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Consumer Health in Uruguay

Consumer Health in Uruguay

Value growth of consumer healthcare rose in Uruguay for the second consecutive year in 2019, and for the last three years growth has been steadily improving in general. Consumer health consumption is aligned with macroeconomic conditions, and that has been reflected in the slow but solid improvement in overall sales. Within OTC most categories saw higher growth in 2019 compared to what they posted in the previous year. Were it not for some remaining economic sluggishness, growth could have been...

Euromonitor International's Consumer Health in Uruguay report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national level. It provides the latest retail sales data 2014-2018, allowing you to identify the sectors driving growth. Forecasts to 2023 illustrate how the market is set to change.

Product coverage: Allergy Care, Herbal/Traditional Products, OTC, Paediatric Consumer Health, Sports Nutrition, Vitamins and Dietary Supplements, Weight Management and Wellbeing.

Data coverage: market sizes (historic and forecasts), company shares, brand shares and distribution data.

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Consumer Health in Uruguay
Euromonitor International
October 2019
LIST OF CONTENTS AND TABLES
Executive Summary
Improving Economy Reflected in Higher Value Growth
OTC Relatively Undeveloped in Uruguay, As Health Ministry Has Stricter Regulations Than in Other Countries Such As Neighbouring Argentina
While Domestic Companies Struggle To Compete With Multinational Players, Consumer Trust and Government-backed Mega Pharma Support Their Development
Chemists/pharmacies Continues To Lose Ground To Non-store Channels and Vitamins and Dietary Specialists
Consumer Healthcare Is Set To See Significantly Higher Growth in Most Categories Over the Forecast Period
Market Indicators
Table 1 Consumer Expenditure on Health Goods and Medical Services: Value 2014-2019
Table 2 Life Expectancy at Birth 2014-2019
Market Data
Table 3 Sales of Consumer Health by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 4 Sales of Consumer Health by Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 5 NBO Company Shares of Consumer Health: % Value 2015-2019
Table 6 LBN Brand Shares of Consumer Health: % Value 2016-2019
Table 7 Distribution of Consumer Health by Format: % Value 2014-2019
Table 8 Distribution of Consumer Health by Format and Category: % Value 2019
Table 9 Forecast Sales of Consumer Health by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 10 Forecast Sales of Consumer Health by Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
Appendix
OTC Registration and Classification
Vitamins and Dietary Supplements Registration and Classification
Self-medication/self-care and Preventive Medicine
Switches
Definitions
Sources
Summary 1 Research Sources
Headlines
Prospects
Ibuprofen Continues To See Higher Value Growth in 2019
Sluggish Economy Leaves Little Room for Significant Volume Growth, But Some Improvement Is Seen
Agreements With Mutual Pharmacies Boost Sales of Generics As Well As Branded Analgesics in 2019
Competitive Landscape
Competition From Major Players in Ibuprofen and Aspirin Keeps Gramon Bag? From Regaining Its Leading Position in 2019
Generics Outperform Brands in Analgesics, But Agreements With Mutual Pharmacies Promise To Make the Landscape More Competitive
Chemists/pharmacies Account for the Highest Distribution Share, and See the Highest Growth After That of Internet Retailing
Category Data
Table 11 Sales of Analgesics by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 12 Sales of Analgesics by Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 13 NBO Company Shares of Analgesics: % Value 2015-2019
Table 14 LBN Brand Shares of Analgesics: % Value 2016-2019
Table 15 Forecast Sales of Analgesics by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 16 Forecast Sales of Analgesics by Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
Headlines
Prospects
Increased Investment in Advertising and Promotion Accelerates Demand for Cough Remedies
Resistance To Flu Vaccine and Colder Weather Translate Into Higher Demand for Cough and Cold Remedies
Air Pollution Exacerbates the Needs for Inhalant Decongestants and Antihistamines
Competitive Landscape
Roemmers Increases Its Leading Value Share Due To Increased Demand for Its Popular Abrilar Brand With Herbal Extracts
High Quality and Strong Brand Recognition Help Sanofi-aventis and Laboratorios Gautier Maintain Their Leading Positions
Large Size and Constant Demand for Cough, Cold and Hay Fever Remedies Leads To Intensified Competition Among Existing Players
Category Data
Table 17 Sales of Cough, Cold and Allergy (Hay Fever) Remedies by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 18 Sales of Cough, Cold and Allergy (Hay Fever) Remedies by Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 19 NBO Company Shares of Cough, Cold and Allergy (Hay Fever) Remedies: % Value 2015-2019
Table 20 LBN Brand Shares of Cough, Cold and Allergy (Hay Fever) Remedies: % Value 2016-2019
Table 21 Forecast Sales of Cough, Cold and Allergy (Hay Fever) Remedies by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 22 Forecast Sales of Cough, Cold and Allergy (Hay Fever) Remedies by Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
Headlines
Prospects
Topical Antifungals Generate the Most Sales, Being More Widely Available and Less Embarrassing To Ask for Than Other Dermatological Products
