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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.

Mar 6, 2013

This report will reveal analysis and insight into what factors help stimulate growth in the categories that are driving the independent pharmacy front-end.

May 1, 2012

For millions of Americans, over-the-counter (OTC) medicines are accessible, relied upon, and effective. This white paper presents the findings and conclusions of an independent study to estimate the Value of OTC Medicine to the United States.

Jan 30, 2012

The aim of this paper is to estimate savings that could be achieved by reducing unnecessary visits to primary care physicians for patients who can address symptoms with appropriate use of OTC medicines.

Jun 17, 2011

A comprehensive report of survey results regarding the importance of over-the-counter medicines to consumers and medical professionals in the United States.

Nov 24, 2010

This report examines the role of OTC medicines in the U.S. healthcare system as reflected through professional treatment guidelines, medication use data, as well as clinical and consumer research.

Oct 1, 2010

This meta-analysis aimed to compare single-dose 10 mg phenylephrine and placebo separately in adult patients with acute nasal congestion due to the common cold.

Feb 1, 2007

This summary report presents the key findings of a national survey of American adults regarding the use of over-the-counter cough remedies to alleviate cough symptoms resulting from the flu, a cold, or other respiratory ailment.

Jan 26, 2007

The objectives of this study are: To evaluate the efficacy and safety of 10% and 20% benzocaine gel for the relief of toothache, compared to placebo and to each other; and to assess the subject’s compliance with the dosing directions on the proposed label.

Jun 1, 2006

The purpose of the study was to compare the costs of upper respiratory infection (URI) treatment with over-the-counter (OTC) medications versus non-treatment.

Jan 11, 2006

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