OTC Products (May 2019)

Pharmacy TimesMay 2019 Skin & Eye Health
Volume 85
Issue 5

OTC products features in the May 2019 Skin & Eye Health edition.

Hum Nutrition Beauty supplement company Hum Nutrition is launching a product to help manage acne-prone skin. The supplement contains both prebiotics and probiotics that target the gut—skin axis and help improve skin. Hum Nutrition has identified a combination of prebiotics and 9 strains of probiotics that promotes clear, even, and smooth skin. In an 8-week dermatologist-guided study, the formulation was shown to balance digestion, improve hydration, reduce breakouts, and relieve redness.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: humnutrition.com

Abacus Health Products CBDMedic is launching a line of topical pain relief products that combine active pharmaceutical ingredients with hemp extract and other natural moisturizers. The product line targets different types of pain in specific areas with 10 new topical products, including Active Sport Deep Muscle Rub Ointment, Arthritis Deep Joint Rub, and Back & Neck Deep Rub Ointment. The products will be rolled out in regional pharmacies, including certain CVS locations.


SILLY STRAWBERRY CHILDREN’S ANTICAVITY MOUTH RINSEMARKETED BY: Tom’s of Maine Organic oral care company Tom’s of Maine is releasing a product to help get kids excited about their oral care routine. The fruit-flavored mouthwash is an expansion of the Silly Strawberry toothpaste line, which has been popular among kids and parents, and freshens breath and prevents cavities. It is also free of artificial dyes, flavors, preservatives, and sweeteners.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: tomsofmaine.com

ALLAPURE SANITIZING PRODUCTSMARKETED BY: Allapure The new Allapure product line offers a range of environmentally friendly and nontoxic sanitizing products, including a hand sanitizer, hand soap, a surface sanitizer, and wound care. The products are made of benzalkonium chloride instead of alcohol, bleach, or chlorine, making them safe for babies, mothers who are breast-feeding, and pregnant women. Study results showed Allapure to be 99.999% effective in killing bacteria, germs, and spores, including carbapenemresistant Enterobacteriaceae, Clostridium difficile, Escherichia coli, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus norovirus, and vancomycinresistant enterococci.


Recent Videos
Practice Pearl #1 Active Surveillance vs Treatment in Patients with NETs