Low NSAID Knowledge, Satisfaction In Consumer Pain Medication Survey
This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet Daily
While 60% of consumers use an OTC medicine for pain, nearly a third are not satisfied with the results, according to Kelton Global's research on consumer understanding of pain medication. Nearly half of consumers are not familiar with the term NSAIDs or with FDA recommendations on using the products.
You may also be interested in...
The Acetaminophen Awareness Coalition says its efforts are “validated” by a study finding public awareness campaigns are critical to prevent accidental overdose of OTC drug ingredients. AAC will provide educational materials to 4,600 Walmart stores by the end of 2015, says CHPA.
California proposes limiting short-form Prop 65 warnings to products with 5 inches or less of labeling space, while prohibiting their use in online and catalog warnings. The number of products with the warnings, used even on vacuum cleaners, luggage and guitars, has made tracking them impossible.
Acquiring Clarion Brands from Swander Pace, Bridges Consumer Healthcare adds portfolio of OTC and supplement brands for symptoms including tinnitus, urinary pain relief and excessive sweating.