Global Osteoporosis Drugs Market Size, Share, Forecast Report, 2020-2027
Osteoporosis is weakening of bones due to lower bone mass resulting in and micro-architectural deterioration of bone tissue and subsequent higher risk of a broken fracture. It generally occurs at an advanced age and women are more susceptible to it than males by about three to four folds. WHO estimates that around 1.66 million hip fractures occur each year worldwide due to osteoporosis. According to national osteoporosis foundation about 54 million Americans suffer from osteoporosis.
The disease also has a genetic bias in that it Caucasians are more affected than Asians. The disease prevalence is lowest in African population.
The market driving factors were identified to be rise in the geriatric population, increased screening, drug induced osteoporosis, alcoholism and smoking, increased awareness and focus towards female health, rising prevalence of diseases, conditions and medical procedures that may cause bone loss such as cancer, autoimmune disorders, thalassemia, hormonal disorders, modern lifestyle etc.
The market restraints are loss of patents of block busters, greater penetration of generics and fragmentation of market, poor efficacy and side effects of present therapies, non-life threatening nature and poor symptoms of osteoporosis etc.
Taking all the factors into consideration, we expect the global osteoporosis market which totaled ~ $10,855 million to reach 14,300 million by 2022, growing with a CAGR of 4.7%.
Key Players for Global Osteoporosis Drugs Market:
Some of the key players in this market are: Eli Lilly and Company, Merck & Co., Novartis International AG, Amgen Inc., F. Hoffmann La Roche Ltd., Pfizer Inc., Novo Nordisk, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. and others.
Global osteoporosis drugs market has been segmented on the basis of drug class which comprises bisphosphonates, calcitonin’s, selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMS), parathyroid hormone (PTH) and others. On the basis of route of administration; market is segmented into oral, injectable and others. On the basis of gender the market is segmented into male and female.