"Global Acne Drugs Market 2016-2020" Published

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Published: Wed Dec 16 2015

Global Acne Drugs Market 2016-2020

Covering: This market research report presents a detailed segmentation of the global acne drugs market by drug class (antibiotics, anti-inflammatory drugs, antimicrobial, combination medications, hormonal agents, oral retinoid, and topical retinoid), by route of administration (topical, and oral), and by type (prescription and OTC). It outlines the market shares for key regions such as the Americas, APAC, and EMEA. The key vendors analyzed in this report are Allergan, Galderma, Stiefel, and Valeant.

Market outlook of acne drugs

Technavios market research analyst predicts the global acne drugs market to grow steadily at a CAGR of approximately 3% during the forecast period. The occurrence of acne due to lifestyle changes is the primary driver for the market. Sedentary lifestyle and unhealthy food habits lead to hormonal problems, which trigger the development of acne. Lack of sleep, emotional and work-related stress, smoking, drug abuse, and alcohol consumption are major triggers for the occurrence of acne among teenagers and adults.

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The rise in disposable income has encouraged consumers, especially the middle-class income group, to spend more on personal care products. The rising awareness of acne and the current and upcoming treatments is expected to drive the acne drugs market through the forecast period. Women particularly, play a crucial role in this market as the demand generated by them influences the market growth considerably.

Segmentation by drug class and analysis of the acne drugs market


Anti-inflammatory drugs


Combination medications

Hormonal agents

Oral retinoid

Topical retinoid

Acne medication depends on the skin type and the severity of the condition. For instance, oral retinoid agents are considered as the appropriate treatment for severe acne. These drugs help prevent excessive oil production, bacterial acne growth, and inflammation.

Segmentation by method of administration and analysis of the acne drugs market



The topical drugs segment dominated the market during 2015, accounting for a market share of around 54%. Ease of application, low systemic side-effects, and easy availability of these products are the primary drivers for the growth of this segment.

Segmentation by type and analysis of the acne drugs market

Prescription drugs

OTC drugs

Prescription drugs dominated the market during 2015 due to the increased awareness about acne and the treatments options, especially in the developed countries. For instance, Epiduo, Benzaclin, and Duac are some of the popular acne prescription drugs available in the market.

Segmentation by geography and analysis of the acne drugs market



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