South Korea Sodium Glucose Co-Transporter 2 (SGLT2) Inhibitor Market Analysis


  • Type: Common Disease Area
  • Published : June 2021
  • Region: Asia
  • Country: South Korea
  • Report ID : 4923

  • Format: PPT, PDF

South Korea Sodium Glucose Co-Transporter 2 (SGLT 2) Inhibitor Market: Segmented By Drug Class (Canagliflozin, Empagliflozin, Dapagliflozin, Ipragliflozin and Others) – Growth, Trends and Forecasts (2019 – 2028)

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Report Overview

The South Korea sodium glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT 2) inhibitor market size stood at around USD 90.18 million in 2019 and is projected to reach xx million by 2028, exhibiting a CAGR of around xx% during the forecast period.

SGLT2 inhibitors are a class of medications used to treat type 2 diabetes. They are also called sodium-glucose transport protein 2 inhibitors or gliflozins. SGLT2 inhibitors prevent the reabsorption of glucose from blood that is filtered through kidneys, therefore facilitating glucose excretion in the urine. This helps reduce blood sugar levels. In 2019, the domestic SGLT-2 inhibitor market has grown by about 40%. SGLT-2 inhibitors are expanding their indications in the area of ​​heart failure treatment, and growth is expected to continue due to the high possibility of expanding benefits with DPP-4 inhibitors in the domestic diabetes treatment area.

Market Drivers

The size of the SGLT-2 inhibitor market is growing because of its multi-faceted benefits. It is used not only for heart and kidney effects, but also for weight loss, leading domestic and international guidelines recommend SGLT-2 inhibitors over other oral diabetes treatments, and heart failure confirmed through cardiovascular studies.

The SGLT2 market has a high potential for growth, due to the increasing number of diabetic patients and their need for drugs that help reduce high blood glucose levels, despite being on a medication regimen, such as metformin and insulin. SGLT2 serves this specific purpose.


1. South Korea Sodium Glucose Co-Transporter 2 (SGLT 2) Inhibitor Market Overview……
A. Market Size
2. Market Growth Drivers…………………………………………………………….
A. Increase in Prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes
B. Multifaceted Use of SGLT-2 Inhibitor
3. Epidemiology of Type 2 Diabetes………………………………..
A. Prevalence
B. Incidence
4. Sodium Glucose Co-Transporter 2 (SGLT 2) Inhibitor Market Segmentation……………
A. Drug Class
I. Canagliflozin
II. Empagliflozin
III. Dapagliflozin
IV. Ipragliflozin
V. Others
5. Sodium Glucose Co-Transporter 2 (SGLT 2) Inhibitor 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. AstraZeneca Company Overview, Product & Services, Strategies & Financials
B. Boehringer Ingelheim 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 Sodium Glucose Co-Transporter-2(SGLT 2) Inhibitor Market
B. Future Opportunities
10. Conclusion

Market Segmentation

By Drug Class:

On the basis of drug class, the market is segmented into canagliflozin, empagliflozin, dapagliflozin, ipragliflozin and others. AstraZeneca’s Forxiga (dapagliflozin) maintained the first position with sales of USD 28.08 million and the growth rate of 13.3% in 2019. On the other hand, Boehringer Ingelheim’s Jardiance (empagliflozin) showed a growth rate of 37.3% and recorded a prescription record of USD 26.09 million.


Top Players

Competition among pharmaceutical companies to secure the diabetes treatment market is very fierce. The development of diabetes treatment drugs by domestic pharmaceutical companies is focused SGLT-2 inhibitor series. Some of the major players in the market are Daewoong Pharmaceuticals, AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, LG Chem, Dong A-ST, Daewon Pharmaceuticals, Aju Pharm, Astella Pharma and others.

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