NEW YORK, June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report, the nation's leading publisher of quality rankings, and Pharmacy Times, the pharmacy industry's leading publication, have announced the 2012-2013 list of top pharmacist-recommended over-the-counter (OTC) health products for consumers.
Top Recommended Health Products identifies pharmacists' go-to brands in approximately 150 categories, from head (migraine, allergy relief, and cough/cold) to toe (joint pain and foot cream). Some of the No. 1 pharmacist-recommended products include:Acid reducers:
Prilosec OTCCough suppressants:
ClaritinOral arthritis pain relievers:
First ResponseSee all Top Health Products here: http://usnews.com/tophealthproducts
Why rate health products? Americans are increasingly relying on the Web–and each other–to make everyday health decisions, such as which headache medication to buy.
But pharmacists possess a wealth of knowledge, largely untapped by consumers, about which over-the-counter products are best suited to a particular health need. Top Recommended Health Products brings the collective recommendations of thousands of pharmacists directly to consumers.
For example, by visiting the "Cough, Cold, and Allergy Products" page, cold, flu, and allergy sufferers can now use this resource to find the No.1 pharmacist-recommended remedy for their symptoms.
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