Starting next month, February 2014, GlaxoSmithKline(GSK), a global pharmaceutical and healthcare company will bring the world’s trusted pain reliever to the Philippine market. Intoducing a Paracetamol brand that releases pain relieving power in just 5 minutes… PANADOL.
Sold in more than 85 countries, Panadol ® is the only Paracetamol brand that has Optizorb® technology which allows the release of its contents as fast as five minutes unlike other regular Paracetamol tablets. Studies conducted by GSK have proven that 75 percent of people who take Panadol with Optizorb® caplets reach pain relieving levels of paracetamol in the bloodstream significantly faster than those taking other generic pain relieving brands.
“Pain is one of the greatest personal, social and economic burdens faced by people around the world,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 Philippines’ consumers. This is a significant milestone for GSK in line with our global commitment to help people do more, feel better and live longer. The brand is testament to our customers’ trust and faith in the product which boasts an extensive scientific research breakthrough such as the Optizorb® technology in our new Panadol® which is the first and only paracetamol product that contains Optizorb®. ” said John Sayers, President Consumer Healthcare, Asia, Pacific and Latin America, GSK. “
With the scientific research breakthrough, Panadol with Optizorb® has a greater rate of absorption making the effect faster than other generic pain relieving brands. Panadol with Optizorb® delivers therapeutic concentrations to most people suffering from a variety of pain even those with common medical conditions, such as stomach problems and heart disease.
Panadol can be taken by peole with sensitive stomachs stomach ulcers and other stomach diorders. It will not irritate the stomach even taken without meals and is safe for pregnant/breastfeeding women when used as directed.
It also provides fast, effective temporary relief of pain and discomfort associated with:
– Tension Headache
– Cold and flu symptoms
– Migraine headache
– Muscular aches
“Following a study conducted in Philippines, we found that seven out of ten Filipinos suffer from regular headaches, and over half from muscle aches and pains in the past three months. These pain sufferers have indicated fast relief of pain is of core importance and this has encouraged us to provide a fast and effective solution like Panadol® with Optizorb® to alleviate this health condition,” said Jeoffrey Yulo, General Manager Consumer Healthcare, GSK Philippines.
Panadol(Paracetamol) with Optizorb® comes in 36×10’s dispenser box and each 10s catch cover will be sold for only Php32.00 and will be available at all leading drugstores nationwide starting this February 2014.
For more information about Panadol, you may visit www.gsk.com.