Pain Medication OTC Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Pain Medication OTC Manufacturing Market Research Report | Life Sciences | OTC Medicines | Apr 2016

Relieved: Revenue grows as Australia's aging population increasingly seek industry products

The Pain Medication OTC Manufacturing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
GlaxoSmithKline GlaxoSmithKline market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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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. 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


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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 suppressants

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