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.

May 29, 2015

Find out from “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” why this year's allergy season is the worst ever. 

May 27, 2015

Consumers in the Western United States don't plan on purchasing as many allergy medicines, a Field Agent survey found. 

April 2, 2015

Jackson, Miss. leads the nation as the Spring Allergy Capital, according to an Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America report released Thursday. 

April 2, 2015

A Kline industry expert pointed to the launch of Nasacort 24HR as a significant driver behind the 10% increase in allergy sales. 

March 18, 2015

Chattem on Wednesday teamed with a pair of allergy experts on the importance of smell to allergy sufferers. 

March 4, 2015

According to ECRM’s analysis of circular retail promotions for allergy, Chattem emerged as the leading advertiser of allergy remedies.

February 24, 2015

Feeding peanut-containing snacks to infants has been found to prevent peanut allergies from developing in children. 

February 18, 2015

Flonase Allergy Relief partnered with The Weather Channel to provide allergy tools and resources. 

 

February 6, 2015

GlaxoSmithKline officially launched its Flonase allergy relief onto nonprescription shelves.

February 2, 2015

GlaxoSmithKline is gearing up for a Feb. 4 launch of its Flonase Allergy Relief (fluticasone propionate 50 mcg spray), an over-the-counter nasal spray indicated for relief of all nasal and eye-related allergy symptoms.