An analgesic or painkiller
is a drug which is used to achieve analgesia, relief from pain. This type of drugs are usually used when the pain is severe and becomes unbearable for the patient. This class of drugs provides relief from pain by either by blocking pain signals going to the brain or by interfering with the brain's interpretation of the signals, without producing anaesthesia or loss of consciousness. Analgesics are classified into three major categories namely simple analgesics, NSAIDS and Opioids. Some of the most commonly commercially available analgesics are paracetamol, aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen sodium and many others
Globally demand for Analgesics market
is driven by factors such as increasing instances of arthritis and acute chronic diseases and Growing R&D activities with emphasis on formulating new therapeutics for analgesics across the world.
This report identifies the Analgesics market size in for the year 2014-2016, and forecast of the same for year 2021. It also highlights the potential growth opportunities in the coming years, while also reviewing the market drivers, restraints, growth indicators, challenges, market dynamics, competitive landscape, and other key aspects with respect to Analgesics market.
Globally North America dominated market for analgesics in 2015 and is estimated to continue the same during the period of study. Demand for analgesics in the region is estimated to be driven by analgesics related regulation coupled with new marketing strategies by analgesics companies. North American analgesics market is expected be followed by Europe and Asia-Pacific market respectively as the second and third largest analgesics market. Demand for analgesics market in Asia-Pacific is expected to grow due to higher willingness to self-medicate instead of visiting a trained physician for mild pain and fever is a trend that is common in a number of countries, more prominently in India.
In this report global Analgesics market is further segmented based on the basis of type, treatment injection route as follows:
- Global Analgesics Market, By Type (2014-2021): Simple analgesics, Non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS), and Opioids
- Global Analgesics Market, By Treatment Injection Route (2014-2021): Oral Injection, Intravenous Injection, Rectal Injection, Transdermal Injection, and Topical Injection
- This report has been further segmented into major regions, which includes detailed analysis of each region such as: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (APAC), and Rest of the World (RoW) covering all the major country level markets in each of the region
Sample Companies Profiled in this Report are:
- Pfizer Inc.
- Novatis AG
- Bayer Healthcare
- Reckitt Benckiser (RB)