May 13, 2016

In the 2015 State of the Union address, President Barack Obama announced the launch of the Precision Medicine Initiative — a bold new research effort that can be actuated by MD Labs' Rxight, a pharmacogenetic program. 

May 13, 2016
CHPA's RSQ conference this year will focus on "Collaborating for Consumer Healthcare Solutions," showing how collaboration between industry and regulators can drive better consumer health outcomes.
 
May 11, 2016

The CVS Health brand offers quality-driven value, with prices ranging from 20% to 40% less than other comparable brands.

May 11, 2016

A nonprescription drug user fee program would provide funding to supplement congressional non user-fee appropriations, and would support timely and efficient FDA review of ingredients in a monograph, agency says.

May 10, 2016

There were more than 2,400 health, beauty and wellness items launched in 2015. And if historical percentages play out, of those less than 10% will emerge as successful brands with “staying power.”

May 10, 2016

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines the sales activity in the aromatherapy, first aid, iron, external analgesics, wearables and sports tape categories, highlighting products that are transforming OTC in this multi-page report.

May 9, 2016

At Kantar Retail’s two-day Drug Channels workshop, the company shared insights about how consumers are approaching health and wellness in a changed retail and healthcare landscape, how the big drug chains are looking to reach them and how suppliers can be a key part of doing so as we move into the future.

April 28, 2016

The announcement followed the resignation of Marc Coucke, who previously served as EVP and general manager of the BCH segment for Perrigo.

April 25, 2016

Allerpet products with Digimarc Barcode-enhanced labeling will be available in veterinarian clinics and pet stores starting in May 2016.

April 25, 2016

Perrigo's new CEO led the company's U.S. Consumer Healthcare business from 2003 to 2006

April 14, 2016

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines the sales activity in the allergy, incontinence, TENS devices and meal replacement bars categories, highlighting products that are transforming OTC in this multi-page report.

April 13, 2016

It’s another year, and another February launch of a nasal corticosteroid has hit drug store shelves — McNeil Consumer’s Rhinocort will be looking to make some headway in one of the fastest-growing categories across the front-end

March 15, 2016

Children's Flonase works differently from single-ingredient antihistamines, because it blocks six allergic substances instead of just one, GSK noted.

February 19, 2016

GSK's Flonase was clearly the top launch in 2015, garnering $294.3 million in its first 10 months on shelf, according to IRI data. 

February 8, 2016

McNeil Consumer Healthcare acquired the U.S. OTC license rights for Rhinocort Aqua Nasal Spray from AstraZeneca in 2014.

November 4, 2015

America Fall Allergy Capitals report ranks the 100 most challenging places to live in the United States with fall allergies based on regional pollen data, medication use and the number of allergy specialists in the largest 100 U.S. metropolitan areas.

October 6, 2015

The new-to-the-market product line addresses a sometimes forgotten class of patients — those battling Celiac Disease, diabetes, alcohol intolerance, acetaminophen intolerance and dye sensitivities.

September 18, 2015

Allegra tablets had annual sales of approximately $60 million, based on IMS and IRI data for the 12 months ended June 2015.

August 20, 2015

GlaxoSmithKline’s Flonase may not be on today’s top five bestselling cough-cold-allergy-sinus products list, but it won’t be long until the brand breaks through.

August 20, 2015

Overall, there were $8.7 billion in sales of cough, cold and allergy products for the 52 weeks ended June 14 across U.S. multi-outlets, according to IRI, and allergy remedies are driving that sales bus.

June 15, 2015

In the past 12 months ended April 19, Zyrtec (McNeil Consumer Healthcare) continues to dominate the allergy category with total retail sales of $332 million.

June 15, 2015

While online sales of allergy products may still be relatively low, thousands of consumers are making these purchases online — and many millions more are using the Web to learn about products and decide which brands to purchase.

June 10, 2015

"Despite living in a digital age, no one else has yet addressed ... common health issues in a mobile format," Sumeet Narula of McNeil Consumer Healthcare said regarding its recent app launch. 

May 29, 2015

Flonase tells an impressive sales story in its first 16 weeks on the shelf.