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Related to Bufferin: buffered aspirin
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Noun1.Bufferin - aspirin coated with a substance capable of neutralizing acid (trade name Bufferin)
acetylsalicylic acid, aspirin, Bayer, Empirin, St. Joseph - the acetylated derivative of salicylic acid; used as an analgesic anti-inflammatory drug (trade names Bayer, Empirin, and St. Joseph) usually taken in tablet form; used as an antipyretic; slows clotting of the blood by poisoning platelets
trademark - a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product
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And he did, working as a freelance graphic designer creating logos, packaging and advertising for brands like Pond's cold cream and Bufferin.
Brands include CeraVe, body-cology and Shea Moisture in beauty; Carmex, Hylands and Mentholatum in cough/cold; Bufferin and Salonpas in pain care; SlowFe and Viactiv in dietary supplements; and Summer's Eve in women's health.
The firm purchased 6 OTC brands from Ducere Pharma, comprising Doans, Bufferin, Nupercainal ointment, Cruex nail gel, Comtrex, and Myoflex.
The firm has acquired six OTC brands: DOAN'S, BUFFERIN, NUPERCAINAL Ointment, CRUEX Nail Gel, COMTREX, and MYOFLEX.
With the following hit of Bufferin Premium in 2014, the market of systemic analgesics became totally active, unlike other categories in the sluggish OTC market in Japan.
Examples include Bufferin, computer-aided design, diagnostic tests for cancer and osteoporosis, Gatorade, Lycos, music synthesizers, stannous fluoride, Taxol (an anticancer drug), and the "gene splicing" technique that produced the biotechnology industry.
OTC PAIN MEDICATIONS AT A GLANCE EXAMPLES BENEFITS POTENTIAL DRAWBACKS Analgesic Acetaminophen First choice of Toxic to liver in (Tylenol, many physicians; doses more than 4,000 Tylenol PM, few side mg/day; increased Dayquil, effects, drug risk of accidental Excedrin, interactions overdose Sinutab, others) Aspirin Anacin, Bayer, Safe for many Bleeding risk; Bufferin, people; long stomach irritation, Ecotrin, track record; ulcers, or bleeding; Excedrin, used for cardiac more adverse drug others protection interactions than other OTC pain meds NSAIDs Ibuprofen Effective pain Gl side effects; may (Advil, Motrin) reliever; fights raise blood pressure; Naproxen inflammation may cause kidney (Aleve) while providing damage; potential analgesic pain increased relief cardiovascular risk
Excedrin Migraine, Goody's Headache Powders Prescription: Percocet, Vicodin, Endocet, Roxicet, Tylox ibuprofen OTC: Advil, Motrin, Nuprin, Dristan Sinus, Midol Cramp Prescription: Combunox naproxen OTC: Aleve, Midol Extended Relief Prescription: Anaprox, Naprosyn aspirin OTC: Anacin, Bayer, Bufferin, Excedrin, Ecotrin, Alka-Seltzer Prescription: Endodan, Roxiprin, Percodan, Equagesic, Fiorinal
Aspirin, available as a generic and in brands including Bayer, Bufferin and Ecotrin, is also an NSAID but is used primarily for relieving short-term pain.
8, pharmaceutical company Novartis issued a recall for a number of its over-the-counter drugs, namely Excedrin and Bufferin, due to mislabeled and broken pills found at its Nebraska plant.
It is found in such products as Ascription, Ecotrin, Bufferin, Aspergurn, Alka-Seltzer, and many others.