Thursday, February 27, 2014

Global market for over-the-counter (OTC) drugs to reach nearly $190 billion by 2018

Analgesics, antipyretics, gastrointestinal products, dermatology products, ophthalmic products, dental products, first aid supplies, and smoking cessation products are among the leading therapeutic categories sold over the counter. Spread throughout more than 80 countries, OTC medicines and dietary supplements make up a multibillion-dollar business. This market is expected to grow at a significant rate for the foreseeable future.

BCC Research provides an in-depth analysis of the global  over-the-counter drugs market through its report Over-the-Counter Drugs and Dietary Supplements: Global Markets. According to the report, this market was valued at nearly $129 billion in 2012 and is estimated at nearly $143 billion for 2013. BCC Research projects the market to grow to nearly $190 billion by 2018, and register a five-year compound annual growth rate of 5.9% from 2013 to 2018.

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 Use this report to:
  • Gain an overview of the global market for OTC drugs and dietary supplements.
  • Analyze global market trends, with data from 2012 and 2013, and projections of CAGRs through 2018.
  • Assess information about how pharmacies affect the OTC drug market.
  • Evaluate updates on the latest merger and acquisition activity.
  • Review comprehensive company profiles of major players in the industry.

To order your copy of this report (or any of its chapters) or to download the complimentary introduction chapter, click here.

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