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OTC Painkillers - Europe - June 2011

Analgesics

The OTC analgesics market is defined as including all analgesics available over the counter (OTC) without a prescription. This includes topical analgesics (pain relief gels, creams and sprays), alongside oral analgesics, oral lesions and toothache remedies.

OTC pharmaceuticals

The following are the definitions for the OTC pharmaceuticals market for each of the countries under review in this report:

France: Respiratory, digestive, analgesic, dermatological, circulatory, sedatives, vitamins, mouth, eyes, various treatments and other pharmaceuticals sold over-the-counter.

Germany: Cold and throat remedies, analgesics, digestive remedies, dietary supplements, medicated skincare, cardiovascular system, eye care, genito - urinary system & sex hormones and other over the counter medicines.

Italy: Cough & cold remedies, analgesics, digestives, skin products, vitamins & minerals and others.

Spain: Cough & cold, analgesics, digestives, skin products, vitamins & minerals and other OTC pharmaceuticals.

GB: Analgesics, cough & cold remedies, skin treatments, vitamins & minerals, digestive remedies, allergy remedies and smoking cessation treatments.

Austria: Cough & cold, analgesics, digestives, skin products, vitamins & minerals.

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Table of contents

  1. Introduction

    • Key points
      • Definition
        • Analgesics
          • OTC pharmaceuticals
            • Consumer research
              • Abbreviations
              • Executive Summary

                  • The Market
                    • Figure 1: Value sales of OTC analgesics, Big 5, 2005-15
                  • Companies, Brands and Innovation
                    • Figure 2: New product launches in OTC analgesics, % share by claim, Europe, Jan 2010-May 2011
                  • The Consumer
                    • Figure 3: Ailments suffered and use of pain relief, France, Germany, GB and Spain, 2010
                  • Nearly eight in ten European adults wait until they feel really ill before seeing their GP
                    • Figure 4: Sources of information, advice or diagnosis, France, Germany, GB and Spain, 2010
                    • Figure 5: Most frequent visitors to the GP (ie going once a month or more), by gender and country, 2010
                    • Figure 6: Source of purchasing non-prescription pharmaceuticals and chemists products, France, Germany, GB and Spain, 2010
                • European Market Size and Forecast

                  • Key points
                    • OTC pharmaceuticals
                      • Figure 7: Value sales of OTC pharmaceuticals* in current terms, €/£ million, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and UK, 2008-10
                    • OTC analgesics
                      • Figure 8: Value sales of OTC analgesics in current terms, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and UK, €/£ million, 2005-15
                    • France
                      • Germany
                        • Italy
                          • Spain
                            • UK
                              • Other Europe
                                • Figure 9: Value sales of OTC pharmaceuticals* in current terms, other European countries, 2008-10
                              • OTC analgesics
                                • Figure 10: Value sales of OTC analgesics in current terms, other European countries, 2005-14
                              • OTC analgesics average spend per capita
                                • Figure 11: OTC analgesics, spend per capita, 2005-15
                            • Companies and Product Innovation

                              • Key points
                                • Figure 12: 7 New product activity in OTC analgesics, % share by global region, Jan 2010-May 2011
                                • Figure 13: New product activity in OTC analgesics, Europe, % share by country, Jan 2010-May 2011
                              • Product attributes
                                • Figure 14: New product launches in OTC analgesics, % share by claim, Europe, Jan 2010-May 2011
                              • UK
                                • Figure 15: OTC analgesic launches, % share by claim, UK, Jan 2010-May 2011
                              • Most innovative products
                                • Germany
                                  • Figure 16: OTC analgesic launches, % share by claim, Germany, Jan 2010-May 2011
                                • Most innovative products
                                  • France
                                    • Figure 17: OTC analgesic launches, % share by claim, France, Jan 2010-May 2011
                                  • Most innovative products
                                    • Italy
                                      • Figure 18: OTC analgesic launches, % share by claim, Italy, Jan 2010-May 2011
                                    • Most innovative products
                                      • Spain
                                        • Figure 19: OTC analgesic launches, % share by claim, Spain, Jan 2010-May 2011
                                      • Most innovative products
                                      • The Consumer – Ailments Suffered and Use of OTC Analgesics

