motus Active CBD Sports Nutrition Line

Marketed by: Motus Active

Motus Active

As a new addition to the cannabidiol (CBD) segment, Motus Active’s CBD sports nutrition line includes 3 products to support athletes: Power Drops, Power Freeze CBD Roll-On, and Total Body Capsules. All the products include CBD from American-grown hemp, and the company said more products are in the pipeline to support all levels of athletes. The Power Drops and the Power Freeze CBD Roll-On reduce inflammation, pain, and other symptoms of sports-related injuries or soreness, whereas the Total Body Capsules can help reduce muscle pain and encourage recovery.

For more information: motusactive.com

Boost Soothe Nutritional Drink

Marketed by: Nestlé Health Science

Nestlé Health Science

Boost Soothe is a clear nutritional drink that provides calories and protein, as well as a soothing effect, to patients with cancer who are dealing with the adverse effects of treatment. The drink contains no artificial colors, flavors, or sweeteners and provides 300 calories and 10 g of protein per serving. Nestlé Health Science said that tailored nutrition interventions can help decrease unplanned hospital admissions, improve treatment completion rates for patients undergoing chemotherapy, and minimize weight loss. The drink is the newest in the Boost line of nutritional drinks.

For more information: boost.com

Cold Remedy Plus Defense Chewable Gels

Marketed by: Cold-EEZE

Formulated with Echinacea purpurea, Rosa canina, and zinc, the new chewable gels are a homeopathic remedy offering cold-fighting and immune-boosting benefits. The chews simultaneously support immune system health, reduce the duration of a cold, and reduce the severity of cold symptoms, including coughs, hoarseness, nasal congestion,

postnasal drip, and sore throats. Available in a citrus with elderberry natural flavor, the gels can be taken every 2 to 4 hours until symptoms subside.

For more information: coldeeze.com