OTC

Man of the match

Steve Ainsworth uncovers the high street chemist who made it possible for the world to do away with the need for flints and tinder.

Reality checks

Many community pharmacies sell DIY health tests and devices but many prefer to concentrate on specific services that they can offer.

TENA updates pelvic floor fitness app

The updated app now features tutorial videos.

Watch the cuff

Incorrect cuff usage is considered to be a significant cause of inaccurate blood pressure measurements.

Signposting solutions - Winter Health

Winter doesn’t just carry an increased risk of colds and flu. This time of year can also exacerbate certain chronic conditions, too.

Bodyform aims to break "period taboo"

The #bloodnormal film portrays a series of true-to-life references to periods.

Cold comforts

With winter just around the corner, what can pharmacists expect this season? We look at the latest OTC developments.

On doctor's orders

Steve Ainsworth works up a thirst exploring the roots of a $2.6bn brand.

Bringing up baby

Infant feeding can be a confusing area for parents, which puts community pharmacy in the perfect place to answer questions and allay concerns.

All smiles

Oral care is one category that community pharmacists should seriously get their teeth into.

Zeroveen with oatmeal

The latest addition to the Zeroderma emollient range is a fragrance-free, two-in-one moisturising cream and wash.

Sensodyne relaunch

GSK has relaunched Sensodyne Rapid Relief with a new pack design and formulation.

A very diplomatic service

Bladder weakness may well be one of the fastest growing OTC categories in pharmacy but it's still a sensitive subject.

Nailner for nails

The product contains a brightening ingredient that improves the appearance of infected nails.

Hedrin money back guarantee

The offer allows parents to claim a full refund if they are not satisfied with the product.

Removing the infestation

The comb enjoys celebrity endorsement.

Over 20 years’ experience

Nova Laboratories is one of the UK’s leading independent suppliers of specials to healthcare professionals.

Accord launches etoricoxib

Etoricoxib tablets are indicated for the symptomatic relief of conditions including osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

Great expectations

Offering discreet and professional advice is key to building engagement with female patients.

Branded loratidine

Clarityn is the only branded tablet to contain loratadine.

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