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OTC Pharmaceuticals Market Report 2014

  • April 2014
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  • Key Note Publications Ltd

Executive Summary

This Key Note Market Report analyses the over-the-counter (OTC) pharmaceuticals market in Great Britain. This includes medicines/products that can be obtained from a registered healthcare professional without a prescription, such as pain relievers, cough and cold remedies, sleeping aids, anti-fungal cream, and other products approved for use as a self-medication.

Table Of Contents

OTC Pharmaceuticals Market Report 2014
OTC Pharmaceuticals 2014
Foreword
Executive Summary
Market Definition
REPORT COVERAGE
Pharmacy-Only Medicines
General Sales List Medicines
MARKET SECTORS
Analgesics
Cough, Cold and Sore-Throat Remedies
Skincare Treatments
Gastro-Intestinal Remedies
Other Over-the-Counter Products
MARKET TRENDS
Reform of the UK Healthcare System
Self Care and Self-Medication
Trends in Consumer Purchasing Behaviour
ECONOMIC TRENDS
MARKET POSITION
The UK
Overseas
Market Size
THE TOTAL MARKET
BY MARKET SECTOR
Analgesics
Skincare Treatment
Cough, Cold and Sore-Throat Remedies
Gastro-Intestinal Remedies
Other Over-the-Counter Products
OVERSEAS TRADE
Industry Background
RECENT HISTORY
NUMBER OF COMPANIES
EMPLOYMENT
REGIONAL VARIATIONS IN THE MARKETPLACE
DISTRIBUTION
Pharmacies
Supermarkets and Other Retailers
HOW ROBUST IS THE MARKET?
LEGISLATION
KEY TRADE ASSOCIATIONS
Association of British Pharmaceutical Industry
Association of the European Self-Medication Industry
British Association of Pharmaceutical Wholesalers
European Association of Pharmaceutical Full-Line Wholesalers
Proprietary Association of Great Britain
Competitor Analysis
THE MARKETPLACE
MARKET LEADERS
Bayer HealthCare
GlaxoSmithKline PLC
Johnson and Johnson Ltd
Novartis UK Ltd
Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC
John Wyeth and Brother Ltd
OUTSIDE SUPPLIERS
MARKETING ACTIVITY
Main Media Advertising Expenditure
Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats
STRENGTHS
WEAKNESSES
OPPORTUNITIES
THREATS
Buying Behaviour
CONSUMER PENETRATION
CUSTOMER PROFILE
Purchasing Over-the-Counter Medicines
Availability of OTC Products and Concerns About Side Effects
Advice on OTC Products from Pharmacists and GPs
Self-Medication for Reasons of Cost and Convenience
Effectiveness of Over-the-Counter Medicines Compared with Alternative Medicines
Brand Names
Current Issues
MAJOR PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES SCALING BACK
PRESCRIPTION CHARGES CONTINUE TO RISE
GP SERVICE UNDER SIGNIFICANT PRESSURE
NEW GUIDANCE FOR ADDICTION TO OTC MEDICINES
The Global Market
INTRODUCTION
THE EUROPEAN MARKET
Forecasts
GENERAL ECONOMIC FORECASTS
FORECASTS TO
MARKET GROWTH
FUTURE TRENDS
Population Ageing
Product Innovation
Company Profiles
INTRODUCTION
DEFINITIONS
Turnover (Sales)
Pre-Tax Profit
Profit Margin
Average Remuneration
Sales per Employee
FURTHER INFORMATION
BAYER PLC
Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change
Principal Activities
SIC Codes
Structure
Brand Information
Recent Developments
FINANCIAL PROFILE
Sales
Profits
Employees
Balance Sheet/Ratios
GLAXOSMITHKLINE PLC
Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change
Principal Activities
SIC Codes
Structure
Brand Information
Recent Developments
FINANCIAL PROFILE
Sales
Profits
Employees
Balance Sheet/Ratios
JOHNSON and JOHNSON LTD
Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change
Principal Activities
SIC Code
Structure
Brand Information
Recent Developments
FINANCIAL PROFILE
Sales
Profits
Employees
Balance Sheet/Ratios
JOHN WYETH and BROTHER LTD
Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change
Principal Activities
SIC Code
Structure
Brand Information
Recent Developments
FINANCIAL PROFILE
Sales
Profits
Employees
Balance Sheet/Ratios
NOVARTIS UK LTD
Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change
Principal Activities
SIC Codes
Structure
Brand Information
Recent Developments
FINANCIAL PROFILE
Sales
Profits
Employees
Balance Sheet/Ratios
RECKITT BENCKISER GROUP PLC
Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change
Principal Activities
SIC Codes
Structure
Brand Information
Recent Developments
FINANCIAL PROFILE
Sales
Profits
Employees
Balance Sheet/Ratios
Further Sources
Associations
Publications
General Sources
Government Publications
Other Sources
Understanding Consumer Survey Data
Number, Profile, Penetration
Social Grade
Standard Region
Key Note Research
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