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Over the Counter (OTC) Drugs & Dietary Supplements Market Business Opportunities, Current Trends by Key players: Pfizer Inc., Novartis International AG, Roche Holding AG, Merck and More

02-21-2019 10:36 AM CET | Health & Medicine

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Over the Counter (OTC) Drugs & Dietary Supplements Market

Over the Counter (OTC) Drugs & Dietary Supplements Market

Global Over The Counter (OTC) Drugs & Dietary Supplements Market was valued at $223 billion in 2016, and is expected to reach $335 billion by 2023, registering a CAGR of 5.9% from 2017 to 2023.

The report provides a comprehensive analysis of the key players operating in the global market such as Pfizer Inc., Novartis International AG, Roche Holding AG, Merck & Co., Inc., Sanofi S.A, Johnson & Johnson, Gilead Sciences, GlaxoSmithKline plc., Bayer Healthcare AG, and AstraZeneca plc.
The other players in the value chain include Alacer Corp., Alcon Inc., Alfresa Pharma Corporation, Alkalon A/S, Alliance Healthcare, Allergan, Plc., Reckitt Benckiser Plc., Bausch & Lomb, AbbVie Inc., and The Colgate-Palmolive Company.

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OTC drugs are also known as non-prescription medicines, as these can be availed without prescriptions. OTC medicines are safe if they are administered according to the instructions provided by healthcare professionals. However, dietary supplements contain dietary ingredients, which are used to provide nutrients to the body to fulfill the nutrient balance of the body. In addition, they provide non-nutrient chemicals, which provide biological benefit to the body.

The global over the counter drugs & dietary supplements market is driven by growth in awareness related to general health concerns and advancements in healthcare and pharmaceutical industries. In addition, growing trend among individuals to select OTC drugs for minor diseases supplements the market growth. Furthermore, stringent regulations by the FDA related to the safety and efficacy of OTC drugs hamper the market growth.

The global over the counter drugs & dietary supplements market is segmented based on category, dosage form, product, distribution channel, and geography. Based on category, it is divided into vitamin & dietary supplements, cough & cold products, analgesics, gastrointestinal products, sleep aids, otic products, wart removers, mouth care products, ophthalmic products, botanicals, antacids, smoking cessation products, feminine care, and others.

Based on dosage form, it is classified into tablets, hard capsules, powders, ointments, soft capsules, liquids, and others. Based on product type, it is categorized into branded and generic drugs. On the basis of distribution channel, it is divided into pharmacies, grocery stores, vitamin & health food stores, online pharmacies, and others.

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Geographically, the market is analyzed across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and LAMEA. The vitamins and dietary supplements segment occupied the maximum market share in 2016, and is expected to maintain this trend during the forecast period, owing to rise in awareness about dietary supplements and their nutritional value for wellness. The soft capsules segment is expected to grow at the highest CAGR of 6.6% during the forecast period.

Drivers, Restraints, and Opportunities

The global market is driven by growing demand for personalized medicine for treating minor ailments and introduction of treatment protocols by healthcare payers. However, strict government regulations by the governing bodies and less awareness among individuals are expected to restrict the market growth. In addition, increase in R&D expenditure coupled with funding from the public & private sector is expected to provide lucrative growth opportunities to the market.

Key Benefits

• The study provides an in-depth analysis of the global over the counter (OTC) drugs & dietary supplements market along with the current trends and future estimations to elucidate the imminent investment pockets.
• A quantitative analysis from 2016 to 2023 is discussed to enable stakeholders to capitalize on the prevailing market opportunities.
• Key market players are profiled and their strategies are thoroughly analyzed to understand the competitive outlook of the industry.
• Porters five forces model is expected to interpret the impact of bargaining power of suppliers & buyers, threat of new entrants & substitutes, and competition among the key players on the market growth.

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Allied Market Research (AMR) is a full-service market research and business-consulting wing of Allied Analytics LLP based in Portland, Oregon. Allied Market Research provides global enterprises as well as medium and small businesses with unmatched quality of "Market Research Reports" and "Business Intelligence Solutions.” AMR has a targeted view to provide business insights and consulting to assist its clients to make strategic business decisions and achieve sustainable growth in their respective market domain.

We are in professional corporate relations with various companies and this helps us in digging out market data that helps us generate accurate research data tables and confirms utmost accuracy in our market forecasting. Each and every data presented in the reports published by us is extracted through primary interviews with top officials from leading companies of domain concerned. Our secondary data procurement methodology includes deep online and offline research and discussion with knowledgeable professionals and analysts in the industry.


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