The Dysmenorrhea Treatment Market is expected to register a CAGR of 8.1% during the forecast period. Dysmenorrhea also known as menstrual cramps are cramping or throbbing pains in the lower abdomen. Most of the women experience dysmenorrhea just before and during their menstrual periods. Dysmenorrhea is of two types namely primary and secondary dysmenorrhea. Primary dysmenorrhea is caused by prostaglandin-induced uterine contractions and secondary dysmenorrhea means pelvic pain caused by (secondary to) a disorder or disease.
Dysmenorrhea can create complications such as endometriosis that can cause fertility problems, increasing the risk of a fertilized egg implanting outside of uterus (ectopic pregnancy) and pelvic inflammatory disease can scar fallopian tubes.
As per study published in the International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics, dysmenorrhea affects more than 80% of women in the reproductive age and it is the most common gynecological problem worldwide.
Increasing incidence and prevalence of dysmenorrhea and growing awareness regarding dysmenorrhea among females and increasing research and development by companies for developing innovative drugs are the key driving factors in dysmenorrhea treatment market.
Key Market Trends
Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Segment is Expected to Hold a Major Market Share in the Dysmenorrhea Treatment Market
- Some of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved NSAIDs for treatment of dysmenorrhea are diclofenac, ibuprofen, ketoprofen, meclofenamate, mefenamic acid, and naproxen.
- According to the Women's Health Concern and British Menopause Society, about 80% of dysmenorrhea women experience period pain at some stage in their lifetime. Most women experience some discomfort during menstruation, especially on the first day. But in 5%-10% of women the pain is severe enough to disrupt their life.
- Moreover, the prevalence of diseases such as endometriosis which is the leading cause of secondary dysmenorrhea is also on rise globally.
- Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs segment holds a significant market share in dysmenorrhea treatment market and is anticipated to show similar trend over the forecast period due to being highly effective in relieving pain, lower cost and easy availability of products.
North America is Expected to Hold a Significant Share in the Market and Expected to do Same in the Forecast Period
North America is expected to hold a major market share in the global dysmenorrhea treatment market due increasing incidence and prevalence of dysmenorrhea and growing awareness regarding dysmenorrhea among females in this region. As per study published in the Indian Journal of Research, in United States, about 2 billion dollars or 600 million working hours are lost annually because of incapacitating dysmenorrhea. Moreover, Women who continue to attend classes or work have been shown to have lower work output or scores during their dysmenorrhea. Furthermore, increasing research and development for developing innovative drugs and presence of well-established healthcare infrastructure is also fueling the growth of the overall regional market to a large extent.
The Dysmenorrhea Treatment Market is fragmented competitive and consists of a several major players. Some of the major players include Novartis AG, Bayer AG, Abbott Laboratories, F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, Sanofi, Pfizer, Inc, GlaxoSmithKline Plc, Focus Consumer Healthcare, Johnson & Johnson and Alvogen among others.
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1.1 Study Assumptions
1.2 Scope of the Study
2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
4 MARKET DYNAMICS
4.1 Market Overview
4.2 Market Drivers
4.2.1 Increase In Number Of Women With Dysmenorrhea
4.2.2 Increasing Research and Development for Developing Innovative Drugs
4.3 Market Restraints
4.3.1 Side Effects and Complications Associated with Long Term Treatment
4.3.2 Lack of Awareness About Reproductive Health In Women
4.4 Porter's Five Force Analysis
4.4.1 Threat of New Entrants
4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers
4.4.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products
4.4.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry
5 MARKET SEGMENTATION
5.1 By Treatment Type
5.1.1 Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)
5.1.2 Hormonal Therapy
5.2 By Type
5.2.1 Primary Dysmenorrhea
5.2.2 Secondary Dysmenorrhea
5.3.1 North America
184.108.40.206 United States
220.127.116.11 United Kingdom
18.104.22.168 Rest of Europe
22.214.171.124 South Korea
126.96.36.199 Rest of Asia-Pacific
5.3.4 Middle-East and Africa
188.8.131.52 South Africa
184.108.40.206 Rest of Middle-East and Africa
5.3.5 South America
220.127.116.11 Rest of South America
6 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
6.1 Company Profiles
6.1.1 Novartis AG
6.1.2 Bayer AG
6.1.3 Abbott Laboratories
6.1.4 F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd
6.1.6 Pfizer, Inc
6.1.7 GlaxoSmithKline Plc
6.1.8 Focus Consumer Healthcare
6.1.9 Johnson & Johnson
7 MARKET OPPORTUNITIES AND FUTURE TRENDS
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