/PRNewswire/ — Washington, May 23, 2023 — The first edition of Best OTC Medicine & Health Products, which expands the U.S. News rankings, ratings, and data journalism, was released today by U.S. News & World Report, the world authority in rankings and consumer advice.
Sumita Singh, senior vice president and general manager of Healthcare at U.S. News, said that consumers have a wide range of options to pick from when selecting the best over-the-counter health goods, and chemists have the knowledge to evaluate these items. The objective of U.S. News to provide customers with useful, data-driven information to aid in their healthcare decisions is expanded upon by “The Best OTC Medicine & Health Products.”
More than 350 chemists were questioned by U.S. News in collaboration with The Harris Poll to explore 99 product categories, including cold cures, headache relief and acid reducers. Only those items were given the Best OTC Medicine & Health items designations by U.S. News that met their statistical requirements for performance on the chemist survey that was conducted in March 2023. The items that consistently received high rankings were designated badge winners. Some categories, it was determined statistically, had more than one badge winner.
Pharmacy professionals chose their top three recommendations for each of the 99 product categories. Among the badge winners are several notable items like:
Stool softeners: Delsym Cough suppressants: Colace
Hibiclens antibacterial soap
Theraflu, Tylenol Cold + Flu Severe, and other flu medications Flu and Cold NyQuil
Centrum and One A Day multivitamins
Advil and Excedrin are effective headache relievers. Pepto-Bismol
Nasal saline solution: Arm & Hammer Saline alone, Ayr Canker Orajel is a sore treatment. Refresh and Systane are eye drops.
Acid Reducers: Prilosec OTC, Pepcid Sunburn Relief: Solarcaine Acne Products: Differin Gel
Some of the 2023–2024 Best OTC Medicine and Health Products badge winners to support children’s year-round health include:
Children’s Zyrtec Allergy Syrup for Allergies Claritin for kids
Combinations for children’s colds and coughs include Robitussin, Dimetapp, and Delsym
Children’s Multivitamins: The Complete Flintstones Vitamins for kids, Enfamil Poly-Vi-Sol
Additionally, Haleon, Kenvue, Bayer Healthcare, and Procter & Gamble are the corporations with both the most items ranked No. 1 and the most badges. Visit the 2023-2024 Best OTC Medicine & Health Products for the complete rankings.
In order to make the best decision possible regarding a health product for themselves or their child, consumers should speak with a medical expert.
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Concerning US News & World Report
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Concerning The Harris Poll
A multinational consultancy and market research company called The Harris Poll provides tested knowledge for pivotal periods. As the company behind one of the longest-running polls in the country, Harris Poll offers distinctive context and societal insights based on its examination of popular sentiment, motivations, and opinion since 1963. Building a contemporary corporate reputation, developing brand strategy and performance tracking, and data-driven thought leadership are the three main areas in which it works with clients. Additionally, it offers market-leading healthcare insights expertise and specialises in conducting research with patients, family members, carers, nurses, doctors, specialists (in over 50 therapeutic areas), payers, hospital decision-makers, policy-makers, and chemists.