FREDERICK, Md., Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BioElectronics Corporation (OTC Pink: BIEL), the maker of unique inexpensive, patented, anti-inflammatory pain reliever devices is pleased to announce that its ActiPatch® Musculoskeletal Pain Relief Therapy product has received a nomination for the "Most Innovative New OTC Product Award" by the OTC Bulletin, the leading international trade publication for OTC developments worldwide.
The OTC Bulletin is firmly established as the most comprehensive and frequent source of news, views and analysis for pharmaceutical executives in the world's leading consumer healthcare companies in over 45 countries.
The Most Innovative New OTC Product Award is one of the prestigious awards that make up the 2013 OTC Marketing Awards. ActiPatch® Musculoskeletal Pain Relief Therapy and the nominees, Blistex Cold Sore Cream (Dendron), Nicorette Cools Lozenge (McNeil Products), Nurofen Express Soluble 400 mg Powder (Reckitt Benekiser), Voltarol 25mg Extra Strength Tablets (Novartis), and the Non-Contact Thermometer and the Repel Light Fragrance Once Lotion, (Boots Pharmaceuticals) were judged by a panel of six independent experts experienced and knowledgeable in the OTC market.
"We are excited to have been nominated for another prestigious award," said Ben Fichter, Marketing Manager. "We believe our products will continue to be recognized and awarded as an innovative, effective and safe therapy for relieving pain given that they provide 5x more effective pain relief than OTC drug therapy and costs less than $0.25 for eight hours of safe treatment."
The award presentation will take place on Thursday, March 7, 2013 in London, United Kingdom.
For more information, please visit www.otcbulletin.com/awards.
About BioElectronics Corporation
Drugs and heat patches provide temporary minimal pain relief by simply masking it but it always comes back. ActiPatch provides 5x better pain relief and is 100% safer than over-the-counter drugs. BioElectronics Corporation is an award winning medical device developer and manufacturer of advanced medical devices. Its products are ActiPatch® Therapy, for over-the-counter treatment of back pain and other musculoskeletal complaints, the Allay menstrual cycle pain therapy, and RecoveryRx for surgical procedures and wound care. The unique therapy delivery system, using patented technology, provides a cost-effective in-home option to reduce soft tissue pain and inflammation, and to accelerate healing. For more information, please see www.bielcorp.com.
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