Kenya Pain Management Market Analysis


  • Type: Therapeutics Area
  • Published : June 2021
  • Region: Africa
  • Country: Kenya
  • Report ID : 4826

  • Format: PPT, PDF

Kenya Pain Management Drugs Market: Segmented by Indication (Arthritic Pain, Neuropathic Pain, Cancer Pain, Post-Operative Pain, Migraine, Bone Fracture, Muscle Sprain/Strain, Acute Appendicitis, Dental Pain and Other Indications), Drug Class (Analgesics, Opioids, Non-Narcotics, NSAIDs, Anaesthetics, Anti-Migraine Drugs, Corticosteroids and Other Drug Classes), Mode of Prescription (Prescription-Based Drugs, OTC Drugs), Distribution Channels (Hospital Pharmacies, Retail Pharmacies, Online and Others) – Growth, Trends, and Forecasts (2019 – 2028)


Report Overview

The Kenya Pain Management drugs market size stood at around USD xx billion in 2019 and is projected to reach USD xx billion by 2028, exhibiting a CAGR of xx% during the forecast period.

Pain is an uncomfortable sensory stimulation to the nervous system. It can be described as throbbing, pinching, stinging or burning. Pain can be acute or chronic. Acute pain is sudden onset that can last up to days and Chronic pain is persistent pain that can last up to months or years. On the basis of origin of the pain, it can be nociceptive pain (result of tissue damage/injury), inflammatory pain (inflammation caused by response of immune system) and neuropathic pain (caused dur to nerve irritation). Pain Management is an important in post-operative cases. The Most common surgical procedures performed in Kenya are caesarean section, tubal ligation, explorative laparotomy, eye/lens removal and hernia repair. Opioids like Morphine is commonly prescribed to treat pain in patients suffering from terminal stage cancers.

Market Drivers

The market is majorly driven by the surge in chronic diseases like osteoarthritis, cancers and diabetic neuropathy. The five most common cancers in Kenya are Breast, Cervical, Prostate, Oesophagus and Colorectal Cancer. Mastectomy (surgical removal of breast tissues) is a treatment option in breast cancer to prevent metastasis of the cancer. Osteoarthritis is the most common rheumatologic condition and requires pain killers as a part of the treatment.

Presence of strong pipeline products in the market drives the pain management drugs market growth.

Moreover, increase in research and development investments and rise in outsourcing of pharmaceuticals are expected to fuel the market growth.

Rise in number of drug abuse cases and addictive nature of opioids has decreased use of prescriptions for opioids in the region, leading to decline in opioid consumption for pain management.

1. Kenya Pain Management Drugs Market Overview………………………………….
A. Market Size
2. Market Growth Drivers…………………………………………………………
A. Surge in Chronic Diseases Like Osteoarthritis, Diabetic Neuropathy and Cancers
B. Increase in the Investments by Pharmaceutical Companies
C. Presence of Strong Pipeline Products in the Market
3. Major Conditions Causing Pain…………………………………………………
A. Arthritic Diseases
B. Diabetic Neuropathy
C. Cancers
D. Bone Fractures
E. Chronic Back Pain
F. Muscle Sprain/Strain
G. Migraine
H. Dental Problems
I. Post-Operative Conditions
4. Pain Management Drugs Market Segmentation……………………………………
A. Drug Class
I. Analgesics
II. Opioids
III. Non-Narcotics
V. Corticosteroids
VI. Anaesthetics
VII. Antidepressants
VIII. Anticonvulsant
IX. Anti-Migraine Drugs
X. Others
B. Mode of Prescription
I. Prescription-Based Drugs
II. OTC Drugs
C. Distribution Channels
I. Hospital Pharmacies
II. Retail Pharmacies
III. Online
IV. Others
5. Pain Management Major Products Market Share……………………………
A. Key Findings
B. Market Analysis, Insights and Forecast – By Drug Type
6. Competitive Landscape……………………………………………………………
A. Major Players
B. Products in Pipeline
7. Key Company Profiles…………………………………………………………………
A. Abbott Laboratories Company overview, Product & Services, Strategies & Financials
B. Pfizer, Inc. Company overview, Product & Services, Strategies & Financials
C. GlaxoSmithKline Company, Product & Services, Strategies & Financials
8. Healthcare Policies and Regulatory Landscape………………………………….
A. Policy changes and Reimbursement scenario
9. Factors Driving Future Growth……………………………………………………
A. New Trends and Development of Pain Management drug market
B. Future Opportunities
10. Conclusion

Market Segmentation

By Indication:

On the basis of indication, the Pain Management drugs market can be segmented into Arthritic pain, Chronic back pain, Cancer pain, Neuropathic pain, Bone Fractures, Muscle Strains/Sprains, Migraine, Fibromyalgia, Post-Operative Pain, Acute Appendicitis, Dental pain and Others.

Cancer pain, chronic back pain and arthritic segments are expected to grow at the highest rate throughout the forecast period, owing to rise in prevalence of chronic diseases.

By Drug Class:

On the basis of drug class, the Kenya Pain Management drugs market can be segmented into Analgesics, Anaesthetics, Opioids, Non-Narcotics, NSAIDs, corticosteroids, Antidepressants, Anticonvulsant, Anti-Migraine Drugs and other drug classes.

Opioids Segment was the largest contributor in the market as it is widely prescribed for cancer pain. NSAIDs segment is anticipated to possess highest growth rate during the forecast period.

By Mode of Prescription:

On the basis of mode of prescription, the market can be segmented into Prescription-Based drugs and Over the Counter Drugs.

Analgesics are widely available over the counter.

By Distribution Channels:

On the basis of distribution channels, the market can be segmented into hospital pharmacies, retail pharmacies, online and others.

Retail pharmacies account for the highest market share based on revenues generated.

Some of the Online Pharmacy Platforms in Kenya are MYDAWA, PharmaShop, Goodlife Pharmacy and Portal Pharmacy.

Major Players

Some of the key players operating in the market include Novartis AG, Cipla Limited, Eli Lilly & Company, Abbott Laboratories, Pfizer, Inc., Merck & Co. Inc., Johnson & Johnson, and GlaxoSmithKline Plc. The other prominent players in the value chain include Bayer AG, Bristol-Myers Squibb, and Boehringer Ingelheim.

Leading domestic players in pain management drug market include Regal pharmaceuticals, Cosmos Limited, Universal Pharmaceutical Limited and Beta Healthcare Limited.

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