Alka-Seltzer ‘Apples-To-Oranges’ Comparison With NyQuil Smells Rotten To NAD
This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet Daily
Bayer discontinues ad comparing Alka-Seltzer Plus Night Cold & Flu, which is indicated for nasal decongestion, with P&G's NyQuil Cold & Flu, which is not.
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