South Korea Antibiotics Market Analysis


  • Type: Common Disease Area
  • Published : June 2021
  • Region: Asia
  • Country: South Korea
  • Report ID : 4868

  • Format: PPT, PDF

South Korea Antibiotics Market: Segmented By Drug Class (Sulphonamides, Aminoglycosides, Carbapenem, Macrolides, Fluoroquinolones, Penicillin, Cephalosporin, Others), By Mechanism Of Action (Mycolic Acid Synthesis Inhibitors, RNA Synthesis Inhibitors, DNA Synthesis Inhibitors, Folic Acid Synthesis Inhibitors, Cell Wall Synthesis Inhibitors) and By End Users (Hospitals, Homecare, Speciality Clinics and Others)- Growth, Trends and Forecasts (2019 – 2028)

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Report Overview

The South Korea antibiotics market size stood at around USD 1.3 billion in 2019 and is projected to reach xx billion by 2028, exhibiting a CAGR of around xx% during the forecast period.

Antibiotics are also known as an antibacterial agent that has the ability to destroy or slow down the growth of bacteria and are widely used for the treatment and prevention of diseases caused by bacteria such as, Staphylococci, Streptococci, or E. coli. Antibiotics either kill the bacteria (bactericidal) or restrict it from reproducing and growing (bacteriostatic). Some of the common infections treated with antibiotics are conjunctivitis, skin or soft tissue infection, upper respiratory tract infection, urinary tract infection, bronchitis, streptococcal pharyngitis, and others.

Market Drivers

With the urbanization and destruction of natural habitats, climate change, and changing ecosystems, there is an emergence of infectious diseases. Mounting number of patients suffering from infectious diseases and diagnostic device developments drive the market.

Clinical trials are being conducted by many pharmaceuticals companies will also boost up the antibiotics market growth. In addition, advances in antibiotic drugs and new combination therapies to treat antibiotic-resistance can advance the treatment landscape and be a factor that propels the market growth.

Development of antibiotic resistance and increase in cost of drug approval restrain the market. Technologies require for antibody production is another substantial burden on market players.


1. South Korea Antibiotics Market Overview……………………
A. Market Size
2. Market Growth Drivers………………………………………………………………….
A. Increase in Incidence of Infectious Diseases
B. Advances in Antibiotic Drugs
3. Spectrum of Activity ………………………………..
A. Broad -Spectrum Antibiotics
B. Narrow -Spectrum Antibiotics
4. Antibiotics Market Segmentation………………………………………….
A. Drug Class
I. Sulphonamides
II. Aminoglycosides
III. Carbapenem
IV. Macrolides
V. Fluoroquinolones
VI. Penicillin
VII. Cephalosporin
VIII. Others
B. Mechanism Of Action
I. Mycolic Acid Synthesis Inhibitors
II. RNA Synthesis Inhibitors
III. DNA Synthesis Inhibitors
IV. Folic Acid Synthesis Inhibitors
V. Cell Wall Synthesis Inhibitors
C. End Users
I. Hospitals
II. Homecare
III. Speciality Clinics
IV. Others
5. Antibiotics Products Market Share…………………………………………….
A. Market Analysis, Insights and Forecast – By Revenue
6. Competitive Landscape…………………………………………………………………
A. Major Players
B. Products in Pipeline
7. Key Company Profiles………………………………………………………………….
A. Chong Kun Dang Pharmaceuticals Company Overview, Product & Services, Strategies & Financials
B. Takeda Pharmaceuticals Korea Company Overview, Product & Services, Strategies & Financials
C. Daewoong Pharmaceuticals Company Overview, 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 Antibiotics Market
B. Future Opportunities
10. Conclusion



Market Segmentation

By Drug Class:

On the basis of drug class antibiotics market is segmented into sulphonamides, aminoglycosides, carbapenem, macrolides, fluoroquinolones, penicillin, cephalosporin, and others.

By Mechanism of Action:

According to mechanism of action market is segmented into mycolic acid synthesis inhibitors, RNA synthesis inhibitors, DNA synthesis inhibitors, folic acid synthesis inhibitors and cell wall synthesis inhibitors.

Cell wall synthesis inhibitors segment held the largest share of the market in 2020. Although the DNA synthesis inhibitors segment is expected to register the greatest market share during the forecast period.

By End Users:

As per end users market is segmented into hospitals, homecare, speciality clinics and others. 

Top Players

Key players in market are Aju Pharm, Boryung Pharmaceuticals, Chong Kun Dang Pharmaceuticals, Celltrion pharmaceuticals, Daewoong Pharmaceuticals, DongWha Pharm, Daiichi Sankyo Korea, Dong-A ST, GC Pharma, Hanall Biopharma, Ilsung Pharmaceuticals, Ildong Pharmaceuticals, KMS Pharm, Kukje Pharm, Takeda Pharmaceuticals Korea.


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  9. Reimbursement scenario
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