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2011-01-20 15:53:00

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eighty-two percent of U.S. women shoppers ages 25-70 are attempting to limit their overall usage of traditional over-the-counter (OTC) medications. While they believe in the efficacy of OTCs, they feel these products aren't "good" for them, especially when used frequently. A sizable number of shoppers consider purity/healthfulness (42 percent) and lack of chemicals/irritants (31 percent) to be important factors when choosing OTC products....

2010-09-17 15:56:00

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Launching now in national pharmacy chains is Chestal®, a natural cough syrup free of dextromethorphan from Boiron, the world leader in homeopathic medicines. This introduction comes on the heels of the success of Chestal's counterpart, Children's Chestal®, which was launched two years ago amid concerns over the safety of other active cough syrup ingredients for small children. Boiron, with a 78-year history of...

2009-05-01 15:53:00

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa., May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Many over-the-counter pain relievers will be required to carry stiffer warnings as the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) implements its new labeling rules. The final ruling, made Tuesday, calls for stronger labeling on the dangers of liver damage and stomach bleeding for non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, and ketoprofen. Consumers, concerned with NSAIDs and their potential side...

2004-11-26 18:00:09

Nov. 26--One winter about 20 years ago, as Barbara Dively prepared to pay for an armful of pills, lozenges, and other flu provisions at her Plymouth Meeting drugstore, the pharmacist brushed it all aside. "You only need one thing," he told her. It was something Dively had never heard of, but which has been the sole flu remedy in her family medicine chest ever since: Oscillococcinum, Oscillo for short, a best-seller in France and an increasingly popular brand here. It's made from...


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