Navigation Links
Insight Pharmaceuticals Considers 'Bananacin' -- Banana-Flavored Anacin Tablets -- After World's Oldest Man Credits Combo As Secret To Long Life
Date:7/26/2013

TREVOSE, Pa., July 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Moments after learning that the world's oldest man credits his longevity to a daily dose of six Anacin tablets and one banana, scientists at Insight Pharmaceuticals began to investigate whether 'Bananacin' – a banana-flavored Anacin tablet – might be the elixir for longevity.

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130726/PH54078

According to multiple news reports, 112-year-old Salustiano "Shorty" Sanchez-Blazquez of Grand Island, New York, credits the banana-Anacin combo for his extended life. Born in 1901, Guinness World Records now recognizes Shorty as the world's oldest man.

"Historically, apples are the fruit most associated with staying healthy and avoiding doctors," said Jennifer Moyer, vice president of marketing for Insight Pharmaceuticals. "Our scientists had never looked into the banana before. But now that the certified oldest man in the world credits bananas and Anacin as his life-extending combo, we're certainly going to explore whether a new 'Bananacin' product makes sense."

Anacin, invented in 1916 by William Milton Knight, is one of the oldest brands of pain relievers in the United States. Its unique formula contains two important ingredients – aspirin and caffeine – to deliver fast pain relief from headaches. Anacin is currently available in regular and maximum strength tablets as well as regular strength caplets; Insight Pharmaceuticals is exploring a banana-shaped capsule for the new 'Bananacin' flavor.

"Forget the fountain of youth – 'Bananacin' could be a game-changer for life expectancy," Moyer noted. "If nothing else, 'Bananacin' sounds delicious! And it only makes sense that the oldest man in the world recognizes the benefits of Anacin, which is one of the oldest brand pain relievers in the U.S."

While Insight Pharmaceuticals scientists work to bring 'Bananacin' to drugstores nationwide, headache sufferers can visit www.Anacin.com to download a $2 coupon for any original Anacin product. Bargain hunters can follow Anacin on Twitter (@Anacin) to double their coupon to $4.

"We're committed to helping people have better days by giving them fast pain relief – especially for those great nights that are followed by rough mornings," Moyer continued. "And if we can somehow discover how to help them add days to their life with 'Bananacin,' it's a win-win."

About Anacin:
Anacin®, a licensed product of Insight Pharmaceuticals, is one of the oldest pain relievers in the United States and has been a trusted brand for over 50 years. It is a leading cure for minor aches and pains associated with headaches, backaches, cramps, stiff muscles, the common cold, toothaches, and minor pains of arthritis. For more information, please visit Anacin.com or follow us on Twitter (@Anacin) or Facebook (Facebook.com/AnacinRelief).

About Insight Pharmaceuticals:
INSIGHT Pharmaceuticals, LLC is a consumer products company whose strategy is to generate growth by acquiring brands with solid consumer equity that can be further developed through their merchandising and marketing expertise. The company strengthens its portfolio of brands by employing a variety of strategies, all with an in-depth understanding of the heritage of the brand and the needs of the consumer. Additional information about Insight Pharmaceuticals can be found at www.InsightPharma.com. Media Contact: Company Contact:Robert Johnson

Sharon Suleckiallen & gerritsen

INSIGHT Pharmaceuticals, LLCBusiness Partner – Public Relations

  Brand Manager, Anacin®robjohnson@a-g.com

ssulecki@insightpharma.com 917-923-3988

267-852-0545 

 


'/>"/>
SOURCE INSIGHT Pharmaceuticals, LLC
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Market Insight: Irans Healthcare Market on the Rise -- Frost & Sullivan
2. Adapt, React, Evolve: Staying Ahead in the Breast Cancer Gene Testing, Solar Energy, and Oil & Gas Markets with Reliable Analytics and Actionable Insights from GlobalDatas 700 Market Analysts
3. DxInsights Names Ethan K. Knowlden Executive Director
4. Quantitative Insights Appoints Keith Tipton as Chief Executive Officer
5. GNC NutriWater, COTYs Beyonce Pulse NYC, Swansons Super DPA Fish Oil, Among First SupplySide Insights Awards Finalists
6. StockCall Insight into Eli Lilly, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Astex Pharmaceuticals and Raptor Pharmaceuticals
7. Pharmaceutical Execs to Gain Manufacturing Insights from Top Aerospace, Automotive and Other Non-Pharma Industries at Unique ISPE Event
8. Top Insight On Green Chemistry, API Manufacturing, Specialty Chemicals And Supply Chain Management At InformEx USA
9. Elbit Imaging Ltd. Announces InSightecs ExAblate Neuro System Awarded European CE Mark for Non-invasive Treatment of Neurological Disorders in the Brain
10. CardioInsight Announces Appointment of Patrick J. Wethington as President & Chief Executive Officer
11. Intelomed Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance of CVInsight Medical Device
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/11/2017)... PARK, Calif. , Oct. 11, 2017  BioPharmX ... national scientific team that developed an innovative way to ... quantity of the delivery of new drugs. ... 2017 Fall Clinical Dermatology Conference will show how researchers ... General Hospital, Harvard Medical School used a suite of ...
(Date:10/10/2017)... , Oct. 10, 2017  NDS received FDA 510(k) clearance ... a medical-grade battery-powered display stand specifically designed for endoscopy environments. An ... technology into a clinical solution to support the improvement of patient ... Innovative Design ... Wireless Solution ...
(Date:10/4/2017)... 2017  South Korean-based healthcare product Development Company I.M. ... on Kickstarter. The device will educate the user about ... better efficiency compared to the dated and pricey CPR ... efficacy of the compression for a more informed CPR ... to raise $5,000. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:10/13/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 , ... Yisrayl Hawkins, ... week that explains one of the most popular and least understood books in the ... cryptic and puzzling descriptions that have baffled scholars for centuries. Many have tossed it ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... ... Journey: From the Mountains to the Mission Field”: the story of a missionary couple ... From the Mountains to the Mission Field” is the creation of published author, Carole ... and currently teaches a class of ladies at her church, which she has taught ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... sleep apnea using cutting-edge Oventus O2Vent technology. As many as 18 ... characterized by frequent cessation in breathing. Oral appliances can offer significant relief to ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... Fla. (PRWEB) , ... October 12, 2017 , ... IsoComforter, ... therapy products, announced today the introduction of an innovative new design of the shoulder ... pad so you get maximum comfort while controlling your pain while using cold therapy. ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... Information about the technology: , ... to enable prevention of a major side effect of chemotherapy in children. Cisplatin ... patients. For cisplatin, hearing loss is FDA listed on-label as a dose limiting ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):