Executive Summary

Oct 2019
PROSPECTS
Hair loss treatments again most dynamic area of dermatologicals in 2019

Hair loss treatments targeting male consumers are responding to a trend in which the number of men taking greater care of their grooming and appearance has been steadily on the rise in the Dominican Republic. Male consumers are seeking to use products that help improve their overall appearance and confidence.

Up to 35% of schools in some regions have lice infections

Lice epidemics in schools are common in the Dominican Republican, not least because infested children often continue to attend school to avoid falling behind in their studies. According to trade press, there were some regions of the country in which up to 35% of schools presented lice infections among the student body in 2018.

Vaginal antifungals performing well as stigma continues to diminish

Stigmas associated with vaginal antifungals continue to diminish. Women increasingly purchase these items openly through a variety of retail outlets.

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Johnson & Johnson’s Desitin nappy rash treatment brand leads dermatologicals

Dermatologicals is a very fragmented category, which is led by Johnson & Johnson Dominicana’s nappy (diaper) rash treatments brand Desitin. Infaderm from Laboratorios Arsal and Acromax Dominicana’s Balsamín are its main competitors, also from nappy (diaper) rash treatments.

New packaging for Bayer’s Canesten V to appeal to price-sensitive consumers

Bayer’s Canesten V 6-day treatment product has been introduced in new packaging. In order to make the product more affordable for price-sensitive consumers, each pessary of the 18 units contained in the pack is packaged in an individual blister, which allows pharmacies to sell just one unit at a time.

Limited private label presence in dermatologicals

Generics have a presence in dermatologicals in the Dominican Republic. These products have good distribution throughout the country and are sold at lower prices.

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Dermatologicals in Dominican Republic - Category analysis

HEADLINES

PROSPECTS

Hair loss treatments again most dynamic area of dermatologicals in 2019
Up to 35% of schools in some regions have lice infections
Vaginal antifungals performing well as stigma continues to diminish

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Johnson & Johnson’s Desitin nappy rash treatment brand leads dermatologicals
New packaging for Bayer’s Canesten V to appeal to price-sensitive consumers
Limited private label presence in dermatologicals

CATEGORY DATA

Table 1 Sales of Dermatologicals by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 2 Sales of Dermatologicals by Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 3 NBO Company Shares of Dermatologicals: % Value 2015-2019
Table 4 LBN Brand Shares of Dermatologicals: % Value 2016-2019
Table 5 Forecast Sales of Dermatologicals by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 6 Forecast Sales of Dermatologicals by Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024

Consumer Health in Dominican Republic - Industry Overview

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Sales of consumer health products continue to post steady growth
Healthier lifestyles continue to shape some consumer health category performances
No major changes in the competitive environment
Despite growth in other channels, drugstores/parapharmacies still leads distribution
Consumer health to continue growing over the forecast period

MARKET INDICATORS

Table 7 Consumer Expenditure on Health Goods and Medical Services: Value 2014-2019
Table 8 Life Expectancy at Birth 2014-2019

MARKET DATA

Table 9 Sales of Consumer Health by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 10 Sales of Consumer Health by Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 11 NBO Company Shares of Consumer Health: % Value 2015-2019
Table 12 LBN Brand Shares of Consumer Health: % Value 2016-2019
Table 13 Penetration of Private Label by Category: % Value 2014-2019
Table 14 Distribution of Consumer Health by Format: % Value 2014-2019
Table 15 Distribution of Consumer Health by Format and Category: % Value 2019
Table 16 Forecast Sales of Consumer Health by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 17 Forecast Sales of Consumer Health by Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024

APPENDIX

OTC registration and classification
Vitamins and dietary supplements registration and classification
Self-medication/self-care and preventive medicine
Switches

DEFINITIONS

SOURCES

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