June 8, 2017

DSN editor in chief Rob Eder discusses the importance of purpose to the New General Market consumer, and how it unites the brands connecting most with their customers. 

June 7, 2017

Researchers found that supplementation with a prebiotic improved outcomes in children who were overweight or obese.

June 6, 2017
ECRM said that the combination of the two companies would bring RangeMe’s technology to a larger customer pool and make an impact on how the CPG industry evolves.
April 19, 2017

ClearVia specifically works by providing support to the liver so it can better metabolize alcohol.

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

The reformulation will include Alka-Seltzer Original, Lemon Lime and Extra-Strength effervescent products and the in-store transition will take place following completion of the product reformulation process.

April 3, 2017

FDgard is a non-prescription medical food specially formulated for the dietary management of Functional Dyspepsia.

March 10, 2017

Of the three classes of medicine identified in the Canadian switch report, one is already available OTC in the U.S. and a second is expected to be under consideration for non-prescription status this year.

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 24, 2017

With a record number of entries in 2017, the Innovation & Insights SABRE Awards recognizes campaigns that demonstrate the highest levels of strategic planning, creativity and business results.

February 2, 2017

Tums is upping its game with the first-ever Tums Quartertime Show being showcased on such social media outlets as YouTube during this year's broadcast of Super Bowl LI.

January 4, 2017

The Reliefband Neurowave applies accurately programmed pulses with highly specific waveforms, frequency and intensity to modulate the median nerve on the underside of the wrist.

December 12, 2016

TummyZen works by combining the acid-inhibiting zinc salt with fast-acting calcium carbonate in a quick dissolving caplet.

November 3, 2016

The super-small mini tab Jet-Avert helps provide all day protection from nausea, dizziness and vomiting, the company stated.

October 27, 2016

Sea-Band has recently launched two new products – ginger gum and ginger lozenges – incorporating this traditional herbal medicine to alleviate nausea.

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 20, 2016

IM HealthScience's products provide relief to sufferers of irritable bowel syndrome and functional dyspepsia.

October 17, 2016

Boehringer Ingelheim is looking to spark some excitement across the antacids aisle with the launch of its Duo Fusion combination antacid, which couples a fast-acting heartburn remedy with an H2 blocker to provide both immediate and longer-lasting relief from heartburn.

October 12, 2016

Since 2004, when OTC PPIs became available, consumer visits to primary care physicians have remained virtually flat even in the face of risk factors like rising obesity rates and an aging population.

October 4, 2016

The URI victory marks the third time in nine years that the esteemed College of Pharmacy has won the “Jeopardy!”-style academic competition.

August 29, 2016

"Real-world research is a vital component to clinical trials and helps with defining management options for patients," stated Michael  Epstein, chief medical advisor for IM HealthScience, which supplies IBgard.

August 24, 2016

The merchandisers completed an extensive, multi-module training program over the course of several months, earning certification from HRG experts.

August 2, 2016

Sales of OTC medicines continue on a steady pace with dollar volumes up half a billion dollars over the first half of 2016, according to data culled from IRI.