November 13, 2014

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines in-depth sales activity in blood-pressure monitoring kits and blood-glucose meters, highlighting new products that are transforming OTC in this multi-page report.

October 10, 2014

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines in-depth sales activity in analgesics and digestives, highlighting new products that are transforming OTC in this multi-page report.

September 16, 2014

DSN examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of Hispanic consumers and in-store testing, in this multi-page report.

September 16, 2014

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines in-depth sales activity in homeopathy and foot care, highlighting new products that are transforming OTC in this multi-page report.

August 20, 2014

Adult incontinence and urinary bladder control represent one of the more lucrative categories in OTC, but it’s not necessarily the most talked-about category.

August 19, 2014

Nearly half of women age 45 years or older who experience symptoms of overactive bladder report their current treatment does not address their OAB symptoms, according to a recent survey conducted by The Harris Poll on behalf of Allergan.

August 18, 2014

DSN examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of generics and technology, in this multi-page report.

August 18, 2014

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines in-depth sales activity in pain, cough-cold, overactive bladder, allergy and more, highlighting new products that are transforming OTC in this multi-page report.

September 26, 2013

Merck Consumer Care announced that Oxytrol for Women is now on shelf for the more than 20 million women suffering from overactive bladder.

September 11, 2013

DSE Healthcare Solutions launched the Cystex "Your Bladder Matters" educational effort with a brand new original music video about the health benefits of Kegels, the discreet exercise that helps strengthen the muscles of the pelvic floor.

August 8, 2013

The big news in incontinence is Oxytrol, which doesn't reach store shelves until September. It's a switched product coming from Merck Consumer Care that brings an entirely new indication to the over-the-counter space — overactive bladder in women.

July 3, 2013

Drug maker Impax Labs is hoping to become the first to market a generic version of a drug used to treat incontinence and overactive bladder, the company said Wednesday.

May 29, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic drug for incontinence made by Perrigo Co., the drug maker said.

January 25, 2013

Merck on Friday announced the Food and Drug Administration has approved the switch of Oxytrol for Women (oxybutynin transdermal system, 3.9 mg/day) from prescription-only to nonprescription, creating a new category — overactive bladder in women — in the OTC area.

October 22, 2012

The U.S. subsidiary of Japanese drug maker Astellas Pharma has made a drug for overactive bladder available in U.S. pharmacies, the company said.

September 4, 2012

According to a Food and Drug Administration post Friday, the FDA's Nonprescription Drugs Advisory Committee will be meeting Nov. 9 regarding the partial switch application from prescription to over the counter of Oxytrol (oxybutynin transdermal system), as submitted by MSD Consumer.

August 3, 2012

A drug made by Pfizer and used to treat overactive bladder was effective in reducing leakage of urine in patients with the disorder, according to the results of a post-approval clinical study.

June 28, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug for treating overactive bladder made by Astellas Pharma, the agency said Thursday.

December 9, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a topical gel made by Antares Pharma for overactive bladder.

December 6, 2011

A drug made by Pfizer appears to work in treating overactive bladder in elderly patients, according to results of a clinical trial released Monday.

August 5, 2010

Drug maker Mission Pharmacal has launched a treatment for urinary tract infections....

March 23, 2010

SCA Personal Care North America on Wedneseday introduced a new category of adult absorbent products...