Local Anesthesia Drugs Market Size
|Study Period||2018 - 2028|
|Market Size (2023)||USD 4.92 Billion|
|Market Size (2028)||USD 5.81 Billion|
|CAGR (2023 - 2028)||3.40 %|
|Fastest Growing Market||Asia-Pacific|
|Largest Market||North America|
*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order
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Local Anesthesia Drugs Market Analysis
The Global Local Anesthesia Drugs Market size is expected to grow from USD 4.92 billion in 2023 to USD 5.81 billion by 2028, at a CAGR of 3.40% during the forecast period (2023-2028).
The use of local anesthesia in treating patients infected with COVID-19 is in high demand due to its benefits and minimal risk of viral transmission. Additionally, as per an article published in October 2020, titled "Topical Lignocaine Anesthesia for Oropharyngeal Sampling for COVID-19," topical oropharyngeal lignocaine applications significantly increased comfort levels for the patient during oropharyngeal sampling for COVID-19 and did not affect the detection of SARS-CoV-2 in the upper airway. Thus, the study suggested that topical oropharyngeal lignocaine should be considered as a measure to reduce the viral inoculum sampling of a person suspected of being infected by COVID-19. Such studies are likely to boost the administration and use of local anesthesia drugs in treating COVID-19 patients globally.
Further, the growth of the local anesthesia drugs market is driven by various factors such as the rising number of surgeries, new approval of anesthetic drugs, and the growing use of local anesthetics in post-operative pain. The increasing number of surgeries was a major factor driving the market growth over the study period. For instance, as per the Plastic Surgery Statistics Report by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, in 2020, the total number of cosmetic procedures performed were 2,314,720, including 211,067 procedures of liposuction in the US. As local anesthesia is widely used in such procedures, the growth in the number of such surgeries performed will propel the demand for anesthesia drugs. Furthermore, the development and approvals of novel local anesthesia drugs are proving to be a new revenue-generating resource for market players. For instance, in February 2021, PainPass launched the first Cannabidiol (CBD)/lidocaine product line targeting those with chronic pain and for numbing muscles externally.
However, the side effects of these drugs and strict regulatory framework are expected to restrain the market studied.
Local Anesthesia Drugs Market Trends
This section covers the major market trends shaping the Local Anesthesia Drugs Market according to our research experts:
Bupivacaine Expected to Register Significant Growth over the Forecast Period
By drug type, bipuvicane is expected to witness significant growth over the forecast period. Bupivacaine is a prescription medication used as a local anesthetic to block the nerve impulses that send pain signals to the brain. This injection is used as an anesthetic for local and regional anesthesia for several procedures, such as surgery and diagnostic, therapeutic, and obstetrical procedures. Thus, the growing number of surgeries globally will fuel the demand for bipuvicane in the near future.
Furthermore, several market players are engaged in implementing strategic initiatives, thereby contributing to market growth. For instance, in March 2021, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a supplemental new drug application (sNDA) submitted by Pacira BioSciences Inc. for the expanded use of its Exparel (Bupivacaine Liposome Injectable Suspension) in pediatric patients. Hence, the increasing number of surgeries and product developments is augmenting the demand for bipuvicane, and it is expected to propel the segment's growth over the forecast period.
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North America Dominates the Market and Expected to Continue Dominance over the Forecast Period
Within North America, the US holds the major share of the market. This can be attributed to the increasing number of surgeries, the rising aging population suffering from chronic conditions, the growing use of local anesthetics in post-operative pain, and advancements in anesthesia administration. For instance, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), in 2020, about 768,000 total cosmetic procedures were performed in people aged 10-29 years, and 6.1 million total cosmetic procedures were performed among the age group of 40-54-year-olds. These statistics indicate that surgical procedures are constantly increasing in the region, ultimately driving the demand for anesthesia drugs.
Moreover, several market players are also engaged in implementing strategic initiatives, which are contributing to market growth. For instance, in December 2021, Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC (Hikma) launched Bupivacaine HCl Injection USP through its US affiliate Hikma Pharmaceuticals USA Inc. The company launched 0.25%, 0.5%, and 0.75% in 10 milliliter and 30 milliliter doses.
