Pain Medication OTC Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Pain Medication OTC Manufacturing Market Research Report | Life Sciences | OTC Medicines | May 2015

A bitter pill: Tighter regulatory controls on OTC medicine constrain industry revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Pain Medication OTC Manufacturing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
GlaxoSmithKline GlaxoSmithKline market share
Pfizer Australia Pfizer Australia market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Pain Medication OTC Manufacturing industry manufactures over-the-counter pharmaceutical products that focus on pain relief and are available without a doctor's prescription. With Australian consumers possessing a high awareness of self-medication uses, and an increasing range of pain relief products now available in pharmacy and supermarket aisles, domestic demand for OTC pain medication has remained healthy over the past five years.

As with other segments of the Pharmaceutical Product Manufacturing industry, the Pain Medication OTC Manufacturing industry is dominated by global players and brand names... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Pain Medication OTC Manufacturing industry is expected to be in the mature phase of its life cycle. Following strong growth in the early 1980s and 1990s, growth rates have since slowed considerably. Over the past five years, industry revenue has been significantly hampered by rising competition from generic drugs, high import penetration and falling branded drug prices due to government policy.

Over the same time frame, the number of enterprises has dropped, which is also a testament to the industry's mature life cycle. Many industry players are shifting operations offshore to cut costs and increase price competitiveness both internally and externally against mass imports... purchase to read more


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What is the Pain Medication OTC Manufacturing Industry?

Companies in this industry research and develop over-the-counter pain relief medicines. Products manufactured by the industry are available without a prescription via pharmacy and grocery channels. Narcotic and opioid analgesics dispensed via prescription are not included in the industry.

Industry Products
SalicylatesPropionic acid derivativesAcetaminophensOther non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
Industry Activities
Manufacturing acetaminophen based pain suppressantsManufacturing non-steroidal anti-inflammatory based pain suppressantsManufacturing acetaminophen based pain suppressantsManufacturing non-steroidal anti-inflammatory based pain suppressants

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