Post-operative Nausea and Vomiting (PONV) Market - Snapshot

The global post-operative nausea and vomiting (PONV) market is growing at a significant rate due to bourgeoning incidence rate of post-operative complications and increasing demand for combination therapy, as well as introduction of promising drugs in this segment across the globe. The global PONV market was valued at US$ 1,608.6 Mn in 2017. It is projected to register a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.1% from 2018 to 2026 to reach a value of the US$ 3,174.1 Mn by 2026. The market is witnessing a relatively moderate growth owing to increase in patient population experiencing post-operative nausea and vomiting and rise in the rate of adoption of combination therapies as well as non-pharmacological treatment modes globally.

According to treatment guidelines, the suggested pharmacologic anti-emetics for prophylaxis  of PONV in adults include serotonin antagonists; such as, ramosetron, granisetron, palonosetron, ondansetron, dolasetron, and tropisetron, neurokinin-1 (NK-1) receptor antagonists; such as aprepitant, and rolapitant, steroids; such as dexamethasone and methylprednisolone, dopamine antagonists as transdermal scopolamine [TDS] and others; such as butyrophenones as well as antihistamines (dimenhydrinate and meclizine). Postoperative nausea and vomiting is considered a major clinical issue that can diminish a patient’s quality of life. Additionally, PONV leads to an increase in perioperative costs as well as morbidity, lengthens stay at the post-anesthesia care unit, increases hospital stay, delays the time taken by the patient to go back to work, and results in readmissions. Irrespective of the availability of multiple tools to segment patients as per PONV development risk criteria and treatment guidelines, physicians are unable to methodically address prophylaxis or treatment of PONV in a uniform manner through pharmacologic or non-pharmacologic strategies.

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Major factors boosting the growth of the post-operative nausea and vomiting market include large number of surgeries performed and rise in the rate of postoperative complications, such as, dizziness, vomiting, and nausea. However, strict regulatory approvals and high health care expenditure are predicted to hamper the growth of the PONV market during the forecast period.

The global post-operative nausea and vomiting (PONV) market has been divided into three segments based on treatment type, distribution pattern, and geography. In terms of treatment type, the PONV market has been segmented into serotonin antagonists, steroids, dopamine antagonists, NK-1 receptor antagonists, others, and non-pharmacological treatment. Serotonin antagonist is expected to command the dominant share of the market owing to its proven safety profile and effectiveness, as well as for being physicians’ first preference drug in the management of post-operative nausea and vomiting. The non-pharmacologic treatment segment is expected to expand at a CAGR of 7.6% by 2026, owing to cost-effectiveness of the methods, such as, acupuncture, acupressure, and electrical acustimulation in the treatment of post-operative nausea and vomiting.

In terms of distribution pattern, the global post-operative nausea and vomiting (PONV) market has been classified into hospital pharmacies, online pharmacies, and retail pharmacies and online stores. The hospital pharmacies segment constitutes a major share of the PONV market owing to rising investment in the hospital sector, particularly in emerging countries, which is boosting the number of hospitals in these countries. This, in turn, is anticipated to increase the number of hospital pharmacies, thus improving accessibility to medications used in the treatment of PONV.

Geographically, the post-operative nausea and vomiting (PONV) market has been categorized into five regions: North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa. North America accounted for the leading share of the global PONV market in 2017, followed by Europe, with a substantial market share. Presence of a large base of surgical patients as well as readiness among patients to pay extra money in order to avoid post-operative complications are expected to propel the PONV market in North America during the forecast period. Europe commands the second leading share of the global post-operative nausea and vomiting (PONV) market. High incidence rate of PONV among surgical patients in Europe and rise in R&D expenditure in pharmaceuticals are projected to lead to a large market size of the region.

Leading players operating in the global post-operative nausea and vomiting (PONV) market include Acacia Pharma, F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG, Novartis AG, Ani Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Camurus AB, Sanofi S.A., Helsinn Holding S.A., Eisai Corporation, Merck and Co., and GlaxoSmithKline Corporation.

Post-operative Nausea and Vomiting (PONV) Market - Overview

This report studies the current as well as future prospects of the global post-operative nausea and vomiting (PONV) market. Stakeholders of the market include companies and intermediaries engaged in the manufacture, commercialization, and provision of drug therapies as well as devices for treatment, and new players planning to enter the market. The report comprises an elaborate executive summary along with a market snapshot providing overall information of various segments considered in the scope of the study. The section also provides overall information and data analysis of the global post-operative nausea and vomiting (PONV) market with respect to the leading market segments based on treatment type, distribution channel, and region.

The global post-operative nausea and vomiting market has been segmented based on treatment type, distribution channel, and region. In terms of treatment type, the market has been classified into serotonin antagonists, steroids, dopamine antagonists, nk-1 receptor antagonists, others, and non-pharmacological treatment. Based on distribution channel, the global post-operative nausea and vomiting (PONV) market has been divided into hospital pharmacies, online pharmacies, and retail pharmacies and drug stores.

Each of the market segments has been extensively analyzed based on market-related factors such as increase in incidence rate of PONV in surgical patient population and rise in adoption rate of non-pharmacological methods of treatment. Moreover, historical year-on-year growth has been taken into consideration while estimating the market size. The market size and forecast in terms of US$ Mn for each segment have been provided for the period from 2016 to 2026. The report also provides the compound annual growth rate (CAGR %) for each segment for the forecast period from 2018 to 2026, considering 2017 as the base year.

The overview section of the report explores the market dynamics such as drivers, restraints, and opportunities that currently have a strong impact on the PONV market and is likely to influence the market in the near future. Market attractiveness analysis has been provided in the market overview section in order to explain the intensity of competition in the market across different regions. The competitive scenario among different market players is evaluated through market share analysis in the competitive landscape section of the report. All these factors are expected to help market players take strategic decisions to strengthen their positions and enhance their shares in the global PONV market.

Geographically, the global PONV market has been segmented into five major regions: North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa. The market size and forecast for each of these regions have been provided for the period from 2016 to 2026, along with their respective CAGR for the forecast period from 2018 to 2026, considering 2017 as the base year. The report provides market size and forecast for the major countries in the respective regions. A detailed qualitative analysis of factors responsible for driving and restraining market growth and future opportunities has been provided in the overview section. It also provides market attractiveness analysis and market share analysis of key players, thereby presenting a thorough examination of the overall competitive scenario of the global PONV market.

Major players operating in the global PONV market are Acacia Pharma, F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG, Novartis AG, Ani Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Camurus AB, Sanofi, Helsinn Holding S.A., Eisai Corporation, Merck and Co., and GlaxoSmithKline Corporation.

The global PONV market has been segmented as follows:

Global PONV Market, by Treatment Type

  • Serotonin Antagonists
  • Steroids
  • Dopamine Antagonists
  • NK-1 Receptor Antagonists
  • Others
  • Non-pharmacologic Treatment

Global PONV Market, by Application

  • Hospital Pharmacies
  • Online Pharmacies
  • Retail Pharmacies and Drug Stores

Global PONV Market, by Region

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • U.K.
    • Germany
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Russia
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • Australia & New Zealand
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Rest of Latin America
  • Middle East & Africa
    • GCC
    • South Africa
    • Israel
    • Rest of Middle East & Africa
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