                                        • Key points
                                          • Ailments suffered
                                            • Figure 20: Ailments suffered in last 12 months, France, Germany, GB and Spain, 2010
                                          • Headaches
                                            • Colds/flu
                                              • Back pain/arthritis/rheumatism
                                                • Headache remedies
                                                  • Figure 21: Frequency of using headache remedies, France, Germany, GB and Spain, 2010
                                                • France
                                                  • Figure 22: Usage of headache remedies by gender and age, France, 2010
                                                • Germany
                                                  • Figure 23: Frequency of using headache remedies, by gender, Germany, 2010
                                                  • Figure 24: Indexed volume usage of headache remedies, by gender and age, Germany, 2010
                                                • Spain
                                                  • Figure 25: Usage of headache remedies, by gender, Spain, 2010
                                                  • Figure 26: Usage of headache remedies, by gender, Spain, 2010
                                                • GB
                                                  • Figure 27: Usage of headache remedies, by gender, GB, 2010
                                                • Muscular and joint pain remedies
                                                  • Figure 28: Trends in frequency of using muscular and joint pain remedies, men by country, 2010
                                                  • Figure 29: Trends in frequency and usage of muscular and joint pain remedies, women by country, 2010
                                                  • Figure 30: types of muscular and joint pain remedies (for external use) used in the last 12 months, Germany and Spain, 2010
                                              • The Consumer – Attitudes Towards visiting GPs

                                                • Key points
                                                    • Figure 31: Attitudes towards health, France, Germany, GB and Spain, 2010
                                                    • Figure 32: Periodical check-ups, by age and country, 2010
                                                  • Sources used for information, advice or diagnosis
                                                    • Figure 33: Sources of information, advice or diagnosis, by country, 2010
                                                  • Family doctors
                                                    • Pharmacists
                                                      • Alternative health practitioners
                                                        • Books, newspapers, magazines, internet, TV and radio
                                                          • Frequency of visiting GP
                                                            • Figure 34: Frequency of visits to GP surgeries, men, by country, 2010
                                                            • Figure 35: Trends in frequency of visits to GP surgeries, women, by country, 2010
                                                        • The Consumer – Shopping for OTC medicines

                                                          • Key points
                                                              • Figure 36: Where non-prescription pharmaceuticals and chemists products are bought, France, Germany, GB and Spain, 2010
                                                            • France
                                                              • Germany
                                                                • Spain
                                                                  • GB
                                                                  • Appendix – Ailments Suffered and Use of OTC Analgesics

                                                                      • Figure 37: Selected ailments suffered in the last 12 months, by demographics, France, 2010
                                                                      • Figure 38: Selected ailments suffered in the last 12 months, by demographics, France, 2010
                                                                      • Figure 39: Selected ailments suffered in the last 12 months, by demographics, Germany, 2010
                                                                      • Figure 40: Selected ailments suffered in the last 12 months, by demographics, Germany, 2010
                                                                      • Figure 41: Selected ailments suffered in the last 12 months, by demographics, Spain, 2010
                                                                      • Figure 42: Selected ailments suffered in the last 12 months, by demographics, Spain, 2010
                                                                      • Figure 43: Selected ailments suffered in the last 12 months, by demographics, GB, 2010
                                                                      • Figure 44: Selected ailments suffered in the last 12 months, by demographics, GB, 2010
                                                                    • Usage of headache remedies
                                                                      • Figure 45: Usage of headache remedies in the last 12 months, by demographics, France, 2010
                                                                      • Figure 46: Usage of headache remedies in the last 12 months, by demographics, Germany, 2010
                                                                      • Figure 47: Usage of headache remedies in the last 12 months, by demographics, Spain, 2010
                                                                      • Figure 48: Usage of headache remedies in the last 12 months, by demographics, GB, 2010
                                                                  • Appendix – Attitudes Towards Visiting GPs

                                                                      • Figure 49: Attitudes towards health, by demographics, France, 2010
                                                                      • Figure 50: Attitudes towards health, by demographics, France, 2010
                                                                      • Figure 51: Attitudes towards health, by demographics, Germany, 2010
                                                                      • Figure 52: Attitudes towards health, by demographics, Germany, 2010
                                                                      • Figure 53: Attitudes towards health by demographics, Spain, 2010
                                                                      • Figure 54: Attitudes towards health, by demographics, GB, 2010
                                                                      • Figure 55: Attitudes towards health, by demographics, GB, 2010
                                                                      • Figure 56: Frequency of visiting GP, by demographics, France, 2010
                                                                      • Figure 57: Frequency of visiting GP, by demographics, France, 2010
                                                                    • Germany
                                                                      • Figure 58: Frequency of visiting GP, by demographics, Germany, 2010
                                                                      • Figure 59: Frequency of visiting GP, by demographics, Germany, 2010
                                                                    • Spain
                                                                      • Figure 60: Frequency of visiting GP, by demographics, Spain, 2010
                                                                      • Figure 61: Frequency of visiting GP, by demographics, Spain, 2010
                                                                    • GB
                                                                      • Figure 62: Frequency of visiting GP, by demographics, GB, 2010
                                                                      • Figure 63: Frequency of visiting GP, by demographics, GB, 2010

                                                                  Companies Covered

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                                                                  OTC Painkillers - Europe - June 2011

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