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Cough, cold and allergy (hay fever) remedies continues to see a sharp deceleration in retail value sales growth during 2021 due to the impact of COVID-19. Indeed, cough, cold and allergy (hay fever) remedies is the most affected OTC category in 2021. As a result of the country’s long and cold winters, consumer demand for cough, cold and allergy...

  • OTC
  • Hay
  • Allergy
  • Lithuania
  • Health Insurance Claims
  • Life Expectancy

Prior to the pandemic, there was a growing trend for more natural options which led major players to add natural ingredients to their offerings, such as Afrin Pure Sea which is a nasal spray that uses sea water. Many Guatemalans still use natural home-made remedies to treat the symptoms of coughs, colds and allergies and this tradition has...

  • OTC
  • Allergy
  • Hay
  • Guatemala
  • Life Expectancy
  • Prescription Drug Sales

Sales of cough, cold and allergy (hay fever) remedies are stimulated by the event of COVID-19 in 2021, as such products are aimed at some of the key symptoms of the virus and consumers continue to keep stocked up, in fear of further lockdowns or product shortages should they be needed. Furthermore, as pandemic restrictions lift in 2021, it...

  • OTC
  • Hay
  • Allergy
  • Uzbekistan
  • Life Expectancy
  • Vitamin Import

Sales of cough, cold and allergy (hay fever) remedies are expected to continue to decline significantly in 2021, with a double-digit fall in both current and constant value terms. The demand for cough, cold and allergy (hay fever) remedies is expected to remain poor during the year as a result of the reduced circulation of cold and seasonal...

  • OTC
  • Allergy
  • Hay
  • Italy
  • Life Expectancy
  • Prescription Drug Sales

In 2021, seasonal colds and the flu will continue to be the main drivers of growth for cough, cold and allergy (hay fever remedies) in Cameroon. Increased sales in value and volume terms were recorded during the harmattan period of the dry and rainy seasons between July and September. Demand is very high during this period, especially for...

  • OTC
  • Hay
  • Allergy
  • Cameroon
  • Disposable Income
  • Life Expectancy

The first half of 2021 was characterised by another lockdown, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, albeit with fewer restrictions on time spent outdoors. This led people to get exposed to the seasonal flu and outdoor allergens, causing a growth in demand for cough, cold and allergy remedies. Nonetheless, the use of facemasks prevented a high infection...

  • OTC
  • Allergy
  • Hay
  • Peru
  • Disposable Income
  • Life Expectancy

The incidence of the flu virus was insignificant in the winter of 2021 compared to previous years. It is estimated that there were about 1,050 patients with acute respiratory infections per 100,000 inhabitants. The flu epidemic occurs every year, usually in January or early February. It affects up to 10% of adults and 20% of children. However,...

  • OTC
  • Allergy
  • Hay
  • Czech Republic
  • Health Insurance Claims
  • Online Retail Sales

Cough, cold and allergy (hay fever) remedies is showing notably lower declines in 2021 compared to the steep drops seen in 2020. This is only in part due to the mild winter season between December 2019 and March 2021, the conditions of which are not as favourable as cold and wet winters with regards to outbreaks of common colds and influenza. Cough,...

  • OTC
  • Hay
  • Allergy
  • Belgium
  • Health Insurance Claims
  • Life Expectancy

Historically, Algerian consumers have regarded coughs, colds and allergies as easily treated, everyday inconveniences, and generally choose to self-medicate with OTC products rather than seek out medical advice. However, the pandemic has pushed this consumer habit to even greater heights, with most Algerians preferring to opt for self-medication...

  • OTC
  • Hay
  • Allergy
  • Algeria
  • Disposable Income
  • Life Expectancy

Cough, cold and allergy (hay fever) remedies are expected to register a value decline in 2021, with social distancing measures imposed to curb the spread of COVID-19, also curbing the spread of the common cold and flu. As a result, there is expected to continue to be less demand for cough and cold medicines. All the same, when buying cough,...

  • OTC
  • Hay
  • Allergy
  • Ukraine
  • Prescription Drug Sales
  • Vitamin Sales

Antihistamines/allergy remedies is set to continue growing strongly for a second year in a row, despite the presence of COVID-19. Just like in 2020, sanitary restrictions are expected to be softer during the third quarter of 2021, which corresponds to the allergy season in the country. This factor sets high expectations for brands in the category,...

  • OTC
  • Allergy
  • Hay
  • Chile
  • Vaccination Coverage
  • Prescription Drug Sales

Cough, cold and allergy remedies is expected to register a small increase in current value sales in 2021 as the segment corrects itself after the decline in 2020, which was caused by a smaller prevalence of cold and flu due to increased social distancing and improved hand washing hygiene, due to COVID-19. The COVID-19 impact carried over into...

  • OTC
  • Allergy
  • Hay
  • Denmark
  • Health Insurance Claims
  • Life Expectancy

Cough, cold and allergy (hay fever) remedies is expected to register negative current value growth for the second year running, though the decline will not be as significant as in 2020, when it was in the double-digit figures. COVID-19 and its ensuant lockdowns and social distancing and hand hygiene measures have dramatically reduced the spread...

  • OTC
  • Allergy
  • Hay
  • Finland
  • Over The Counter Drug Sales
  • Prescription Drug Sales

Retail current value sales of cough, cold and allergy (hay fever) remedies will decline for the fifth year in a row during 2021, albeit at a much more modest pace than in the previous year. With measures designed to impede the spread of COVID-19 (such as mask wearing, restrictions on movement and more frequent hand washing) still in place,...

  • OTC
  • Allergy
  • Hay
  • France
  • Prescription Drug Sales
  • Life Expectancy