March 5, 2012

Hisamitsu America on Monday launched three new analgesic patches, the company stated.

June 22, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a medication designed to treat acute and chronic moderate to severe pain, where the use of an opioid analgesic is suitable.

February 18, 2011

HAZLETON, Pa. — Troy Healthcare in January acquired the distribution of its Stopain brand, an external analgesic Troy has been manufacturing since 2002 that is already an up-and-coming pain-relief spray. The brand cracked the top 10 list of external analgesic rubs for the 12 weeks ended Dec. 26, 2010, moving into the No. 10 spot with $1.3 million in sales across food, drug and mass (excluding Walmart), according to SymphonyIRI Group data. SKU growth of 16.1% in that period also is outpacing category growth of 11.3%.


October 31, 2010

Topical BioMedics on Monday announced additional distribution through The Vitamin Shoppe of its Topricin line...

October 10, 2010

Thermionics’ ThermiPaq products, which now sport an eye-catching yellow “Control Your Pain!” panel as part...

October 10, 2010

W.F. Young recently updated its packaging graphics across its Absorbine Jr. external analgesic line that...

July 31, 2010

Drug Store News' 2010 edition of ECRM Health Care details the successes and challenges of eight healthcare product categories that influence the retail drug store and supermarket industries: digestives, allergy/cough-cold, internal analgesics, external analgesics, eye care, ear care, first aid and foot care. Also included is a bonus peek into the most recent edition of The Mack Elevation Forum and its discussion of SKU rationalization. Click below to download the free PDF of ECRM Health Care 2010.

June 6, 2010

As more baby boomers approach their senior years—the oldest of the baby boomers turn 64...

March 14, 2010

It isn’t just the weekend-warriors with aches and pains from the company’s softball game that...

March 14, 2010

Professional Therapy MuscleCare on Monday announced the launch of a line of topical analgesics into...