Italy: consumption of nonprescription drugs 2014-2021

This statistic depicts the consumption of nonprescription drugs in Italy from 2014 to 2017 and the forecasted figures from 2018 to 2021. According to data, the highest level of consumption was registered in 2015, with 304.3 million packages consumed, followed by a general decrease trend in the next years. It was forecasted that, in 2021, 257.3 million packages of nonprescription drugs will be consumed.

Consumption of nonprescription drugs in Italy from 2014 to 2021*

Consumption in million of packages
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2014 to 2021

Supplementary notes

*Data referred to 2014 were collected from previous publications.
Figures for years 2019 to 2021 were forecasted.

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