(PharmaNewsWire.Com, May 04, 2021 ) The Parkinsonís disease treatment market was valued at USD 3.99 billion in 2016 and expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.1% from 2017 to 2022 to reach USD 5.69 billion in 2022. The major driving factors for this market include ageing population and government funding for research, growing healthcare awareness.†
By drug class, the carbidopa/levodopa segment is estimated to dominate the market in 2017
On the basis of drug class, the Parkinsons disease therapeutic drugs market is segmented into carbidopa/levodopa, dopamine receptor agonists, MAO inhibitors, COMT inhibitors, anticholinergics, and other drugs. In 2017, the carbidopa/levodopa segment is expected to account for the largest share of the market. Carbidopa/levodopa drugs are more potent than most other drug classes are hence widely used in the treatment of Parkinsonís disease.
By distribution channel, the hospital pharmacies segment is estimated to hold the largest share of the market in 2017
By distribution channel, the Parkinsons disease therapeutic drugs market has been segmented into hospital pharmacies, retailer pharmacies, and online pharmacies. In 2017, the hospital pharmacies segment is expected to account for the largest share of the market. The large share of this segment can primarily be attributed to the availability of a wide range of drugs in these facilities and the increasing number of patient visits to hospitals.
The Parkinsons disease treatment market is classified by patient care settings into hospitals and clinics. In 2017, the hospital segment is expected to command the largest share and is estimated to grow at the fastest rate as compared to clinics segment. This market is mainly driven by robust healthcare services provided in hospitals and the presence of skilled neurologists in the hospitals.
Asia to offer lucrative growth opportunities
By region, the global Parkinsons disease treatment market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia, and the Rest of the World (RoW). While Europe is expected to hold the largest share of the market in 2017, Asia is expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period. Increasing number of players in the region and the rising aging population are some major factors driving the high growth of this regional segment.
Some of the major players operating in the Parkinsons disease treatment market include Teva (Israel), Novartis AG (Switzerland), GSK (UK), AbbVie (US), Merck (US), Boehringer Ingelheim (Germany),† Impax Laboratories (US), Lundbeck (Denmark), Sun Pharma (India), Wockhardt (India), UCB (Belgium), Valeant Pharmaceuticals (Canada), and Acadia (US).
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