The U.S. Market for Over-the-Counter Allergy and Asthma Products

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Published Nov 1, 2001 | 228 Pages | Pub ID: KLI521895

The U.S. Market for OTC Allergy and Asthma Products is a comprehensive analysis of the impact OTC drugs have made to the allergy and asthma market. This study provides a detailed market size analysis for the years 1996 - 2000 and market forecasts to the year 2006. Within the OTC Allergy and Asthma Product Market four market segments are covered, including: Allergic Rhinitis Remedies, Sinusitis Remedies, Ocular Allergy Remedies, and Asthma Products. A thorough description of respiratory conditions and diseases, treatments, and preventive care are included in this study. Trends covered in the report include the introduction of non-sedating antihistamines to the OTC market, consumer interests in self-medication, and impact of direct-to-consumer advertising. The U.S. Market for OTC Allergy and Asthma Products will provide the reader with a comprehensive analysis of allergy and asthma products currently marketed and potentially entering the market. The study focuses on the direction this market is taking and the contributing factors for continued growth. Detailed profiles of major competitors are profiled.

1. Executive Summary

    1.1 Introduction
    1.2 Scope and Methodology
    1.3 Size and Growth of the Market

2. Introduction

    2.1 History and Growth of the OTC Market
    2.2 Industry Structure
    2.3 Overview of the Respiratory System
    2.4 Prevalence, Incidence
    2.5 Risk Factors
    2.6 Treatment Guidelines

3. Allergic Rhinitis Remedies

    3.1 Overview
    3.2 Description of Products

      3.2.1 Antihistamines
      3.2.2 Decongestants
      3.2.3 Mast Cell Stabilizers

    3.3 Rx-to-OTC Switches
    3.4 Generic Participation
    3.5 Market Size and Growth
    3.6 Competitive Analysis

4. Sinusitis Remedies

    4.1 Overview
    4.2 Description of Products

      4.2.1 Antihistamines
      4.2.2 Decongestants
      4.2.3 Combinations

    4.3 Rx-to-OTC Switches
    4.4 Generic Participation
    4.5 Market Size and Growth
    4.6 Competitive Analysis

5. Ocular Allergy Remedies

    5.1 Overview
    5.2 Description of Products

      5.2.1 Antihistamines
      5.2.2 Mast Cell Stabilizers

    5.3 Rx-to-OTC Switches
    5.4 Generic Participation
    5.5 Market Size and Growth
    5.6 Competitive Analysis

6. Asthma Products

    6.1 Overview
    6.2 Description of Products

      6.2.1 Bronchodilators

    6.3 Rx-to-OTC Switches
    6.4 Generic Participation
    6.5 Market Size and Growth
    6.6 Competitive Analysis

7. Potential OTC Allergy and Asthma Products

    7.1 Overview
    7.2 Description of Products

      7.2.1 Non-sedating Antihistamines

    7.3 Potential Market Size and Growth
    7.4 Potential Competitors

8. Issues and Trends Affecting the OTC Market

    8.1 Consumer Issues

      8.1.1 Education and Self-Medication
      8.1.2 Prescription vs. Over-the-Counter Cost

    8.2 Direct-to-Consumer Advertising

      8.2.1 Impact
      8.2.2 Cost

    8.3 Distribution
    8.4 Drug-Drug Interactions and Market Withdrawal
    8.5 Generic Activity and Impact
    8.6 Insurance and Reimbursement Issues
    8.7 Legislative and Regulatory Issues

9. Total Market Size and Forecast

    9.1 Overview
    9.2 Total Market Size and Forecast
    9.3 Potential Products and Market Forecast
    9.4 Competitor Analysis
    9.5 Market Analysis

10. Corporate Profiles

    10.1 Aventis Pharmaceuticals
    10.2 Bayer Consumer Care
    10.3 Bristol-Myers Products
    10.4 GlaxoSmtihKline Consumer Healthcare
    10.5 McNeil Consumer Healthcare
    10.6 Novartis Consumer Healthcare
    10.7 Pfizer, Inc.
    10.8 Pharmacia Corporation
    10.9 Schering-Plough
    10.10 Whitehall-Robins Healthcare
    10.11 Warner-Lambert Consumer Group

Appendix: Company Names and Addresses

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