keyboard_arrow_upRe-launched Gelusil Plus brings relief for heartburn during pregnancy
keyboard_arrow_downRe-launched Gelusil Plus brings relief for heartburn during pregnancy

Gelusil Plus, an antacid indicated for the relief of heartburn during pregnancy1, has been re-launched in South Africa. With heartburn affecting up to 85 percent pregnant women2, Gelusil Plus now provides a treatment to relieve this uncomfortable condition1. iNova Pharmaceuticals has added Gelusil Plus to their prenatal portfolio, which includes South Africa’s number one prenatal […]

keyboard_arrow_upDietary supplement usage reaches all time high in the US
keyboard_arrow_downDietary supplement usage reaches all time high in the US

77 percent of Americans consume dietary supplements daily – the highest overall dietary supplement usage to date, this according to the 20th CRN Consumer Survey on Dietary Supplements. The survey reports the majority of both males and females, aged 18+, take dietary supplements, which is in line with previous surveys’ findings. Among all the age […]

keyboard_arrow_upAfriplex aligned with prized Cannabis cultivation license
keyboard_arrow_downAfriplex aligned with prized Cannabis cultivation license

A strategic partner of Afriplex, House of Hemp, has received its Cannabis cultivation license from the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA). This is a historical milestone for South Africa to become an active and innovative player in the budding cannabis market. It also marks a positive move forward by SAHPRA to encourage the […]

keyboard_arrow_upThree reminders for consumers when purchasing health supplements and complementary medicines
keyboard_arrow_downThree reminders for consumers when purchasing health supplements and complementary medicines

An article entitled “Unapproved Pharmaceutical Ingredients Included in Dietary Supplements Associated with US Food and Drug Administration Warnings” was published 12 October 2018 in JAMA. It stated ‘potentially harmful active pharmaceuticals continue to be identified in over-the-counter and dietary supplements’ – listing specifically sibutramine for weight loss supplements, and synthetic steroids or steroid-like ingredients for […]