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The market analysis of antidandruff agents in Ukraine

Alla Nemchenko , Viktoriya Nazarkina , Viкtoriia Mishchenko , Sergiy Timofeyev , Maria Podkolzina , Alla Lebedyn


The analysis of domestic market of antiseborrheic medicated products has been conducted. A range of products of medicinal cosmetics, parapharmaceutical products, antidandruff agents of domestic and foreign production registered in Ukraine has been analyzed in terms of active substances and drug forms, as well as their affordability. In the analysis, the data of the State Register of Medicines, price lists and official sources of the specialized information were used. According to the ATC classification, most drugs (55%) referred to derivatives of imidazole and triazole and contain ketoconazole in their composition (D01A C08). The number of antidandruff medicines registered in Ukraine was 7% of the total number of the products analyzed. Among the products of medicinal cosmetics with the antiseborrheic action, 50% of the range were consisted of domestic cosmetic agents based on plant extracts. Antiseborrheic medicated products and products of medicinal cosmetics in the form of shampoos have been represented at the pharmaceutical market most widely. According to the results of the study, it has been determined that drugs for treating dandruff mainly included antifungal drugs (ketoconazole, selenium disulfide, terbinafine), keratolytics (salicylic acid, sulfur), keratinization regulators (zinc pyrithione) in their composition.

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