VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Dec. 7, 2015) - Vanc Pharmaceuticals Inc. ("Vanc" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:NPH)(OTCQB:NUVPF), a pharmaceutical company focused on the Canadian generic drug and over-the-counter (OTC) markets, is pleased to announce that it has commercialized its first OTC products in British Columbia: Cortivera™ and Cortivera Plus™ (Natural Product Number (NPN): 80037898) for a wide range of minor skin irritations, allergic reactions and eczema.

Both products are formulated with aloe vera and Cortivera™ contains 0.5% hydrocortisone and Cortivera Plus™ contains 1% hydrocortisone. Both are available in cream and ointment form in order to meet the specific needs of patients. The combination of aloe vera and hydrocortisone offers therapeutic benefits for skin irritations such as minor burns, allergic itch, insect bite itch, sun burn itch, eczema in addition to acting as an anti-inflammatory.

"We are excited to have launched the first product from our OTC portfolio and are confident in its ability to compete with the leading products in the category," said Arun Nayyar, CEO of Vanc. "In addition to our generic drug business which is seeing sales ramp up we have received positive feedback from pharmacy customers on Cortivera™ and Cortivera Plus™."

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Vanc Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Arun Nayyar, CEO

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