CHPA’s “Insights with Impact” series features Cindy Sanders, Co-Publisher/Managing Editor of Nashville Medical News, who discusses the growing interest in over-the-counter access to oral contraceptives.
Boomers are a diverse demographic with different health needs, preferences, and shopping behaviors. The demand for holistic products that enable self-care make boomers ripe for engagement and highlight an opportunity for the self-care products industry.
Quitting smoking is an immense individual challenge, and society has a role in helping smokers quit. OTC nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) medicines are not the only tool to help people on the path to quitting, but they play an important role for millions of people.
Millions of Americans rely on OTC medicines as an accessible and effective solution for commonly occurring conditions. This white paper presents the conclusions of an independent study to estimate and document the value created by OTC medicines to the United States.
Government officials have tried to balance the positives of OTC access against the negatives of potential abuse. This paper aims to inform this discussion by quantifying various costs that would result if products with DXM were converted from OTC to Rx.
To gain new insights on the issue of what drives trust in OTC medicines, Nielsen and IMS partnered to conduct surveys of consumers and healthcare providers to understand what leads both groups to trust OTC medicines.