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over-the-counter medicines

P&G relaunches Sinex as go-to sinus relief brand

P&G relaunches Sinex as go-to sinus relief brand

CINCINNATI — Procter & Gamble Co.’s Vicks has relaunched the Sinex brand with an expanded lineup of over-the-counter medicines for sinus symptoms. P&G said the move aims to establish Vicks Sinex as a “clear choice” in a crowded OTC category that can be bewildering to consumers seeking relief from nasal congestion and sinus pressure caused

Coalition formed to safeguard access to OTC pain relievers

Coalition formed to safeguard access to OTC pain relievers

WASHINGTON — A group of drug- and health-related companies and organizations have formed the Protecting Access to Pain Relief Coalition (PAPR), which seeks to preserve Americans’ access to and choice of safe, effective pain relief best-suited for their condition. Announced Wednesday, the PAPR Coalition includes stakeholder groups advocating for pain relief, including public health organizations,

CHPA foundation launches KnowYourOTCs.org

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. — The Consumer Healthcare Products Association Educational Foundation has unveiled a new name and look for its online hub, KnowYourOTCs.org. CHPA said Tuesday that KnowYourOTCs.org has replaced OTCsafety.org as the go-to source for consumers seeking information on the safe use, storage and disposal of over-the-counter medicines. The mobile-friendly website is designed to

CHPA backs bill to repeal FSA restriction on OTCs

WASHINGTON — The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) has endorsed the Restoring Access to Medicines Act of 2015 (H.R. 1270), which would make it easier for consumers to use medical savings account funds to buy over-the-counter medicines. CHPA said Thursday that the bill, introduced in the House of Representatives by Reps. Lynn Jenkins (R., Kan.)