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MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, May 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BioSyent Inc. (“BioSyent”, TSX Venture: RX) is pleased to announce that for the fifth consecutive year, FeraMAX® has been named the #1 recommended iron supplement brand in a national survey of Canadian pharmacists and physicians.

The 2020 Survey on OTC Counselling & Recommendations was conducted by Ensemble IQ, Research, Insights and Innovation team and the following publications and websites: Pharmacy Practice + Business, The Medical Post, Profession Santé, CanadianHealthcareNetwork.ca and ProfessionSanté.ca. This annual online survey was conducted between October 2019 and January 2020 with Canadian retail pharmacists and physicians. In total, 1,426 surveys were completed by Canadian pharmacists and 654 surveys were completed by Canadian physicians. FeraMAX® was named as the most recommended iron supplement brand nationally both by pharmacists and physicians.  The percentage of recommendations was 48% among national pharmacists and 47% among national physicians.  This is a significant achievement, considering the competitive iron supplement landscape.  

“We are very proud that FeraMAX® has maintained its #1 ranking among Canadian healthcare professionals for a fifth consecutive year,” commented Mr. René Goehrum, President and CEO of BioSyent.  “We are grateful for the ongoing support of these healthcare professionals in continuing to recommend FeraMAX® to their patients.  We look forward to continuing to build on the success of FeraMAX® in Canada.”