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. Domestic demand for OTC pain medication has remained healthy over the past five years, 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.
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 Key Buyers Chapter
The Pain Medication OTC Manufacturing industry in Australia exhibits a medium level of market share concentration with the top four companies accounting for over 40% of all industry sales. This reflects the dominance of the global players whose brand names are almost synonymous with pain relief.
However in the generic drug-manufacturing sector, the level of concentration is significantly lower. This is because a large number of generic drug makers solely manufacture drugs, branding them as their chemical compounds (ibuprofen, paracetamol etc.), with little to no attempt at marketing to minimise costs... purchase to read more