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Over-the-Counter Drugs Market Research Reports & Industry Analysis

Over 90% of U.S. adults prefer to treat their minor ailments themselves before seeking professional care. So, over-the-counter (OTC) drug products play an increasingly vital role in America's healthcare system. OTC drugs are nonprescription, defined as drugs that are safe and effective for use by the general public without seeking treatment by a health professional. Among these products are analgesics, digestive remedies, and dermatologicals.

The FDA reviews OTC drugs, primarily handled by the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research Office of Drug Evaluation IV. Because there are over 300,000 marketed OTC drug products, FDA reviews the active ingredients and the labeling of over 80 therapeutic classes of drugs, for example analgesics or antacids, instead of individual drug products.

MarketResearch.com’s comprehensive market research and company reports on the OTC drug industry provide full coverage of OTC drugs, including the cough remedy, contraceptive and smoking cessation markets. Reports focus on consumer health trends and developments and include data on market segmentation, size and growth in the U.S., U.K., Europe, Asia, and global markets.

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Over-the-Counter Drugs Industry Research & Market Reports

  • Consumer Health in Chile

    ...the last two years of the review period and during 2016, both the exchange rates and the higher than expected inflation placed pressure on importers as well as local manufacturers’ costs regarding raw supplies. Nevertheless, ... Read More

  • Cough, Cold and Allergy (Hay Fever) Remedies in Serbia

    ...increased number of immigrants that were sheltered in camps, which also boosted demand for cough, cold and allergy (hey remedies) remedies. Apart from the influences previously mentioned, growth rates were also boosted by marketing activities ... Read More

  • Dermatologicals in Chile

    ...attention to their beauty and appearance because of improvements in living standards in the country. Price increase opportunities were seized upon by players in 2016. Euromonitor International's Dermatologicals in Chile report offers a comprehensive guide ... Read More

  • Dermatologicals in Serbia

    ...of overall skin care. Numerous TV commercials are aimed at keeping skin young and soft, which are then followed by commercials for dermatologicals to maximise the interest. Euromonitor International's Dermatologicals in Serbia report offers a ... Read More

  • Digestive Remedies in Chile

    ...and the brands available to combat increasing digestive issues that are becoming more common among Chileans. Sales of antacids usually peak over festive seasons, as consumers are likely to overeat when visiting friends and family. ... Read More

  • Urinary Incontinence Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2016

    ...line data relating to the clinical trials on Urinary Incontinence. Report includes an overview of trial numbers and their average enrollment in top countries conducted across the globe. The report offers coverage of disease clinical ... Read More

  • Analgesics in Chile

    ...in 2016, and is expected to maintain that rate over the course of the forecast period, which by far exceeds the national average of approximately 1% annual growth of population. Euromonitor International's Analgesics in Chile ... Read More

  • Cough, Cold and Allergy (Hay Fever) Remedies in Chile

    ...current value growth of 6% to reach CLP47 billion in 2016. Euromonitor International's Cough, Cold and Allergy (Hay Fever) Remedies in Chile report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market ... Read More

  • Digestive Remedies in Serbia

    ...demand for digestive remedies comes from changing lifestyle trends, where people sit in offices and have very little daily movement, which is harmful for overall health including the digestive system. Also, many consumers have no ... Read More

  • Herbal/Traditional Products in Chile

    ...and are effective in their functionality. Herbal/traditional recorded 5% current value growth in 2016, which was in line with the 6% value CAGR registered over the review period, as remedies that do not contain chemical ... Read More

  • Consumer Health in Serbia

    ...in 2015 due to inflation; however, at constant 2016 prices growth in 2016 was half of the current value. Overall growth can be attributed to increasing demand for OTC medicine, caused by promotion and changes ... Read More

  • Herbal/Traditional Products in Serbia

    ...as close to being natural as possible. Overall perception of OTC medicine is that it should be avoided if possible. Reasons are multiple, such as its being addictive, can damage organs, can cause other ailments ... Read More

  • Sleep Aids in Chile

    ...or heavy snoring and apnoea, which make rest during sleeping hours less effective. This is lower for men (59%) than for women (67%). According to Euromonitor International’s data, Chile has the second highest volume consumption ... Read More

  • Analgesics in Serbia

    ...OTC medicine, which was followed by strong marketing campaigns. As a result, consumers are more prone to self-treatment. The growth was also boosted by the switch of paediatric ibuprofen brand Nurofen za decu sa ukusom ... Read More

  • OTC Pharmaceuticals in the Netherlands

    ...contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Key Findings Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, major segments, and leading ... Read More

  • OTC Pharmaceuticals in Spain

    ...of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Key Findings Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, major segments, and leading players in ... Read More

  • Global OTC Pharmaceuticals

    ...leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Key Findings Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, major segments, and leading players in the otc ... Read More

  • OTC Pharmaceuticals in Europe

    ...of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Key Findings Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, major segments, and leading players in ... Read More

  • OTC Pharmaceuticals in Scandinavia

    ...of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Key Findings Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, major segments, and leading players in ... Read More

  • Analgesics in Israel

    ...as harmless and time-saving. Therefore, many local consumers have started taking analgesics at the first sign of pain, in order to prevent it from becoming more severe. Whilst locals do not like the idea of ... Read More

  • Dermatologicals in Ireland

    ...ailment, they tend to seek out a pharmacist for advice with many of these products only available in the pharmacy retail channel. Euromonitor International's Dermatologicals in Ireland report offers a comprehensive guide to the size ... Read More

  • Dermatologicals in Israel

    ...to be labelled as OTC products, so that consumers can differentiate between medical devices and OTC products. However, even with this labelling most consumers do not differentiate between the two product types. In addition, medical ... Read More

  • OTC Pharmaceuticals in India

    ...of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Key Findings Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, major segments, and leading players in ... Read More

  • OTC Pharmaceuticals in Indonesia

    ...of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Key Findings Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, major segments, and leading players in ... Read More

  • OTC Pharmaceuticals in Japan

    ...of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Key Findings Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, major segments, and leading players in ... Read More

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