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Perrigo first-to-market with private label offering of Mucinex 1200mg DM extended-release

BY Michael Johnsen
DUBLIN – Perrigo and its partner Allergan on Tuesday announced the launch of guaifenesin 1200mg and dextromethorphan HBr 60mg extended-release tablets, the first OTC store brand equivalent to Mucinex 1200mg DM extended-release tablets. 
 
"This is another great example of the Perrigo and Allergan teams continuing to leverage their unique capabilities in providing U.S. consumers greater savings and access to key new store brand OTC products," stated John Hendrickson, Perrigo CEO. "These new store brand products, which are equivalent to the Mucinex brand, are an important offering to our customers as they deliver the first high-quality, value alternative available in the marketplace. Allergan has been an excellent partner in developing this range of new store brand guaifenesin ER products and we look forward to launching the remaining Mucinex equivalent products for the store brand market throughout the balance of this year."
 
Mucinex 1200mg DM extended-release tablets (guaifenesin 1200mg and dextromethorphan HBr 60mg extended-release tablets) are indicated to control coughs and to break up mucus, making coughs more productive. The Mucinex 1200mg DM extended-release product produced sales of approximately $108 million through food, drug and mass merchants during the last twelve months, Perrigo reported.
 
 
 
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Survey finds concerns over newborns keeping parents up at night

BY Michael Johnsen
PROVO, Utah – According to a new survey from Owlet Baby Care, makers of the Owlet Smart Sock, only 5% of parents of newborns to babies six months old are getting the recommended eight hours of sleep a night. As many as 43% report only getting an average of one to three hours of uninterrupted sleep per night, and 17% of moms report getting a poor night sleep every single night of the week due to their newborn. 
 
"Owlet conducted this survey to shed light on the sleep related issues that parents of newborns face, especially in the first six months," stated Kurt Workman, CEO Owlet Baby Care. "Many of us at Owlet are parents to newborns, so we understand first-hand how having a newborn can have a major impact on parents' ability to get a good night sleep. While striving for a solid eight hours when you have a newborn is pretty unrealistic, we developed our safe sleep system to provide parents with peace of mind while their baby is sleeping so they can worry a little less and get more sleep."
 
Although a majority of parents share night time responsibilities, moms are getting up far more regularly. In fact, 32% of moms report that their spouse or partner never get out of bed to check on baby at night, while only 7% of dads report that mom never got out of bed. 
 
Aside from their newborn keeping them up at night, new parents report a variety of activities and concerns preventing them from getting sleep, including concerns that their newborn is not sleeping well. For this, Owlet Baby Care features the Owlet Baby Monitor, a device that leverages pulse oximetry, the same technology used in hospitals, miniaturized into a baby sock designed to alert parents if their baby's oxygen levels and heart rate are out of range. 
 
With unintentional suffocation a leading cause of injury death among U.S. children under the age of one, moms and dads can rest easy knowing the Owlet Monitor silently watching over their little one.
 
 
 
 
 
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H.Hutson says:
May-14-2016 10:26 am

The owlet really does help one get rest, I have used it for about a year and it was the best baby monitor investment I have ever made!!! It is my saving grace, my sleep in a little sock my baby wears, no more staying up and staring at the baby to make sure he kept breathing.

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Me+My battles digestive issues with two new dietary enzyme supplements

BY Michael Johnsen

 
 
DOVER, Del. – Me+My on Monday announced the introduction of two new products, Digest Result and Gluten Assist, which are dietary enzyme supplements that simultaneously provide instant relief for digestive discomfort in addition to long-term maintenance to optimize digestive health. 
 
Digest Results helps aid overall digestion and Gluten Assist specifically targets gluten and carbohydrates to make them easier to digest for those who have a non-celiac gluten sensitivity.
 
Me+My Digest Results and Gluten Assist formulas are available in 12 and 30 count sizes. The suggested retail prices are $4.97 and $9.97 respectively.
 
 
 
 
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