Research and Markets: Digestive Remedies in South Africa – Forecasts to 2014 – Antacids and Laxatives Propelled Growth in Digestive Remedies in South Africa In 2009

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ecbd79/digestive_remedies)

has announced the addition of the “Digestive

Remedies in South Africa” report to their offering.

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The Digestive Remedies Products in South Africa report offers a

comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national

level. It provides the latest retail sales data 2005-2009, allowing you

to identify the sectors driving growth. Forecasts to 2014 illustrate how

the market is set to change.

Antacids and laxatives propelled growth in digestive remedies in South

Africa in 2009. Antacids was commonly used to treat mild urinary tract

infection that was a fairly common complaint among women. Research shows

that 80% of women experienced a case of urinary tract infections (UTI)

in their lives, whilst 20% suffered from the condition annually. This

broadened the demand for antacids considerably.

Product coverage: Child-Specific Digestive Remedies, Diarrhoeal

Remedies, IBS Treatments, Indigestion and Heartburn Remedies, Laxatives,

Motion Sickness Remedies.

Data coverage: market sizes (historic and forecasts), company shares,

brand shares and distribution data.

Why buy this report?

  • Get a detailed picture of the Consumer Health industry;

  • Pinpoint growth sectors and identify factors driving change;

  • Understand the competitive environment, the markets major players and

    leading brands;

  • Use five-year forecasts to assess how the market is predicted to

    develop.

Key Topics Covered:

  • Executive Summary

  • Steady Growth in Challenging Retail Environment

  • Self-medication Plays Major Role in Volume Sales

  • OTC Sales Dominated by A Small Number of Players

  • Grocery Channels Increase Footprint

  • Health Concerns at the Forefront of Consumers’ Minds

  • Key Trends and Developments

  • In-store Pharmacies Expand Footprint

  • Recession Forces Companies To Increase Their Advertising Campaigns

  • Increased Self-medication Expands Untrustworthy Trade Footprint

  • Hiv/aids Symptoms and Side-effects Elevate OTC Sales

  • Growing Appeal for Natural/herbal Variants

  • Market Indicators

List of Tables

  • Table 1 Consumer Expenditure on Health Goods and Medical Services

    2004-2009

  • Table 2 Life Expectancy at Birth 2004-2009

  • Table 3 Sales of Consumer Health by Sector: Value 2004-2009

  • Table 4 Sales of Consumer Health by Sector: % Value Growth 2004-2009

  • Table 5 Consumer Health Company Shares by Value 2005-2009

  • Table 6 Consumer Health Brand Shares by Value 2006-2009

  • Table 7 Penetration of Private Label by Sector 2004-2009

  • Table 8 Sales of Consumer Health by Distribution Format: % Analysis

    2004-2009

  • Table 9 Sales of Consumer Health by Sector and Distribution Format: %

    Analysis 2009

  • Table 10 Forecast Sales of Consumer Health by Sector: Value 2009-2014

  • Table 11 Forecast Sales of Consumer Health by Sector: % Value Growth

    2009-2014

  • Table 12 Sales of Digestive Remedies by Subsector: Value 2004-2009

  • Table 13 Sales of Digestive Remedies by Subsector: % Value Growth

    2004-2009

  • Table 14 Digestive Remedies Company Shares by Value 2005-2009

  • Table 15 Digestive Remedies Brand Shares by Value 2006-2009

  • Table 16 Forecast Sales of Digestive Remedies by Subsector: Value

    2009-2014

  • Table 17 Forecast Sales of Digestive Remedies by Subsector: % Value

    Growth 2009-2014

Companies Mentioned:

  • Adcock Ingram Ltd

  • Aspen Pharmacare (pty) Ltd

  • Cipla-medpro (pty) Ltd

  • Dischem (pty) Ltd

  • Novartis South Africa (pty) Ltd

  • Vital Health Foods (pty) Ltd

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Source: Euromonitor International