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Global Over-the-Counter (OTC) Drug Markets 2017-2023: Johnson & Johnson Maintains a Top Market Position Despite Growing Consolidation and Competition -

Research and Markets
Posted on: 19 Feb 18

The "Global Over-the-Counter (OTC) Drug Markets" report has been added to's offering.

The report includes discussions of conditions often treated with OTC medicines, health statistics related to the industry, global populations, aging populations, populations by region and issues affecting the market as a whole. Information is presented as a global overview, with special emphasis on primary markets such as the United States, Japan, China, Germany, and other key markets. The market segments provide an overview of demographics, market estimates and market forecasts.

This Study Divides and Discusses OTC Product Markets in Five General Segments:

  • OTC Central Nervous System Agents (Analgesics, Anti-Inflammatories, and Other Central Nervous System Agents)
  • OTC Dermatological Agents (Acne Treatments, Antifungals/Antiinfectives, Hair Growth Remedies, Others)
  • OTC Gastrointestinal System Agents (Laxatives, Antacids, Antidiarrheals, H2 Antagonists, Proton Pump Inhibitors)
  • OTC Respiratory System Agents (Antihistamines, Decongestants, Cough Preparations, Other Respiratory Agents)
  • OTC Agents - Various Therapeutic Classifications (Smoking Cessation Market, Contraceptive Drugs, Weight Management Drugs [OTC drugs, not dietary supplements], Overactive Bladder Treatments)

Key Topics Covered:

1. Executive Summary

2. Introduction

3. Over The Counter Central Nervous System Agents

4. Over-The-Counter Dermatological Agents

5. Over-The-Counter Gastrointestinal System Agents

6. Over-The-Counter Respiratory System Agents

7. Over-The-Counter Agents-Various Therapeutic Classifications

8. OTC Drug Markets In Asia Pacific

9. OTC Drug Markets In Europe

10. OTC Drug Markets In Latin America

11. OTC Drug Markets In Middle East & Africa

12. OTC Drug Markets In North America

13. Leading OTC Drug Manufacturers

  • Competitor Analysis
    • GlaxoSmithKline Grabs Top Market Position
    • Bayer Holds Second in a Highly Competitive Market
    • Sanofi Climbs to Third in Market with Recent Acquisition
    • Johnson & Johnson Maintains a Top Market Position in OTC Drugs despite Growing Consolidation and Competition
    • Reckitt Benckiser Maintains Consistent Sales
    • Perrigo Is the Leading Off-Brand OTC Drug Company
    • Pfizer Is Steadfast
    • Taisho Pharmaceutical: Japan's Leading OTC Drug Supplier
    • Procter & Gamble Shows Slow, Steady Growth
  • A Decade of Agreements, Mergers and Acquisitions Shaping the OTC Drug Market
    • Sanofi and Boehringer Ingelheim
    • GlaxoSmithKline and Novartis AG
    • Bayer AG and Merck & Co.
    • Prestige Brands and Insight Pharmaceuticals
    • Perrigo Company Acquisitions
    • Procter & Gamble and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries
    • Sanofi and Chattem Consumer
    • Wyeth and Pfizer
    • Reckitt Benckiser and Adams Respiratory Therapeutics
  • Leading Corporate Profiles
    • Bayer AG
    • GlaxoSmithKline plc
    • Johnson & Johnson
    • Mylan N.V.
    • Perrigo Company plc
    • Pfizer, Inc.
    • Procter & Gamble Company
    • Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc
    • Sanofi
    • Taisho Pharmaceutical Holding Co., Ltd.

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Last updated on: 19/02/2018

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