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OTC Remedies Packaging & Industry News

Articles discuss the latest trends, processes, and machinery related to the over-the-counter (OTC) packaging industry. OTC medications or remedies are drugs that can be purchased without a prescription. Articles also cover government requirements and regulations, OTC drug development, and anti-counterfeiting.

Kara Errickson, Industrial Designer
October 14, 2015 | Package Case Study

Designing sustainability into OTC pharma packaging

Kara Errickson, Industrial Designer, discusses package design issues for Hyland’s 4 Kids Bumps ’n Bruises® with Arnica, an ointment stick to provide natural relief of pain, swelling, bruising, and soreness for children.
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June 17, 2015 | News

Pharmacists pick top OTC medications

The pharmacists' survey responses to show how different brands stack up in 168 over-the-counter product categories.
April 27, 2015 | News

Nicorette mini Lozenge back on shelves

The return comes after a comprehensive assessment and complex testing process to correct manufacturing issues and improve quality measures.
December 23, 2014 | News

FDA: Three sexual enhancement pills tainted

The undeclared ingredient is known to interact with nitrates found in some prescription drugs.
December 23, 2014 | Package Case Study

Standardized sports tape tins are sturdy, modern

SpiderTech is spinning its web of pre-cut kinesiology tape products into one, standardized packaging format to make the brand easily recognizable on shelf and provide consistent messaging.
Health supplement company launches innovative Twist-and-Shake bottle
October 8, 2014 | Package Case Study

Health supplement company launches innovative Twist-and-Shake bottle

Bottle stores powders in a plug and plunger under the cap, with liquid in the bottle. Consumers combine powders and liquid by twisting the cap.
MJS Packaging: Bottles
August 27, 2014 | Materials Product Brief

MJS Packaging: Bottles

New bottles for nasal market support changing child-resistant packaging requirements.
Standing out on shelf was all important as Oxy Bump went retail.
July 29, 2014 | Package Case Study

Packaging takes Oxy Bump retail

Oxy Bump, a nasal spray that uses an infusion of essential plant minerals and oxygenated saline to fight bacteria and allergens while moisturizing nasal tissues, recently went retail in an award-winning package.
New antacid packaging delivers retail shelf presence
July 25, 2014 | Package Case Study

New antacid packaging delivers retail shelf presence

The Tummy Company works with packaging vendors to deliver a shaped, portable bottle with special closure to provide ReliefOTC.
Rondo-Pak: Digital watermarking
April 15, 2014 | Materials Product Brief

Rondo-Pak: Digital watermarking

Imperceptible digital watermarking for folding cartons expands product information and offers brand protection.


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