The OTC pharmaceuticals is a huge market including a variety of products: cough and cold preparations, vitamins and minerals, indigestion preparations, analgesics, medicated skin products (anti-bacteria’s, acne treatments, anti-fungal, disinfectants and other), topical OTC medicines (anesthetic products, anti-itch products, antibiotic creams/gels), plasters and bandages, first aid kits, anti-smoking aids, rectal medications, eye and ear drops, sleeping aids, motion sickness remedies.
This vast range of the over-the-counter remedies and aids is constantly expanding in an ever more competitive marketplace. By 2016 the OTC market in the G8 countries is forecast to reach a value of $82,266.7 million. In the BRIC countries China is expected to be the leader, with a market value of $14,378.8, million by 2015.
Do you want to be a leading player in this lucrative market? Browse Research and Markets’ Over the Counter (OTC) Drugs category and avail of detailed overviews of OCT markets around the world, providing forecasts, competitive landscape, new products, distribution channels, pricing, drug pipelines and more. Hundreds of players operating in today’s market are profiled in our publications, including the world’s giants GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer, Procter & Gamble, Boots and Merck & Co.
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