* Coverage, write-up & photos by blog contributor Angelique Misa
Pharmaceutical leader GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) proudly announced that starting this February, Panadol – one of the world’s leading and trusted pain relievers – will be making its way in every pharmacy in the Philippines.
“Pain is one of the greatest personal, social and economic burdens faced by people around the world,” said John Sayers, President Consumer Healthcare, Asia, Pacific and Latin America, GSK. ” Panadol has helped people find pain relief across 85 countries for over 50 years and today we are pleased to bring this leading paracetamol brand to Philippine consumers. This is a significant milestone for GSK in line with our global commitment to help people do more, feel better and live longer.”
Panadol, which is sold in over 85 countries as mentioned by Mr. Sayers, is the only paracetamol brand that contains a unique Optizorb technology which allows the release of its medicine in 5 minutes.
Studies conducted by GSK also proved that 75% of people who take Panadol with Optizorb caplets reach pain relieving levels of paracetamol in the bloodstream significantly faster that those taking other generic pain relieving brands.
Aside from that, Panadol can also be taken by people with sensitive stomach because it has the broad suitability associated with other paracetamol. It is assured that it’s tolerated and it won’t irritate the taker’s stomach.
Panadol with Optizorb comes in 36×10 dispenser box and each 10s catch cover has a suggested retail price of P32.00. This is certainly good news for everyone who constantly suffers from headache, backache, toothache and the like for it provides fast and effective relief. Pain will no longer be that much of a burden because with Panadol, the cure happens in five minutes!