The topical antibiotics market size surpassed at US$ 5.7 Bn in 2019 and projected to reach US$ 8 billion by 2027.
High demand for topical antibiotics for the treatment of dermatological conditions is projected to be a major driver for the global topical antibiotics market during the forecast period
Topical antibiotics are preparations manufactured in cream or ointment form that can be applied directly over the skin. Topical antibiotics are used for indications such as acne vulgaris, fungal skin infections, viral skin infections, and second line option for localized impetigo. Several topical antibiotics are available as over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription products.
The global topical antibiotics market is expected to grow at a sluggish CAGR of 3% during the forecast period. The market growth can be primarily attributed to a host of factors, including growing focus on improving the efficacy of topical antibiotics, growing investments toward research & development activities, entry of new and emerging topic antibiotics agents, and the considerable surge in the number of skin infections around the world. Market players should focus on addressing challenges put forward by topical antibiotics such as increasing bacterial resistance, catastrophic ecological impact, etc. While North America and Europe are likely to remain at the forefront in terms of market share and value, the Asia Pacific region is projected to provide a safe haven for growth to the market players in the upcoming years.
High Prevalence and Increase in Incidence Rate of Dermatological & Ophthalmic Disorders to Drive Global Market
Dermatological and ophthalmic disorders differ across the globe based on geographic location, climatic conditions, socioeconomic status, lifestyles, age, gender, heredity, and personal habits. High prevalence and substantial increase in incidence rate of various dermatological and ophthalmic infectious disorders across the globe are key factors driving the global topical antibiotics market. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), over 900 million people were affected with skin disease in 2017 and around 80% of the skin disorders account for five common skin disorders. Acne is one of the most prevalent skin disorders, affecting around 9.4% of the global population. It is the eighth most prevalent disease across the world.
According to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), acne is the most common skin disease in the U.S. that affects around 50 million people every year. Moreover, around 85% of youngsters between the ages 12 and 24 experience at least minor acne. Rosacea affects around 16 million people in the U.S. each year. Over 3 million cases of impetigo are reported in the country every year. Moreover, rhe prevalence rate of acne in Europe is around 57.8% and conjunctivitis affects about 6 million people in the U.S. every year. Hence, increase in incidence rate of dermatological and ophthalmic disorders across the globe and rise in awareness about various skin diseases are projected to drive the topical antibiotics market during the forecast period.
Tetracycline to Lead Global Market
In terms of drug class, the global topical antibiotics market has been classified into tetracycline, aminoglycosides, erythromycin, clindamycin, and others. The tetracycline segment dominated the global topical antibiotics market during the forecast period. The growth of the segment can be attributed to a large number of existing and pipeline drugs in this class, which are likely to be introduced by the end of 2022. Significant usage in treating bacterial infections is a key factor driving the tetracycline segment.
Gels to Offer Lucrative Opportunities
Based on dosage form, the global topical antibiotics market has been categorized into ointments, creams, powder, gels, and others. The gels segment is likely to dominate the global topical antibiotics market during the forecast period. The dominance of the segment can be attributed to properties of gels such as easy to apply, transparent, and protective barrier on sensitive skin.
Skin Infection to Propel Demand for Topical Antibiotics
In terms of indication, the global topical antibiotics market has been divided into skin infection, eye infection, bromhidrosis, and others. The skin infection segment dominated the global topical antibiotics market in 2019. An infection of the skin can be caused by bacteria, fungus, viruses, or parasites. When this happens, it can cause pain, swelling, other types of discomfort, and skin color changes. A skin infection could be mild or serious. The four types of skin infection are bacterial, viral, fungal, and parasitic.
OTC Drugs to Witness High Demand
Based on product type, the global topical antibiotics market has been bifurcated into prescription and OTC. The OTC segment dominated the global topical antibiotics market in 2019. Topical antibacterial drugs are one of the over-the counter (OTC) medications that are also known as self-medication products. Common topical antibiotics available OTC are bacitracin, neomycin, fusidic acid, clindamycin, mupirocin, gentamicin, erythromycin, polymyxin B, and chloramphenicol. These topical antibiotics are available as sole agent as well as in combination with other topical antibiotics or with topical corticosteroids. Hence, easy availability of topical antibiotics as OTC medicines is expected to boost the growth of the segment.
Retail Pharmacies to be Major Distribution Channel
Based on distribution channel, the global topical antibiotics market has been categorized into hospital pharmacies, retail pharmacies, and others. High rate of establishment of retail pharmacies drives the segment. Increase in approval for sale of topical antibiotics in retail pharmacies and availability of topical antibiotics market, as OTC products are expected to drive sales. These factors are likely to augment the retail pharmacies segment during the forecast period.
In terms of region, the global topical antibiotics market has been segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa. North America dominated the global topical antibiotics market in 2019, followed by Europe. The U.S. accounted for the largest share of the market in North America in 2019. Increase in customer awareness about health and well-being coupled with rise in healthcare costs drives the demand for topical antibiotics in the region. Moreover, surge in incidence of injuries and trauma, and follicular keratinization caused by large deposits of fatty acids contribute to increase in incidence of acne in the U.S. This can be attributed to sedentary lifestyle and increased propensity to consume fatty food items among people in the country.
High prevalence of bacterial infections and rise in the per capita healthcare expenditure in North America are expected to propel the market in the region during the forecast period.
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The Topical antibiotics market research report covers definition, classification, product classification, product application, development trend, product technology, competitive landscape, industrial chain structure, industry overview, national policy and planning analysis of the industry, the latest dynamic analysis, etc., and also includes major. The study includes drivers and restraints of the global market. It covers the impact of these drivers and restraints on the demand during the forecast period. The report also highlights opportunities in the market at the global level.
The report provides size (in terms of volume and value) of Topical antibiotics market for the base year 2019 and the forecast between 2020 and 2027. Market numbers have been estimated based on form and application. Market size and forecast for each application segment have been provided for the global and regional market.
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In terms of production side, this report researches the Topical antibiotics capacity, production, value, ex-factory price, growth rate, market share for major manufacturers, regions (or countries) and type.
In terms of consumption side, this report focuses on the consumption of Topical antibiotics by regions (countries) and application.
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Topical antibiotics market competitive landscape provides details by competitor. Details included are company overview, company financials, revenue generated, market potential, investment in research and development, new market initiatives, global presence, production sites and facilities, production capacities, company strengths and weaknesses, product launch, product width and breadth, application dominance. The above data points provided are only related to the companies’ focus related to Topical antibiotics market.
Prominent players in the market are predicted to face tough competition from the new entrants. However, some of the key players are targeting to acquire the startup companies in order to maintain their dominance in the global market. For a detailed analysis of key companies, their strengths, weaknesses, threats, and opportunities are measured in the report by using industry-standard tools such as the SWOT analysis. Regional coverage of key companies is covered in the report to measure their dominance. Key manufacturers of Topical antibiotics market are focusing on introducing new products to meet the needs of the patrons. The feasibility of new products is also measured by using industry-standard tools.
Key companies are increasing their investments in research and development activities for the discovery of new products. There has also been a rise in the government funding for the introduction of new Topical antibiotics market. These factors have benefited the growth of the global market for Topical antibiotics. Going forward, key companies are predicted to benefit from the new product launches and the adoption of technological advancements. Technical advancements have benefited many industries and the global industry is not an exception.
New product launches and the expansion of already existing business are predicted to benefit the key players in maintaining their dominance in the global market for Topical antibiotics. The global market is segmented on the basis of region, application, en-users and product type. Based on region, the market is divided into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Middle East and Africa (MEA).
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