May 1, 2017

By category, Sanofi Consumer's allergy, cough and cold sales were up 12.9%, pain remedies were up 16.7% and sales of digestive products were down 19.2%.

April 25, 2017

The updated Allergy Tracker is part of GSK Consumer Healthcare’s and PHD Media Worldwide’s overall campaign to launch the new Flonase Sensimist Nasal Spray.

April 17, 2017

More than half of parents say seasonal allergies affect their kids, with some unsure how to choose the right medicine and 1-in-7 giving allergy medicine labeled for adults.

April 14, 2017

There is no question that one of the top nonprescription categories contributing to both sales and foot traffic right now is allergy. Sales of nasal sprays — the category that captures all of the latest nasal corticosteroid Rx-to-OTC switches — are up 10.2%.

April 10, 2017

To inspire people to get outside and demonstrate its commitment to the cause, Claritin has made a three-year commitment of up to $500,000 to Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

April 6, 2017

As Amazon far outpaces total year-over-year retail growth in American household purchases, the retailer is on track to cause serious disruption to the U.S. superstore, grocery and drug store channels. 

March 27, 2017
The packaging transition is set to roll out in April and finish by late summer.
 
March 22, 2017

Xyzal is partnering with allergist Neeta Ogden to encourage allergy sufferers to learn more about the importance of managing their allergies this spring to prevent sleep problems.

March 21, 2017

Sickweather also offers SickScore through its app, which provides the user a relative threat index of contagious illness in their immediate area.

March 16, 2017

The study found that 75% of allergy sufferers purchased an OTC medication either on its own or in addition to a prescription treatment in 2015, compared to just 66% in 2009.

March 8, 2017

HayMax is an organic, natural nasal balm that acts as a block against pollen, dust or pet allergen.

March 6, 2017

Sales of all OTC medicines and natural supplements broke records in 2016, reaching $45.8 billion for the 52 weeks ended Dec. 25, 2016, according to IRI. That’s an additional $1.8 billion in sales volume compared with a year ago.

March 1, 2017

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines the hottest trends in OTC — including breakthrough brands and such growth categories as therables, sleep, allergy, cough-cold and more — in this multi-page report.

February 8, 2017

Flonase Sensimist helps block six key inflammatory substances and has been found to be 40% stronger than a leading non-drowsy allergy pill, GSK Consumer Healthcare noted.

February 2, 2017

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen takes a deep dive into one of the most strategically important categories in retail pharmacy.

February 2, 2017

The UR nasal subcategory saw impressive growth in the channels studied, due in large part to the recent Rx-to-OTC switch products in the nasal corticosteroid segment, driving sales up 15% in the food industry and up to10% in drug.

February 2, 2017

The emergence of new products across the cough-cold and allergy categories is transforming the OTC aisle.

February 1, 2017

Xyzal is an antihistamine containing the active ingredient levocetirizine dihydrochloride and provides 24-hour relief from runny nose, sneezing, itchy watery eyes and itching of the nose or throat in a single daily dose.

January 19, 2017

"There are already a number of laws ... that help to fight the meth problem in Michigan," CHPA stated, "including the NLPE which serve as strong barriers to meth makers [obtaining] PSE."

January 4, 2017

RB is in search of Indiegogo campaigners whose innovations specifically fit within the following focus categories: respiratory, pain relief, health monitoring, sexual well-being and vitamins, minerals and supplements.

October 20, 2016

Read about and see photos of GSK Consumer Healthcare’s state-of-the-art Innovation Labs at the company’s new headquarters in Warren, N.J. 

October 17, 2016

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines in-depth sales activity in the analgesic and digestive aisles, highlighting products that are transforming OTC, in this multi-page report.

September 22, 2016

More than 5,000 Americans across the country participated in the online survey, which awards the “Reader’s Digest Most Trusted Brand” title to winners in 40 product categories.

September 7, 2016

The allergy space will continue to heat up significantly in 2017 as marketers pollinate the airwaves with advertisements promoting their latest brand introductions