Pain Medication OTC Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report

Pain Medication OTC Manufacturing industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 3.6%

Operators in the Pain Medication OTC Manufacturing industry manufacture over-the-counter (OTC) pharmaceutical products that treat mild to moderate pain. The industry also includes other non-prescription pain-relief products. Rising confidence surrounding self-medication and the growing range of pain-relief products available have boosted industry demand over the past five years. The ageing of Australia's population has also boosted industry demand over the period, as OTC pain-relief products are often used to treat the recurring aches and pains associated with ageing. However, rising concerns over compound analgesic use and codeine abuse have encouraged the government to tighten regulations on these products, reducing industry revenue over the past...
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Pain Medication OTC Manufacturing industry outlook (2019-2024)

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Operators in the Pain Medication OTC Manufacturing industry are anticipated to face considerable challenges over the next five years. Local manufacturers will likely continue to endure strong competition from imports. Furthermore, the growing range of private- and store-label brands will likely continue to gain shelf space in pharmacy and grocery aisles, intensifying competitive pressure for industry operators. Other significant factors affecting the industry will be ongoing regulatory scheduling changes and the flow-on effects associated with GlaxoSmithKline's decision to cease locally manufacturing Panadol. Growing demand from the ageing population and the increasing confidence of consumers to self-medicate to alleviate symptoms of degenerative co...
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Pain Medication OTC Manufacturing industry statistics

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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 1,415

Biggest companies in the Pain Medication OTC Manufacturing industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Pain Medication OTC Manufacturing in Australia industry include GlaxoSmithKline Holdings Pty Ltd.

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What is Pain Medication OTC Manufacturing industry?

Industry Definition

Industry companies research and develop over-the-counter (OTC) pain-relief medication. Products manufactured by the industry are available without a prescription from pharmacy and grocery shops. Prescription narcotic and opioid analgesics are not included in the industry.

Industry Products and Services

  • Salicylates
  • Propionic acid derivatives
  • Acetaminophens
  • Other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
  • All Others

Industry Activities

  • Manufacturing acetaminophen-based pain suppressants
  • Manufacturing non-steroidal-anti-inflammatory pain suppressants

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry companies research and develop over-the-counter (OTC) pain-relief medication. Products manufactured by the industry are available without a prescription from pharmacy and grocery shops. Prescription narcotic and opioid analgesics are not included in the industry.

Main Activities

  • Manufacturing acetaminophen-based pain suppressants
  • Manufacturing non-steroidal-anti-inflammatory pain suppressants

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Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

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Trade-weighted index
Population aged 50 and older
Total visits to a general practitioner
Federal funding for the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme

Current Performance

Changing industry face
Changing demand patterns
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Ongoing consolidation
 Table: Pain Medication OTC Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Pain Medication OTC Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

General Hospitals in Australia
Health Services in Australia
Supermarkets and Grocery Stores in Australia
Pharmacies in Australia



Key Selling Industries

Basic Inorganic Chemical Manufacturing in Australia
Pharmaceutical Product Manufacturing in Australia
Medical and Scientific Equipment Wholesaling in Australia




Products & Services

Three main types of pain-relief medication are available to Australian consumers: analgesics, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), and narcotic...
Export markets
Supermarkets
Other



Demand Determinants

The main demand determinants for OTC pain medication are derived from various socio-economic trends and demographic factors that motivate an individual to...
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Major Markets

Export markets
Supermarkets
Other




 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Pain Medication OTC Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The Pain Medication OTC Manufacturing industry exhibits a low level of market share concentration. At the manufacturing level, the industry's four largest...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Pain Medication OTC Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Pain Medication OTC Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

GlaxoSmithKline Holdings Pty Ltd (GSK) is a foreign-owned Australian proprietary company that manufactures and distributes pharmaceutical and consumer hea...
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GlaxoSmithKline

 Table: GlaxoSmithKline - financial performance

Capital Intensity

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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Pain Medication OTC Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Pain Medication OTC Manufacturing in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2025)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2025)
Establishments (2007-2025)
Businesses (2007-2025)
Employment (2007-2025)
Exports (2007-2025)
Imports (2007-2025)
Wages (2007-2025)
Domestic Demand (2007-2025)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

GENERAL SALES MEDICINES (GSM)

NSAIDS

OTC

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SCHEDULE 2 PHARMACY MEDICINES

SCHEDULE 3 PHARMACIST-ONLY MEDICINES

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  • Revenue Forecasts
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  • Historical and Forecast Growth
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  • Industry Major Players
    Industry Major Players
  • Profitability Analysis
    Profitability Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
    SWOT Analysis
  • Industry Trends
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  • Industry Operating Conditions
    Industry Operating Conditions
  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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