Consumer Health in Dominican Republic
Euromonitor International
September 2022

List Of Contents And Tables

CONSUMER HEALTH IN DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Consumer health in 2022: The big picture
2022 key trends
Competitive landscape
Retailing developments
What next for consumer health?
MARKET INDICATORS
Table 1 Consumer Expenditure on Health Goods and Medical Services: Value 2017-2022
Table 2 Life Expectancy at Birth 2017-2022
MARKET DATA
Table 3 Sales of Consumer Health by Category: Value 2017-2022
Table 4 Sales of Consumer Health by Category: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Table 5 NBO Company Shares of Consumer Health: % Value 2018-2022
Table 6 LBN Brand Shares of Consumer Health: % Value 2019-2022
Table 7 Penetration of Private Label by Category: % Value 2017-2022
Table 8 Distribution of Consumer Health by Format: % Value 2017-2022
Table 9 Distribution of Consumer Health by Format and Category: % Value 2022
Table 10 Forecast Sales of Consumer Health by Category: Value 2022-2027
Table 11 Forecast Sales of Consumer Health by Category: % Value Growth 2022-2027
APPENDIX
OTC registration and classification
Vitamins and dietary supplements registration and classification
Self-medication/self-care and preventive medicine
Switches
DISCLAIMER
DEFINITIONS
SOURCES
Summary 1 Research Sources
ANALGESICS IN DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2022 DEVELOPMENTS
Fall in constant value sales in 2022
Fiercely competitive environment, with players engaging in discounts and offers
Acetaminophen dominates, driven by wide distribution.
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Generic brands gain further value share over forecast period
Distribution channel shifting to supermarkets.
Herbal/traditional alternatives dampen volume sales of analgesics
CATEGORY DATA
Table 12 Sales of Analgesics by Category: Value 2017-2022
Table 13 Sales of Analgesics by Category: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Table 14 NBO Company Shares of Analgesics: % Value 2018-2022
Table 15 LBN Brand Shares of Analgesics: % Value 2019-2022
Table 16 Forecast Sales of Analgesics by Category: Value 2022-2027
Table 17 Forecast Sales of Analgesics by Category: % Value Growth 2022-2027
COUGH, COLD AND ALLERGY (HAY FEVER) REMEDIES IN DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2022 DEVELOPMENTS
Slight fall in constant value sales in 2022
Halls remains the leading brand thanks to confectionery crossover positioning
Natural products and history of traditional care continue to pose a threat
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Healthy constant value growth over forecast period
Climate change heads to higher incidence of allergies
Product development focuses on natural ingredients.
CATEGORY DATA
Table 18 Sales of Cough, Cold and Allergy (Hay Fever) Remedies by Category: Value 2017-2022
Table 19 Sales of Cough, Cold and Allergy (Hay Fever) Remedies by Category: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Table 20 NBO Company Shares of Cough, Cold and Allergy (Hay Fever) Remedies: % Value 2018-2022
Table 21 LBN Brand Shares of Cough, Cold and Allergy (Hay Fever) Remedies: % Value 2019-2022
Table 22 Forecast Sales of Cough, Cold and Allergy (Hay Fever) Remedies by Category: Value 2022-2027
Table 23 Forecast Sales of Cough, Cold and Allergy (Hay Fever) Remedies by Category: % Value Growth 2022-2027
DIGESTIVE REMEDIES IN DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2022 DEVELOPMENTS
Fall in constant value sales in 2022
The leading players maintain their top places, thanks to major economies of scale and strong promotional campaigns
Digestive enzymes show stable growth, driven by growing food intolerance
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Healthier lifestyles dampen volume sales
Ageing population will drive growth for digestive remedies
Emphasis on natural products
CATEGORY DATA
Table 24 Sales of Digestive Remedies by Category: Value 2017-2022
Table 25 Sales of Digestive Remedies by Category: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Table 26 NBO Company Shares of Digestive Remedies: % Value 2018-2022
Table 27 LBN Brand Shares of Digestive Remedies: % Value 2019-2022
Table 28 Forecast Sales of Digestive Remedies by Category: Value 2022-2027
Table 29 Forecast Sales of Digestive Remedies by Category: % Value Growth 2022-2027
DERMATOLOGICALS IN DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2022 DEVELOPMENTS
Slight decline in constant value sales in 2022
Bayer maintains its top place with popular Canesten brand, also promoted to treat irritations caused by poor water quality
Ivermecetin remains in spotlight but for different reason
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Ageing population and climate change support growth over forecast period
Dermocosmetics dampen value sales of dermatologicals to a degree
Rising concerns over polluted residual water support the increased use of vaginal antifungals
CATEGORY DATA
Table 30 Sales of Dermatologicals by Category: Value 2017-2022
Table 31 Sales of Dermatologicals by Category: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Table 32 NBO Company Shares of Dermatologicals: % Value 2018-2022
Table 33 LBN Brand Shares of Dermatologicals: % Value 2019-2022
Table 34 Forecast Sales of Dermatologicals by Category: Value 2022-2027
Table 35 Forecast Sales of Dermatologicals by Category: % Value Growth 2022-2027
WOUND CARE IN DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2022 DEVELOPMENTS
Slight fall in volume sales in 2022
Hansaplast maintains its top place, although competition from generics continues to grow
Pricing main driver of value sales
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Slight fall in volume sales over forecast period
Potential for natural trend in wound care, with organic, hypoallergenic and environmentally-friendly options
The pandemic experience may incentivise consumers to buy first-aid kits
CATEGORY DATA
Table 36 Sales of Wound Care by Category: Value 2017-2022
Table 37 Sales of Wound Care by Category: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Table 38 NBO Company Shares of Wound Care: % Value 2018-2022
