Feosol® Iron Supplements Named #1 Pharmacist Recommended Brand for 2013-2014 by U.S. News & World Report and Pharmacy Times

Jun 18, 2013, 15:30 ET from Meda Consumer Healthcare

MARIETTA, Ga., June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Feosol® Iron Supplements, distributed by Meda Consumer Healthcare's US headquarters in Marietta, Georgia, has been awarded the #1 Pharmacist Recommended Brand (2013-2014) by U.S News & World Report and Pharmacy Times.

Top recommended healthcare brands were identified through a national survey amongst 2,411 pharmacists early in 2013 for consideration for the award and Feosol was chosen as the #1 pharmacist recommended brand in the iron supplement category. The #1 Pharmacist Recommended Brand award from U.S News & World Report, the nation's leading publisher of quality rankings and Pharmacy Times, the pharmacy industry's leading publication, distinguishes the top products in their categories and publishes them amongst various channels to serve as a resource for consumers looking to purchase the best products on the market.

Meda Consumer Healthcare's brand manager for Feosol, Cigdem Topalli, expresses, "we are honored to have been selected and recognized for this award," she continues, "we hope to continue to hold our reputation for providing gentle options for iron supplementation."  

Feosol® offers three unique types of iron supplements to consumers so they can select which iron supplement is right for them. Feosol iron supplements range from traditional like Feosol Original comprised of Ferrous Sulfate, the most common form of iron to Feosol Natural Release with carbonyl iron for slow release and gradual absorption into the system; and finally, Feosol Complete with Bifera, the only product of its kind on the market to combine heme and non-heme iron in a single pill minimizing GI side effects and making it ideal for those with sensitive stomachs.

About Meda Consumer Healthcare:
Meda Consumer Healthcare, distributor of Feosol Iron Supplements, is the U.S. over-the-counter division of Stockholm-based Meda AB, a top 50 global specialty pharmaceutical company. For the second consecutive year, Feosol Iron Supplements has been named by U.S. News & World Report and Pharmacy Times as the #1 Pharmacist Recommended Iron Supplement Brand for 2013-2014.  For more information go to www.feosol.com.


SOURCE Meda Consumer Healthcare