When it comes to finding the right products for your health, the options are overwhelming. With advice coming from all different directions, you should really only be listening to the professionals. To make this easier, U.S. News collaborated with Pharmacy Times to develop a list of the top 39 over-the-counter products you should be reaching for during your next drugstore trip.
Pharmacy Times has been surveying pharmacists all over the country for more than 20 years, and has published the OTC Guide annually. Typically, this information has been available in an online database, but thanks to the U.S. News, the top products are now listed in a more digestible format for consumers.
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For vitamins and supplements, Ensure was ranked as the best nutritional supplement. And while Centrum is their choice for the best multivitamins, they suggest One A Day Prenatal for pregnant women.
When it comes to women’s health, Midol Complete came in at number one for menstrual pain relief. For accurate pregnancy testing, they suggest turning to First Response, and if you suffer from urinary pain, AZO Standard was recommended as the best for relief.
Although this is a great resource, be sure to continue to check product labels for ingredients, directions and warnings before making your final decision. Click here for the full list from Pharmacy Times.