Such developments coupled with growth in the number of surgeries using anesthesia drugs are anticipated to bolster market growth in the region.
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Local Anesthesia Drugs Industry Overview
The local anesthesia drugs market is competitive with several global players operating in the market. Companies are focusing on major collaborations, mergers, and acquisitions in order to enhance their market share. The major market players are Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA, Septodont, Pfizer Inc., Baxter International Inc., and Pacira Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Local Anesthesia Drugs Market Leaders
Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA
Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Baxter International Inc.
*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order
Local Anesthesia Drugs Market News
In January 2022, Laboratoires Théa SAS (Théa), Europe's leading independent pharmaceutical company specializing in the research, development, and commercialization of eye-care products, entered an agreement to purchase seven branded ophthalmic products from Akorn Operating Company LLC. The strategic move will enable Théa to add Akorn branded products to its portfolio, including Akten (lidocaine HCl ophthalmic gel), a local anesthetic indicated for ocular surface anesthesia during ophthalmologic procedures.
In March 2021, Luye Pharma Group received approval for clinical trials by the Centre for Drug Evaluation of China's National Medical Products Administration for its LY09606, the first Ropivacaine multivesicular liposome formulation local anesthetic to be used as a postoperative analgesic.
Local Anesthesia Drugs Market Report - Table of Contents
1.1 Study Assumptions and Market Definiton
1.2 Scope of the Study
2. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
3. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
4. MARKET DYNAMICS
4.1 Market Overview
4.2 Market Drivers
4.2.1 Rising Number of Surgeries
4.2.2 New Approval of Anesthetic Drugs
4.2.3 Growing Use of Local Anesthetic for Post-operative Pain
4.3 Market Restraints
4.3.1 Side Effects of Anesthetic Drugs
4.3.2 Regulatory Framework
4.4 Porter's Five Forces Analysis
4.4.1 Threat of New Entrants
4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers
4.4.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products
4.4.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry
5. MARKET SEGMENTATION (Market Size By Value - USD Million)
5.1 By Drug Type
5.1.7 Other Drug Types
5.2 By Mode of Administration
5.2.2 Surface Anesthetic
5.3.1 North America
184.108.40.206 Rest of Europe
220.127.116.11 South Korea
18.104.22.168 Rest of Asia-Pacific
5.3.4 Middle-East and Africa
22.214.171.124 South Africa
126.96.36.199 Rest of Middle-East and Africa
5.3.5 South America
188.8.131.52 Rest of South America
6. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
6.1 Company Profiles
6.1.1 Baxter International Inc.
6.1.2 Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA
6.1.3 Glenmark Pharmaceutical Inc.
6.1.4 Mylan NV
6.1.5 Pacira Pharmaceuticals Inc.
6.1.6 Pfizer Inc.
6.1.8 Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
6.1.9 Aspen Pharmacare
6.1.10 Nuventra Pharma Sciences
6.1.11 Endo Pharmaceuticals
- *List Not Exhaustive
7. MARKET OPPORTUNITIES AND FUTURE TRENDS
Local Anesthesia Drugs Market Research FAQs
How big is the Global Local Anesthesia Drugs Market?
The Global Local Anesthesia Drugs Market size is expected to reach USD 4,916.81 million in 2023 and grow at a CAGR of 3.40% to reach USD 5,811.48 million by 2028.
What is the current Global Local Anesthesia Drugs Market size?
In 2023, the Global Local Anesthesia Drugs Market size is expected to reach USD 4,916.81 million.
Who are the key players in Global Local Anesthesia Drugs Market?
Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA, Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Pfizer Inc., Septodont and Baxter International Inc. are the major companies operating in the Global Local Anesthesia Drugs Market.
Which is the fastest growing region in Global Local Anesthesia Drugs Market?
Asia-Pacific is estimated to grow at the highest CAGR over the forecast period (2023-2028).
Which region has the biggest share in Global Local Anesthesia Drugs Market?
In 2023, the North America accounts for the largest market share in the Global Local Anesthesia Drugs Market.
Global Local Anesthesia Drugs Industry Report
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