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Consumer OTC Ingredient Survey Reveals Need For Education

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

A CHPA-funded survey found one-third of consumers do not understand what common OTC ingredients do – putting them at risk for using the wrong drug or overdosing. The trade group and firms can educate these consumers through a stronger online presence, by working with providers and giving necessary information to key influencers.

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