Dermatologicals in Nigeria

October 2022
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Understand the latest market trends and future growth opportunities for the Medicated Skin Care industry in Nigeria with research from Euromonitor International's team of in-country analysts – experts by industry and geographic specialisation.

Key trends are clearly and succinctly summarised alongside the most current research data available. Understand and assess competitive threats and plan corporate strategy with our qualitative analysis, insight and confident growth projections.

If you're in the Medicated Skin Care industry in Nigeria, our research will help you to make informed, intelligent decisions; to recognise and profit from opportunity, or to offer resilience amidst market uncertainty.

The Medicated Skin Care in Nigeria report includes:

  • Analysis of key supply-side and demand trends
  • Detailed segmentation of international and local products
  • Historic volume and value sizes, company and brand market shares
  • Five year forecasts of market trends and market growth
  • Robust and transparent research methodology, conducted in-country

This report answers:

  • What is the market size of Medicated Skin Care in Nigeria?
  • Which are the leading brands in Medicated Skin Care in Nigeria?
  • How are products distributed in Medicated Skin Care in Nigeria?
  • How has the regulatory and operating environment for Medicated Skin Care changed in Nigeria?
  • How are considerations such as stress, self-medication and shifting consumer lifestyles shaping demand for Medicated Skin Care
  • How significant are wider health concerns and consumer awareness in determining sales?
  • Where is future growth expected to be most dynamic?

Dermatologicals in Nigeria - Category analysis


Numerous opportunities for market growth
Environmental factors drive sale of paediatric dermatologicals
Neimeth International Pharmaceuticals leads dermatologicals
Topical antifungals expected to continue to lead sales
High birth rate will continue to drive demand for nappy (diaper) rash remedies.
Competition expected to intensify as brands focus on innovation, consumer awareness and channel expansion
Table 1 Sales of Dermatologicals by Category: Value 2017-2022
Table 2 Sales of Dermatologicals by Category: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Table 3 NBO Company Shares of Dermatologicals: % Value 2018-2022
Table 4 LBN Brand Shares of Dermatologicals: % Value 2019-2022
Table 5 Forecast Sales of Dermatologicals by Category: Value 2022-2027
Table 6 Forecast Sales of Dermatologicals by Category: % Value Growth 2022-2027

Consumer Health in Nigeria - Industry Overview

Consumer health in 2022: The big picture
2022 key trends
Competitive landscape
Retailing developments
What next for consumer health?
Table 7 Consumer Expenditure on Health Goods and Medical Services: Value 2017-2022
Table 8 Life Expectancy at Birth 2017-2022
Table 9 Sales of Consumer Health by: Value Category2017-2022
Table 10 Sales of Consumer Health by: % Value Growth Category2017-2022
Table 11 NBO Company Shares of Consumer Health: % Value 2018-2022
Table 12 LBN Brand Shares of Consumer Health: % Value 2019-2022
Table 13 Penetration of Private Label in Consumer Health by Category: % Value 2017-2022
Table 14 Distribution of Consumer Health by Format: % Value 2017-2022
Table 15 Distribution of Consumer Health by Format and Category: % Value 2022
Table 16 Forecast Sales of Consumer Health by: Value Category2022-2027
Table 17 Forecast Sales of Consumer Health by: % Value Growth Category2022-2027
OTC registration and classification
NAFDAC specifies minimum labelling requirements that must be met prior to full registration. These are summarised as follows:
Vitamins and dietary supplements registration and classification
Vitamins and dietary supplements are advertised under the same rules as OTC medicines.
Self-medication/self-care and preventive medicine



Summary 1 Research Sources
The following categories and subcategories are included:

Medicated Skin Care

  • Medicated Shampoos
  • Topical Antifungals
  • Vaginal Antifungals
  • Hair Loss Treatments
  • Nappy (Diaper) Rash Treatments
  • Antiparasitics/Lice (Head and Body) Treatments
  • Antipruritics
  • Cold Sore Treatments
  • Haemorrhoid Treatments
  • Paediatric Dermatologicals
  • Topical Allergy Remedies/Antihistamines
  • Topical Germicidals/Antiseptics

Medicated Skin Care

Includes topical standard and herbal/traditional medicated products used to alleviate symptoms or treat skin or hair ailments. Exclude any systemic (oral) options to treat skin conditions or diseases.

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This report originates from Passport, our Medicated Skin Care research and analysis database.


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