US Topical Pain Relief Market Analysis


  • Type: Common Disease Area
  • Published : March 2021
  • Region: North America
  • Country: US
  • Report ID : 222

  • Format: PPT, PDF

US Topical Pain Relief Market By Therapeutic Class, Type, Formulation, And Distribution Channel – Opportunity Analysis And Industry Forecast Till 2028


Market Overview

The US topical pain relief market was valued at $2,612 million in 2019, and is projected to reach $xx million by 2028 at a CAGR of xx% from 2019 to 2028

Topical pain relief medications are applied directly to the epidermal layer of the skin at the area of inflammation or pain. Topical pain relief products are designed to relieve pain and utilize skin as the vehicle for drug administration and exert major action at the targeted site & in the central nervous system. These formulations are analgesic or anesthetic agents which are applied on or around the painful site. The aim is to offer a slow and gradual release of pain relief medication into the bloodstream by keeping the blood levels relatively constant for a certain period of time

Market Growth Drivers

The growth of the U.S. topical pain relief market is majorly driven by increase in prevalence of arthritis and other bone-related conditions, diabetic neuropathy, leading to pain. Other factors that boost the U.S. topical pain relief market growth include rise in adoption of topical pain relief products as they cause lesser side effects as compared to oral pain relief, upsurge in geriatric population across the U.S., and increase in demand for topical pain relief by sports players. However, factors such as topical pain relief medications can cause irritated skin and they have a strong odor or unpleasant smell that hamper the market growth. Conversely, the development of online platform for the topical therapeutics is expected to provide lucrative growth opportunities for the market

1. US Topical Pain Relief Market Overview………….
A. Market Size
2. Market Growth Drivers……………….…………………………………..……………….
A. Increase in prevalence of arthritis
B. Growing in Geriatric Population
C. Lesser side effects caused by topical pain relief products as compared to oral medicines
3. US Topical Pain Relief Market Segmentation………………
A. By Therapeutic Class
I. Non-Opioids
II. Opioids
B. By Formulation
I. Cream
II. Gel
III. Spray
IV. Patch
V. Others
C. By Type
I. Prescription Pain Relief
II. Over-The-Counter Pain Relief
D. By Distribution Channel
I. Pharmacies & Drug Stores
II. E-Commerce
III. Retail & Grocery Stores
4. Topical Pain Relief Major Market Share……………….………………
A. Market Analysis, Insights and Forecast by Revenue
5. Competitive Landscape………………………………………………………….………..
A. Major Players
B. Mergers and Acquisitions
6. Key Company Profiles…………………………………………………………………….
A. Advacare Pharma Company overview, Product & Services, Strategies & Financials
B. GlaxoSmithKline Solutions Company overview, Product & Services, Strategies & Financials
C. Johnson & Johnson Company overview, Product & Services, Strategies & Financials
7. Healthcare Policies and Regulatory Landscape….…………………………………..
A. Government Policies and Regulatory Framework
8. Market Growth Opportunities…………………………………………………………….
A. Key Opportunities
B. Future Trends
9. Factors Driving Market Growth………………………………………………………….
A. Key Industry Developments
10. Conclusion

Market Segmentation

By Therapeutic Class:

On the basis of therapeutic class, the market is bifurcated into non-opioids and opioids. The non-opioids segment is further divided into nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS), methyl salicylate, capsaicin, lidocaine, and other non-opioids. The opioids segment is further bifurcated into buprenorphine and fentanyl

Non-opioids segment is the major revenue contributor, and is projected to grow significantly during the forecast period due to its preferable use over the opioid drugs for treatment of mild to moderate pain. Due to less side effects as compared to opioids and no substance abuse, non-opioids are the preferred choice for the treatment of pain. However, due to restricted analgesic effects of the non-opioid drugs, their use is limited for the treatment of severe pain

By Formulation:

On the basis of formulation, the market is classified into cream, gel, spray, patch, and others

By Type:

On the basis of type, the market is segmented into prescription pain relief and over-the-counter (OTC) relief. The prescription pain relief segment is projected as one of the most lucrative segment

By Distribution Channel:

According to distribution channel, the market is classified into pharmacies & drug stores, e-commerce, and retail & grocery stores. The e-commerce segment is anticipated to depict significant growth during the forecast period due to rise in preference for online purchase of drugs over the traditional methods, increase in awareness of online pharmacy, and rise in number of internet users

Top Major Players

The key players profiled in this report include Advacare Pharma, Glaxosmithkline Plc (GSK), Johnson & Johnson, Nestlé S.A., Novartis AG, Pfizer Inc., Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc., Sanofi, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., and Topical Biomedics, Inc

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