OTC

Watching brief: Parasitic infections

The latest product news, campaigns and information in the parasitic infections category

Uninvited guests: treating head lice in pharmacy

As the new school year gets underway pharmacies are likely to see a spike in queries about head lice, particularly following NHS England’s decision that OTC treatments should no longer be prescribed

Stock Check: October

We round up the latest OTC news

IBS: Spell it out

One-third of patients don’t believe healthcare professionals take irritable bowel syndrome seriously enough, so the need for better communication between care providers and sufferers is clear

NiQuitin Stoptober campaign

Perrigo is launching a new NiQuitin marketing campaign led by real-life quitters for this year’s Stoptober, which will be supported with a spend of £1.2m

Thrush and BV

Thrush and BV are common conditions but customers may feel embarrassed requesting OTC treatment. This bite-size video, in association with Canesten, will help you to advise customers with tact and expertise.

Stock Check

We round up the latest OTC news

Watching brief: Sexual health

The latest product news, campaigns and information in the sexual health category

Watching brief: Clinical skincare

The latest product news, campaigns and information in the clinical skincare category

Infant feeding brand sees steady growth

Nannycare First Infant, Follow-on and Growing up milks are now listed in 139 Morrisons stores. The company says the range has experienced steady growth following a 2014 amendment to EU and UK legislation

Watching brief: Baby & child health

The latest product news, campaigns and information in the infant & child health category

Infant nutrition: Giving parents a helping hand

The role of accessible, informed healthcare professionals is increasingly important in baby and child health and nutrition

Flarin competition winners

Two lucky pharmacy assistants have each won a luxury coffee maker after completing a competition from painkilling brand, Flarin

Watching brief: Supplements

The latest product news, campaigns and information in the supplements category

Ad campaign targets short-haul travellers

A new digital display advertising campaign and POS materials for Jungle Formula are reminding consumers to purchase an insect repellent for short-haul travel

Red or white?

A summer marketing initiative for both Tiger Balm Red and Tiger Balm White will introduce Tiger Balm White as a product for effective herbal relief from tension headaches

Campaign tackles needle fears

Aspen Pharma is launching a multichannel consumer campaign for Emla Cream, which is aimed at parents of children undergoing needle procedures

Watching briefs: Allergy

The latest product news, campaigns and information in the allergy category

Watching briefs: Topical pain relief

The latest product news, campaigns and information in the topical pain relief category

Musculoskeletal pain: A joint account

Musculoskeletal pain can compromise the lives of sufferers, both physically and emotionally – yet less than a fifth of households use topical pain relief

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