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Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co. Inc.

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Cough/Cold, Analgesic Patch Sales Ease Pain Of Private Label Growth In OTCs

Topical analgesic sales grew double digits in 2017 on innovation and adhesive patch launches, helping drive 2.1% growth of US manufacturers' OTC drug sales in 2017 to $21.2bn, Kline & Co. independent consultant Laura Mahecha says. But private label continues to outpace branded product sales growth.

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Cough/Cold, Analgesic Patch Sales Ease Pain Of Private Label Growth In OTCs

Topical analgesic sales grew double digits in 2017 on innovation and adhesive patch launches, helping drive 2.1% growth of US manufacturers' OTC drug sales in 2017 to $21.2bn, Kline & Co. independent consultant Laura Mahecha says. But private label continues to outpace branded product sales growth.

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Some Health And Wellness Categories Find Sales Niche In Independent Pharmacies

Acne cream, gels, lotions and patches showed 33% unit growth in independent stores in 2015-2017, compared to 16.7% growth in chain pharmacies, according to Hamacher Resource Group.“You have to choose your partners wisely and choose your categories. If you do that well, do your homework, I think there’s an opportunity” to grow sales in independent pharmacies, says Hamacher VP Dave Wendland.

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Some OTC Drug Categories Find Their Sales Niche In Independent Pharmacies

External pain relief ointments and gels showed 23.5% growth in units sold in US independent pharmacies between 2015 and 2017, ahead of the category's 9% growth in chain pharmacies, according to Hamacher Resource Group. Noting niche OTC product categories sell particularly well in independent outlets, Hamacher VP Dave Wendland says the 22,000-strong independent pharmacy channel still presents opportunities for OTC marketers.

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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Medical Devices
  • Pharmaceuticals
    • Drug Delivery
      • Transdermal
    • OTC, Consumer
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Dermatology
  • Musculoskeletal & Connective Tissue Disorders
  • Neurology, Nervous System
  • Alias(es)
  • Ownership
  • Public
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • Asia
      • Pacific Rim
        • Japan
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co. Inc.
  • Senior Management
  • Hirotaka Nakatomi, Pres. & CEO
  • Contact Info
  • Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co. Inc.
    Phone: (81) 3 5293 1720
    1-11-1 Marunouchi
    Chiyoda-ku, 100-6221
    Japan
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