South Korea Cardiovascular Drugs Market Analysis


  • Type: Therapeutics Area
  • Published : June 2021
  • Region: Asia
  • Country: South Korea
  • Report ID : 4855

  • Format: PPT, PDF

South Korea Cardiovascular Drugs Market: Segmented By Drug Type (Antihypertensive, Antihyperlipidemic, Anticoagulants, Antiarrhythmic, Others), By Disease Indicators (Hypertension, Hyperlipidaemia, Coronary Artery Disease, Arrhythmia, Others), and  By Distribution Channel (Hospital Pharmacies, Retail Pharmacies, Online, Others) – Growth, Trends, and Forecasts (2019 – 2028)

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Report Overview

The South Korean cardiovascular drugs market size stood at around USD 3 billion in 2019 and is projected to reach USD xx billion by 2028, exhibiting a CAGR of xx% during the forecast period.

In the past decade cardiovascular diseases have shown a continuous increase in Korea and has become the second most common cause of mortality. This increase in the number of cases is the primary source of contribution to market growth. The prevalence of detrimental lifestyles among people like change in food habits, sedentary lifestyle, drinking and smoking has upsurge the risk of cardiovascular diseases. Heavy consumption of alcohol is linked to increased cardiovascular mortality. Sedentary lifestyles are associated with metabolic dysfunctions, such as elevated plasma triglycerides and high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol and reduced insulin sensitivity.

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Market Drivers

Korea which is currently an aged society is on the verge of becoming a superaged society in a few years. With increasing age, the burden of cardiovascular diseases increases.

Also, the increasing prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors, such as obesity, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, and dyslipidaemia, may be linked to increased population-level cardiovascular risk. In 2018, the prevalence of obesity in Korea was 35.7% according to the Obesity Fact Sheet 2019, based on National Health Insurance Corporation medical check-up data. According to the Korean Hypertension Fact Sheet produced by the Korean Society of Hypertension the prevalence of hypertension in the total population of Korea in 2018 was 28.3%. While the prevalence of dyslipidaemia in 2018 was 40.5% according to the Dyslipidaemia Fact Sheet published by the Korean Society of Lipid and Atherosclerosis.

Deskbound lifestyle, surplus consumption of alcohol, stress, harmful eating habits, smoking are all factors liable for the rise within the number of cardiovascular disorders among young people.



1. South Korea Cardiovascular Drugs Market Overview…………
A. Market Size
2. Market Growth Drivers…………………………………………………
A. Increase in the Elderly Population
B. Associated Risk Factors- Diabetes, Obesity, Hypertension, Dyslipidaemia
C. Modern Lifestyle Changes
3. Major Types of Therapies
A. Monotherapies
B. Combination Drug Classes
4. Cardiovascular Drugs Market Segmentation……………
A. Drug Class
I. Antihypertensive
II. Antihyperlipidemic
III. Anticoagulants
IV. Antiarrhythmic
V. Others
B. Disease Indicators
I. Hypertension
II. Hyperlipidaemia
III. Coronary Artery Disease
IV. Arrhythmia
V. Others
C. Distribution Channels
I. Hospital Pharmacies
II. Retail Pharmacies
III. Online
IV. Others

5. Cardiovascular Drugs Major 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. Hanmi Pharm company overview, Product & Services, Strategies & Financials
C. Boryung Pharmaceutical 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 Cardiovascular Drugs Market
B. Future Opportunities
10. Conclusion

Market Segmentation

By Drug class:

On the basis of drug class, the cardiovascular drugs market can be segmented into Anti-hypertensive, Antihyperlipidemic.  Anti-coagulants, Anti-arrhythmic and others.

Anticoagulant drugs are expected to witness the largest market share in the forecast period. This dominance is due to the increased use of these drugs in various cardiac indications because of their ability to reduce the high risk of stroke and blood clots in people with DVT and pulmonary embolism.

By Disease Indicator:

Cardiovascular drugs refer to agents used for the treatment of diseases related to the cardiovascular system, which include hypertension, hyperlipidaemia, coronary artery disease, arrhythmia and others.

By Channel of Distribution:

Major channels of distribution for this market are Hospital, Retail Pharmacies and Emerging Online Platforms.


Top Players

Many players in the market are focusing on research and development of cardiovascular drugs exclusively as a result of increased growth opportunities. The overall cardiovascular diagnostics and therapeutics industry is expected to witness tremendous growth. Some of the companies which are currently dominating the market are Chong Kun Dang Pharmaceuticals, Hanmi Pharm company, Boryung Pharmaceutical, Astellas Pharma, Daewon Pharma, Daiichi Sankyo Korea.



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