Consumer Healthcare products

We invest in building quality brands that help people do more, feel better and live longer

We bring oral health care products, over-the-counter medicines and nutritional beverages to millions of people in more than a hundred countries, reflecting our passion for quality and innovation, backed by science. Our products aim to satisfy the needs of millions of people who go online or walk into pharmacies, patent medicine stores, supermarkets and market stalls all over the world, every day, and choose us first.

Our brands are organised into six categories: Pain Relief, Respiratory, Oral Health, Nutrition and Digestive Health. You can explore more about the products in these six key categories below:

Our portfolio is growing

We have combined our Consumer Healthcare and Novartis business to create one of the world’s largest Consumer Healthcare companies, with number one positions in specialist oral health and over-the-counter (OTC) medicines across 36 markets and leading positions in skin health and family nutrition.

As we progress the integration of these businesses, this website will be updated to reflect the expanded portfolio of consumer healthcare products.

Pain

Half of the visits to physicians worldwide are for pain. We are world leaders in first line pain relief, with two of the top four global brands – Panadol and Voltaren - being leaders in topical and systemic pain relief.

Panadol

Panadol is the leading pain relief medication in Nigeria.

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Panadol Extra

Panadol is the leading pain relief medication in Nigeria.

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Panadol Pain and Fever

Panadol Pain and Fever caplets, formulated using a unique Optizorb technology, releases medicine 5X faster than standard paracetamol.

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Panadol Children

Panadol Children Suspension liquid is for children between 3 months and 12 years of age. It contains paracetamol 120mg/5ml.

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Voltaren

Voltaren is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug sold over the counter.

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Nutritionals

We have a strong heritage in Nutrition globally. Horlicks is our brand contributing significantly to the malnutrition agenda.

Horlicks

Horlicks is made using natural ingredients, manufactured by a unique process that helps make it easier to digest.

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Digestive Health

In Digestive Health, our antacid brand Andrews liver salts is a market leader.

Andrews Liver Salts

Andrews Liver Salts is a brand of Sodium Bicarbonate, Citric Acid and Magnesium Sulphate.

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Oral Health

We are experts in specialist oral health, combining our unique understanding of consumer needs with science. For example, GSK’s Novamin technology, a world first, is the ingredient in Sensodyne that repairs and protects sensitive teeth by using the building blocks of teeth in the paste.

Macleans

Macleans is a family toothpaste manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Nigeria Plc. with over 40 years heritage in Nigeria.

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Sensodyne

Sensodyne is the no 1 dentist recommended brand for sensitivity. It was launched in 2011 in Nigeria.

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Respiratory

We are the number one over the counter respiratory medicine company with a portfolio of leading brands in cold and flu, nasal decongestant and allergy.

Panadol Cold & Catarrh

Panadol Cold and Catarrh caplets are indicated for the relief of symptoms of the common cold and catarrh

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Otrivin

Otrivin is a nasal drop for treatment of various types of colds. It also helps aid drainage of secretions in sinus conditions.

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