U.S. News Announces Inaugural Edition of Best OTC Medicine & Health Products
New ranking reveals pharmacists' top over-the-counter picks in 99 product groups.
WASHINGTON, May 23, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in rankings and consumer advice, today published the inaugural edition of Best OTC Medicine & Health Products, which expands the U.S. News rankings, ratings and data journalism.
"Consumers have a myriad of options to choose from when selecting the right over-the-counter health products and pharmacists have the knowledge to evaluate these products," said Sumita Singh, senior vice president and general manager of Healthcare at U.S. News. "The Best OTC Medicine & Health Products builds on U.S. News' mission of providing consumers with valuable, data-driven information to help with their health care decisions."
In partnership with The Harris Poll, U.S. News surveyed more than 350 pharmacists to examine 99 product categories such as cold remedies, headache relief and acid reducers. U.S. News awarded the designations of Best OTC Medicine & Health Products only to those products that satisfy U.S. News' statistical assessment of performance on the pharmacist survey administered in March 2023. The products most often ranked highly were declared badge winners. According to the statistical assessment, some categories had more than one badge winner.
Within the 99 product categories, pharmacists picked their top three to be their most recommended for that category. Some notable products among the badge winners include:
Additionally, the companies with both the most products ranked No. 1 and most badges are Haleon, Kenvue, Bayer Healthcare and Procter & Gamble. For the full rankings, visit the 2023-2024 Best OTC Medicine & Health Products.
Those looking to choose a health product that's right for them or their child should consult a medical professional as part of their decision-making process.
About U.S. News & World Report
About The Harris Poll
View original content to download multimedia:https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/us-news-announces-inaugural-edition-of-best-otc-medicine--health-products-301831606.html
SOURCE U.S. News & World Report, L.P.
Capitalizing on 5G for Revenue Growth
Generative AI and the Customer Experience