Innovations and New Product Developments Boost Value Growth of Antiparasitics/lice Treatments
Discomfort With Purchasing Haemorrhoid Treatments and Vaginal Antifungals Is Decreasing, But the Categories Still Remain Relatively Small
Competitive Landscape
Laboratorio Roemmers Leads in Dermatologicals With Brands in Three Categories
Bayer's Canestan Brand Leads in Dermatologicals on the Strength of Its Position in the Large Topical Antifungal Category
Urufarma's Hipogl?s and Terfin Brands in Nappy/diaper Rash Treatments and Topical Antifungals Both See Increase Value Share
Category Data
Table 23 Sales of Dermatologicals by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 24 Sales of Dermatologicals by Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 25 NBO Company Shares of Dermatologicals: % Value 2015-2019
Table 26 LBN Brand Shares of Dermatologicals: % Value 2016-2019
Table 27 Forecast Sales of Dermatologicals by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 28 Forecast Sales of Dermatologicals by Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
Headlines
Prospects
Poor Diets and Stress Related To Struggle To Find and Keep Jobs, Multitasking and Moonlighting Drive Demand for Digestive Remedies
Low-priced Effectiveness of Rapid-action Antacids Keeps Them in High Demand
Trends Driving Demand for Digestive Remedies Are Not Expected To Change, Thus Moderate-high Growth Is Expected Over the Forecast Period
Competitive Landscape
Teva Maintains Its Lead Despite Conducting Less Advertising and Increased Pressure From Competitors
Second-ranked Domestic Company Laboratorio Celsius on the Strength of Gelal and Three Other Brands of Digestive Remedies
Gsk Consumer Healthcare Maintains Strength in Antacids With Continuous Marketing Campaigns and Strong Mass Media Advertising
Category Data
Table 29 Sales of Digestive Remedies by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 30 Sales of Digestive Remedies by Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 31 NBO Company Shares of Digestive Remedies: % Value 2015-2019
Table 32 LBN Brand Shares of Digestive Remedies: % Value 2016-2019
Table 33 Forecast Sales of Digestive Remedies by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 34 Forecast Sales of Digestive Remedies by Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
Headlines
Prospects
Volume Sales Continue To Decline, But Value Growth of Wound Care Remains Strong in Spite of Some Slowdown
Sales of First Aid Kits Improved After Legislation Required Most Vehicles To Carry Them, They Remain Insignificant
Improved Economy Could Positively Impact Sales, But Little Improvement Is Anticipated
Competitive Landscape
Johnson & Johnson Continues To Lead on the Strength of Its Band-aid Sticking Plaster
Laboratorio Apiter Gains Strength in Gauzes, Tape and Other Wound Care With Launch of A Wound Treatment Pack Containing Five Different Dressings
Players Continued Investing in Licensed Cartoons To Boost Sales of Wound Care
Category Data
Table 35 Sales of Wound Care by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 36 Sales of Wound Care by Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 37 NBO Company Shares of Wound Care: % Value 2015-2019
Table 38 LBN Brand Shares of Wound Care: % Value 2016-2019
Table 39 Forecast Sales of Wound Care by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 40 Forecast Sales of Wound Care by Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
Headlines
Prospects
Sports Nutrition Keeps Gaining Traction, Considerably Boosted by Global Trends and Sports Influencers Through Social Media
Social Media Influence Forces Companies To Increase Product Visibility Online But They Are Also Focusing on Promotion at Major Sports Events
Distribution of Sports Nutrition in Chained Pharmacies As Well As Gyms, Exercise Centres and Through Online Websites
Competitive Landscape
With Two of the Top Three Brands in the Category, Edatir Maintains the Lead in Sports Nutrition
Among Other Important Players Such As Natural Life and Lukenor, Roemmers Is About To Enter Sports Nutrition With Protein Products and Amino Acids
in Addition To Local Player Gold Nutrition, A Number of Other Players Stand Out
Category Data
Table 41 Sales of Sports Nutrition by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 42 Sales of Sports Nutrition by Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 43 NBO Company Shares of Sports Nutrition: % Value 2015-2019
Table 44 LBN Brand Shares of Sports Nutrition: % Value 2016-2019
Table 45 Forecast Sales of Sports Nutrition by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 46 Forecast Sales of Sports Nutrition by Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
Headlines
Prospects
for Third Straight Year, Probiotic Supplements Used To Support the Digestive System Sees Dynamic Value Growth
Protein Supplements Continue To Be Demanded by Participants in Sports and Rigorous Exercise But Also Is Gaining A Wider Consumer Base
in Addition To Glucosamine, Collagen Dietary Supplements Are Starting To Be Taken To Support Joint Health
Competitive Landscape
Sanofi-aventis Holds the Lead in Dietary Supplements With Its Pharmaton Combination Multivitamin, Mineral and Ginseng Supplement
Laboratorios Gautier Has Strength in Dietary Supplements With Hepamida
Omnilife With Four Brands and Servimedic With Two Brands Solidify Their Positions in the Second and Fourth Positions
Category Data
