2018 Most-Recommended OTC Brands
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Seven times in 10, when a physician recommends an OTC product, the patient purchases it. Find out which brands physicians recommend by clicking on a category above.


The Medical Post 2018 Survey on OTC Counselling & Recommendations was fielded from August to October 2017 via an online survey. A total of 955 physicians completed the survey for a margin of error of +/- 3.5%, 19 times out of 20.

Physicians were asked in an open-ended question to name the OTC brand they most often recommended in each category. Physicians were not prompted with any brand names.

What does this logo mean?

Have you seen this logo? Only the OTC products voted #1 by you, in The Medical Post's annual survey, can use this logo or claim to be "Physician's #1 Recommended Brand."