Allegiant Air to sell pain relievers during flights

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In this Thursday, May 9, 2013, photo, an Allegiant Air jetliner flies over the the the New York-New York Hotel & Casino after taking off from McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas.

Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air will be the first airline to offer over-the-counter medications on flights.

The company announced today that it would sell UrgentRx fast-acting flavored powder medications during flights. Denver-based UrgentRx offers Headache Relief to Go, Heartburn Relief to Go, Upset Stomach Relief to Go, Ache & Pain Relief to Go, Allergy Attack Relief to Go and Critical Care Aspirin to Go.

The flavored powders can be taken without water. Packets are $2 each.

“Providing travelers with easy-to-take over-the-counter relief of common discomforts is an easy way to make travel more comfortable, which is why we are excited to welcome the UrgentRx product on-board,” said Allegiant President and Chief Operating Officer Andrew Levy.