Much of the recent excitement in the category has occurred in the anti-fungicidal segment, driven by the over-the-counter arrival of two yeast infection prescriptions, Monistat
7 (Johnson & Johnson's Ortho Pharmaceutical) and Gyne-Lotrimin (Schering-Plough).
For example, he said, shrink rates of nearly 40 percent of sales forced Walgreens to place Monistat
behind the counter.
In response, Monistat
launched "It's Time for TMI," teaming up with Dr.
4%) * Growth Brands Brand Manufacturer Hibiclens Molnlycke Health Care US AquaphorAdvanced Beiersdorf Rexall Rexall Sundown Dermoplast Medtech Products Cicatricure Genomma Lab USA Neosporin Neo to Go Johnson & Johnson Mederma PM Merz Pharmaceutical Monistat
Soothing Care Insight Pharmaceuticals De La Cruz De La Cruz Prods Dermend Clark Pharmaceuticals Smiles Prid Walker Pharmacal Vitacilina Vitacilina Corp.
A survey released last summer from Monistat
, makers of the No.
2%) * Growth Brands Brand Manufacturer Cortizone 10 Chattem Lotrimin AF Bayer Gold Bond Chattem Eucerin Beiersdorf Gold Bond Ultimate Chattem Zanfel Zanfel Laboratories Tecnu Tec Laboratories Tecnu Extreme Tec Laboratories Tricalm Cosmederm Bioscience LamisilAT Novartis Consumer Health Cetaphil Restoraderm Galderma Laboratories Monistat
Soothing Care Insight Pharmaceuticals Exederm Bentlin Products MG217 Lake Consumer Products Triderma MD Psoriasis Genuine Virginaloe International Skinfix Skinfix Calaclear Humeo Lab Anti Monkey Butt Clarion Brands Holdings Blistex Ivarest Blistex Brand Dollar Sales % Growth Cortizone 10 $102,372,632 +9.
Insight Pharmaceuticals LLC's Monistat
brand has launched Complete Care, a product line to help women maintain their vaginal health.
Yeast infections are a perfectly normal part of life for women," said Jennifer Moyer, vice president of marketing at Insight Pharmaceuticals LLC, which manufactures Monistat
to treat the condition.
1 Vaginal Suppository & 781,940 37,957 Cream, 0.
4%) Market Dollar sales Dollar sales LEADING BRANDS ** share (000) % change Monistat
lines of feminine hygiene products, the Monistat
line of vaginal yeast infection treatments, and the K-Y brand of lubricants and sexual wellness items.
9%) LEADING BRANDS ** Market Dollar sales Dollar sales share (000) % change Monistat