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German medicine market segments with a high share of phytotherapeutics.
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 Total DPM(*) Sales in millions of $USTotal Phytomedicine sales in millions $US

Percent of Market

Total market- Over-the-counter13,750 4,566  33
Total phytopharmaceutical drugs - Sold in pharmacies only - Over-the-counter (available outside pharmacies) 1,357 1,238 11910 9 1
Other cardiac preparations: Hawthorn preparations Universal products (e.g., essences, etc.) Anti-arteriosclerotics of natural origin (garlic)25 46 6123 40 5692 87 92
Immune stimulant preparations of herbal origin (Echinacea) Urologics, incl. prostate preparations 77 185 65 142 84 77
Other gynecologicals (e.g., black cohosh) Percutaneous inhalants (e.g., menthol) Other cold and cough preparations27 46 3720 33 2374 72 62
Choleretics, cholecinetics (increase bile production) Other rheumatics Hepatic prophylactics and lipotropic preparations46 53 5428 31 3161 58 57
Vein preparations Cerebral/peripheral vasotherapeutics (Ginkgo) Hypnotics and sedatives158 429 17378 196 7549 46 43
Adjuvants and herbal remedies in cancer therapy Laxatives Expectorants without anti-infectious agents30 104 28313 44 86

43 42 30

Wound healing preparations Flu remedies Rheumatic liniments105 66 21727 17 4826 26 22
Cardiac glycosides Antidepressants Tonics59 177 6512 30 1120 17 17
Other dermatologicals Sore throat remedies Tranquilizers Anti-emetics, anti-nausea preparations68 102 77 7711 15 9 816 15 12 10

(*) Deutscher Pharma Markt (DPM) = German market of pharmaceuticals, a statistical summary of all sales in pharmacies in Germany. All sales are based on a conversion rate of 0.6158 DM (German Marks). All figures are rounded to the nearest whole number. Source: IMS, courtesy of Joerg Gruenwald, Ph.D., Phytopharm Consulting, Berlin.