Trash told Arkansas Business he will start working on getting information from the OTCs
to determine how much tax money is owed.
Consumers also believe natural OTCs
to be effective.
More than half of the consumers surveyed by Kline indicated that they use natural OTCs
more now than one year ago, and nearly two-thirds of consumers said they use them now more than five years ago, which indicates a growing interest in natural OTCs
It is common practice for OTCs
such as Priceline.com, Expedia, and Travelocity (which were among the lawsuit's defendants) to provide discounted hotel room rates to customers by contracting with hotels for rooms at "wholesale" rates and then booking rooms for customers on their websites at a marked-up "retail" rate that is above the wholesale rate but below the market rate.
One of the most commonly used OTCs
on the market, it is a pain reliever and fever reducer.
While the economy remains on sick leave, the store brand OTC
market is the picture of health.
"When we asked consumers what they were unhappy with or what they would want to change with OTCs
, almost all of them said, 'Prices are too high.'"
A recent study from the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and Prevention magazine touched on the growing consumer interest in using traditional health products such as over-the-counter (OTC
) medications, prescription medicines and in-home diagnostic tests in their quest for whole-health solutions.
As medical-care costs skyrocket and insurance benefits decrease, more and more persons are driven to use over-the-counter (OTC
), or nonprescription, drugs for treatment of perceived ailments.
"Most Americans know the limits as well as the opportunities of self-medication with OTCs
. They use them conservatively, and surveys show they are satisfied with the results they get."
According to the Consumer Healthcare Products Association, 8 out of 10 adults use OTC
medicines as a first response to minor ailments.
In the drug history, information about illness in the present pregnancy, drug intake, and if taken whether prescribed or OTC