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Pharmacists Offer Guidance on Top Over-The-Counter Medications
Date:4/25/2011

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  • Adult Multi-symptom Allergy and Hay Fever Products – Claritin-D (35% of 2,406 pharmacist recommendations)
  • Adult Antihistamines – Claritin (32% of 2,717 pharmacist recommendations)

  • As the medication experts, pharmacists are trained in both prescription and over-the-counter medications and can provide patients with important information about how medications may interact with certain foods, other medicines or dietary supplements. Pharmacists can help patients select products that address the patient's individual needs and to navigate their way through the various products available. Pharmacists are the most accessible health care providers and APhA encourages patients to actively seek their advice about the proper use of medications.

    The survey, conducted in September 2010, published in the February 2011 edition of Pharmacy Today, completed by more than 1,000 practicing community pharmacist recipients of Pharmacy Today consisted of 11 introductory OTC questions and a series of 77 product categories. The results of the survey are published as a supplement to the February issue of Pharmacy Today. Click here to view the entire Pharmacy Today Over-the-Counter   Supplement.

    ** Being a #1 recommended product in the Pharmacy Today OTC Product Survey does not indicate Pharmacy Today or APhA endorsement of any product or service.

    About the American Pharmacists Association
    The American Pharmacists Association, founded in 1852 as the American Pharmaceutical Association, is a 501 C6 organization, representing more than 62,000 practicing pharmacists, pharmaceutical scientists, student pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and others interested in advancing the profession. APhA, dedicated to helping all pharmaci
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