Table 47 Sales of Dietary Supplements by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 48 Sales of Dietary Supplements by Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 49 Sales of Dietary Supplements by Positioning: % Value 2014-2019
Table 50 NBO Company Shares of Dietary Supplements: % Value 2015-2019
Table 51 LBN Brand Shares of Dietary Supplements: % Value 2016-2019
Table 52 Forecast Sales of Dietary Supplements by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 53 Forecast Sales of Dietary Supplements by Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
Headlines
Prospects
Increased Use of Internet and Social Media Generate More Interest in Vitamins and Help Drive the Boost in Sales
Multivitamins and Vitamin C, Often Used Hand in Hand, Both Set To See Stronger Growth Over the Forecast Period Than They Did Over the Review Period
Vitamin D Continues To See Growth, But A Widely Publicised Health Scare Related To An Overdose Has Had A Dampening Effect on Prior Enthusiasm
Competitive Landscape
Bayer Continues To Lead in Vitamins on the Strength of Its Multivitamins and Vitamin C
Abbott Laboratories Maintains Its Solid Position in Vitamins With Two of the Top Three Brands of Multivitamins
Category Data
Table 54 Sales of Vitamins by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 55 Sales of Vitamins by Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 56 Sales of Multivitamins by Positioning: % Value 2014-2019
Table 57 NBO Company Shares of Vitamins: % Value 2015-2019
Table 58 LBN Brand Shares of Vitamins: % Value 2016-2019
Table 59 Forecast Sales of Vitamins by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 60 Forecast Sales of Vitamins by Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
Headlines
Prospects
Uruguay's High Percentage of Young People at Risk of Incurring Heart Disease Due To Weight Issues Boosts Demand for Weight Management and Wellbeing
Rising Percentage of Older Uruguayans Prompts Producers To Focus on Catering To Their Needs, With Supplement Nutrition Drinks Especially Benefiting
Weight Management Products Are Expected To Rise in Tandem With Efforts To Alleviate Obesity Through Better Diets and More Exercise
Competitive Landscape
Themed Heading 1
Leading Player Abbott Laboratorios Gains Share in Supplement Nutrition Drinks, But New And/or Smaller Players Are Aggressively Competing
Direct Sellers Is Rapidly Gaining Ground From Store-based Players in This Category
Category Data
Table 61 Sales of Weight Management and Wellbeing by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 62 Sales of Weight Management and Wellbeing by Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 63 NBO Company Shares of Weight Management and Wellbeing: % Value 2015-2019
Table 64 LBN Brand Shares of Weight Management and Wellbeing: % Value 2016-2019
Table 65 Forecast Sales of Weight Management and Wellbeing by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 66 Forecast Sales of Weight Management and Wellbeing by Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
Headlines
Prospects
Herbal/traditional Products Show Solid Growth, Even Though Non-herbal/traditional Products Remain More Highly Popular in the Country
the Growing Interest of the Elderly Population in Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Garlic and Other Dietary Supplements Is Driving More Sales
Growth and Demand Patterns Currently Remain the Same, But the Current Value Cagr Is Expected To Be Significantly Higher Over the Forecast Period
Competitive Landscape
Laboratorios Gautier Maintains the Lead Due To Its Near Domination of Dietary Supplements, the Largest Category Within Herbal/traditional Products
Most International Companies Dominate Sales in the Categories in Which They Are Present
While Pharmacies Still Dominate Sales, Other Channels See Higher Growth and Internet Retailing Is Expected To Benefit From Offering Lower Prices Over the Forecast Period
Category Data
Table 67 Sales of Herbal/Traditional Products: Value 2014-2019
Table 68 Sales of Herbal/Traditional Products: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 69 NBO Company Shares of Herbal/Traditional Products: % Value 2015-2019
Table 70 LBN Brand Shares of Herbal/Traditional Products: % Value 2016-2019
Table 71 Forecast Sales of Herbal/Traditional Products: Value 2019-2024
Table 72 Forecast Sales of Herbal/Traditional Products: % Value Growth 2019-2024
Headlines
Prospects
Paediatric Ibuprofen Is the Only Paediatric Category To Post Positive Value Growth in 2019, While Paediatric Analgesics See A Steeper Decline Than Adult Versions
Sales of Paediatric Cough/cold Remedies Continue To Slow Down As Consumers Turn Towards Generics
Demand for Paediatric Vitamins and Supplements Continue To Decline As Consumers Become More Attuned To Providing Needed Nutrition Through Their Choice of Food
Competitive Landscape
Sanofi-aventis Maintains Lead on the Strength of Its Cough/cold Remedy Biosolvan
Bayer Leads Paediatric Vitamins and Dietary Supplements But Floundering Supradyn Infantil Will Likely Be Discontinued
Category Data
Table 73 Sales of Paediatric Consumer Health by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 74 Sales of Paediatric Consumer Health by Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 75 Sales of Paediatric Vitamins and Dietary Supplements by Type: % Value 2016-2019
Table 76 Forecast Sales of Paediatric Consumer Health by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 77 Forecast Sales of Paediatric Consumer Health by Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024

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