LOS ANGELES, CA, August 26, 2019 – E-Z-C Pak, the first physician formulated tapered immune support pack targeting the problem of antibiotic overuse use in colds and flu will be expanding in CVS nationally and regional chains Giant Eagle, Wegmans, Harris Teeter, Giant, Market Basket, Kings Food Market, and Raley's ahead of the 2019-20 cold & flu season. EZC Pak will be sold in over 16,000 stores this coming flu season, doubling its 2018 retail footprint. EZC Pak is the only physician-directed over-the-counter dose pack in the cold and flu category and has won four awards in the past twenty four months.
"There are now over 4,000 prescribers in the US that have shifted to utilizing EZC Pak in their practice over writing antibiotic prescriptions that are not clinically indicated. This community of providers recommending EZC Pak is growing weekly across the country and it is showing in declining antibiotic prescriptions in the CDC data. The story of EZC Pak continues to be driven by nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, physicians fed up with the overuse of antibiotics in upper respiratory infections. These providers are seeking a safer and more appropriate alternative for their patients. We look forward to working closely with the healthcare professional community this cold and flu season," said Medical Director Sarath Malepati, MD.
For more information on where to buy EZC Pak, please visit the EZC Pak Store Locator.
About Sarath Malepati, MD:
Dr. Malepati is a former faculty member of Georgetown University School of Medicine and health care policy fellow at the National Institute for Health Care Management (NIHCM), where his research focused on how flaws in the design and delivery of health care contribute to patient disease and public health problems. During his time at NIHCM, Dr. Malepati trained under twelve different Blue Cross Blue Shield CEOs. He is now the current CEO and Medical Director of the PPC Group, a California-based health products team focused on improving patient care and public health. The PPC Group works to develop simple solutions for common health care problems that support closing the knowledge gap between clinicians and patients.
About EZC Pak:
EZC Pak is the first physician formulated Immune Support Pack composed of certified organic Echinacea, Zinc, and Vitamin C designed to reduce the problem of antibiotic overuse in colds and flu. EZC Pak is a National Partner of the CDC's Be Antibiotics Aware Initiative. EZC Pak is available online at ezcpak.com and a growing number of retailers. For more information, please visit https://ezcpak.com.