Best Health Products for 2017

Johnson & Johnson's Tylenol is arranged for a photograph in

Johnson & Johnson's Tylenol is arranged for a photograph in

When you head to the drugstore for health items, how do you know  you’re buying the best product out there? Well, you could do a lot of  research, or you could just check out “U.S. News & World Report’s”  just-released list of the 2017 Top Recommended Health Products.

The list, made in conjunction with “Pharmacy Times,” was compiled  based on recommendations of thousands of pharmacists for more than 1,100  over-the-counter brands, representing over 163 product categories.  Several of this year’s top choices are repeat winners, although there  are a few newcomers taking the top spots. 

 This year's top products include:

  • Sunscreen – Neutrogena
  • Antihistamines (Allergy) – Claritin
  • First Aid, Adhesive Bandages – Band-Aid
  • First Aid, Topical Antibiotic – Neosporin
  • Pediatrics, Pain Relief – Tylenol
  • Mouthwash/Rinse – Listerine
  • Toothpaste – Crest
  • Lip Balms – Carmex
  • Upset Stomach – Pepto Bismol
  • Acid Reducer – Prilosec OTC
  • Multivitamins – Centrum
  • Immune Support – Airborne
  • Antibacterial Soap – Hibiclens
  • Headache – Advil (New)
  • Cough & Cold/Daytime – Dayquil (New)
  • Children's Allergy – Children's Zyrtec Allergy Syrup (New)
  • Teething Products – Anbesol Baby (New)
  • Dandruff Shampoo – Selsun Blue (New)
  • Moisturizer – Eucerin (New)

Source: U.S. News & World Report