Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

Consumer Health – Over-the-counter pharmaceuticals

Consumer Health produces and markets over-the-counter pharmaceuticals to address mobility, women’s and children’s health, cough and cold, as well as everyday health protection.  


The Kytta® brand provides herbal remedies with extracts of comfrey root for relief of muscle, joint and back pain. The Seven Seas® brand comprises products with omega 3 fatty acids, which support joint mobility and thus physical activity and mobility.

Everyday health protection

Consumer Health offers a range of products for everyday health protection that contain vitamins, minerals and trace elements for strengthening the immune system.

Women’s and children’s health

The Femibion® brand comprises various products with vitamins, minerals and nutrients that support women’s health during pregnancy, nursing and menopause.

Cough and cold

The Nasivin® brand comprises products for treating cold-related symptoms. Sedalmerck® helps relieve headaches.


Consumer Health – Over-the-counter pharmaceuticals

The Consumer Health business provides a broad range of OTC (over-the-counter) products for the self-treatment of minor ailments. It offers remedies for relieving muscle, joint and back pain, colds and headaches as well as products for supporting physical activity and mobility. The range also includes probiotic food supplements, vitamin C and products with vitamins, minerals and nutrients that support women’s and children’s health. 
Consumer Health products are available without a prescription. 
Over-the-counter pharmaceuticals of Consumer Health: 
Scope of application
Muscle, joint and back painKytta®  
Seven Seas®
Strengthening the immune system Bion  
Pregnancy, lactation period, menopauseFemibion®

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