Table 39 LBN Brand Shares of Wound Care: % Value 2019-2022
Table 40 Forecast Sales of Wound Care by Category: Value 2022-2027
Table 41 Forecast Sales of Wound Care by Category: % Value Growth 2022-2027
VITAMINS IN DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2022 DEVELOPMENTS
Weak performance in 2022
GlaxoSmithKline maintains its top place thanks to Centrum brand, but competition increases from “others” and direct selling offerings
Some value sales through cross-border e-commerce
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Moderate growth over forecast period
Vitamins combine rather than compete with dietary supplements
Opportunity for private label
CATEGORY DATA
Table 42 Sales of Vitamins by Category: Value 2017-2022
Table 43 Sales of Vitamins by Category: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Table 44 Sales of Multivitamins by Positioning: % Value 2017-2022
Table 45 NBO Company Shares of Vitamins: % Value 2018-2022
Table 46 LBN Brand Shares of Vitamins: % Value 2019-2022
Table 47 Forecast Sales of Vitamins by Category: Value 2022-2027
Table 48 Forecast Sales of Vitamins by Category: % Value Growth 2022-2027
DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS IN DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2022 DEVELOPMENTS
Slight decline in constant value sales in 2022
Sanofi maintains company lead, but direct seller Nature's Sunshine tops the brand spot due to strength of direct sellers in this segment
Social media key promotional tool
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Sales set to benefit from focus on natural remedies
Consumers increasingly look for clean labels
Beauty supplements gain value share
CATEGORY DATA
Table 49 Sales of Dietary Supplements by Category: Value 2017-2022
Table 50 Sales of Dietary Supplements by Category: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Table 51 Sales of Dietary Supplements by Positioning: % Value 2017-2022
Table 52 NBO Company Shares of Dietary Supplements: % Value 2018-2022
Table 53 LBN Brand Shares of Dietary Supplements: % Value 2019-2022
Table 54 Forecast Sales of Dietary Supplements by Category: Value 2022-2027
Table 55 Forecast Sales of Dietary Supplements by Category: % Value Growth 2022-2027
WEIGHT MANAGEMENT AND WELLBEING IN DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2022 DEVELOPMENTS
Only meal replacement registers volume growth in 2022
Abbott Laboratories manages to maintain its lead
Shift in focus from losing weight to being healthy
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Increased participation in medically supervised weight loss programmes dampens volume sales
Increasing competition from products such as protein bars
Higher visibility in supermarkets and hypermarkets will lead to stronger growth
CATEGORY DATA
Table 56 Sales of Weight Management and Wellbeing by Category: Value 2017-2022
Table 57 Sales of Weight Management and Wellbeing by Category: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Table 58 NBO Company Shares of Weight Management and Wellbeing: % Value 2018-2022
Table 59 LBN Brand Shares of Weight Management and Wellbeing: % Value 2019-2022
Table 60 Forecast Sales of Weight Management and Wellbeing by Category: Value 2022-2027
Table 61 Forecast Sales of Weight Management and Wellbeing by Category: % Value Growth 2022-2027
SPORTS NUTRITION IN DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2022 DEVELOPMENTS
Slight decline in constant value sales in 2022
Ensure enters sports protein RTD
Almacenes Gurabo maintains company lead, with competition much tighter in brand terms
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Increased number of vegans influence product development
E-commerce gains further value share
Further growth for sports nutrition RTD and protein/energy bars
CATEGORY DATA
Table 62 Sales of Sports Nutrition by Category: Value 2017-2022
Table 63 Sales of Sports Nutrition by Category: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Table 64 NBO Company Shares of Sports Nutrition: % Value 2018-2022
Table 65 LBN Brand Shares of Sports Nutrition: % Value 2019-2022
Table 66 Forecast Sales of Sports Nutrition by Category: Value 2022-2027
Table 67 Forecast Sales of Sports Nutrition by Category: % Value Growth 2022-2027
HERBAL/TRADITIONAL PRODUCTS IN DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2022 DEVELOPMENTS
Fall in constant value sales in 2022
Nature's Sunshine Products maintains lead, with direct selling a popular model
Digestive remedies a growing segment
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Healthy growth over forecast period
Herbal/traditional sleep aids see continued growth
Social media plays greater role over forecast period
CATEGORY DATA
Table 68 Sales of Herbal/Traditional Products: Value 2017-2022
Table 69 Sales of Herbal/Traditional Products: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Table 70 NBO Company Shares of Herbal/Traditional Products: % Value 2018-2022
Table 71 LBN Brand Shares of Herbal/Traditional Products: % Value 2019-2022
Table 72 Forecast Sales of Herbal/Traditional Products: Value 2022-2027
Table 73 Forecast Sales of Herbal/Traditional Products: % Value Growth 2022-2027
PAEDIATRIC CONSUMER HEALTH IN DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2022 DEVELOPMENTS
Decline in constant value sales in 2022
Paediatric consumer health remains highly fragmented
Dermatologicals remain resilient
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Moderate growth over forecast period
Multivitamins expected to continue gaining momentum over the forecast period
Shift towards natural products over forecast period
CATEGORY DATA
Table 74 Sales of Paediatric Consumer Health by Category: Value 2017-2022
Table 75 Sales of Paediatric Consumer Health by Category: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Table 76 Sales of Paediatric Vitamins and Dietary Supplements by Type: % Value 2017-2022
Table 77 Forecast Sales of Paediatric Consumer Health by Category: Value 2022-2027
Table 78 Forecast Sales of Paediatric Consumer Health by Category: % Value Growth 2022-2027