Laxatives Market Information, by Mechanism of Action – Bulk Forming, Emollient, Stimulant, Osmotic, by Type- Organic and Synthetic, by Route of Administration – Oral and Rectal | Forecast To 2022

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Market Scenario:

Laxatives are drugs used in the treatment of constipation and to promote evacuation of bowels by increased bowel movements. Although there is a difference in their mechanism of action but all laxatives increase the water content of faeces(Solid waste) and thereby ease their removal. The off label use of laxatives also results in greater demand than is needed due to wasteful and inappropriate use of these medicines and results in laxative abuse. Laxative abuse is a condition in which the body is unable to expel faeces due to excessive stimulation by chronic use of laxatives. Chronic use of laxatives may also results in disturbance of electrolyte balance, hypotension, hypocalcaemia, rhabdomyolysis, steatorrhea, etc.             

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The market restraints are the side effects associated with the medicines such as their habit forming potential, flatulence, abdominal cramps, dehydration etc. The market is flooded with plethora of products with dubious claims which reduces the credibility of the market by raising the cost of selection. The relaxed regulations has induced many dubious producers to flood the market with spurious and even harmful products which is the greatest threat to the market.

Key Players for Global Laxatives market: 

Laxatives Market is highly competitive and fragmented with a numerous key players operating in the market. Key players compete on the basis of product differentiation, product portfolios, and product pricing to gain maximum market shares during the forecast period. Many vendors in this market are also trying to expand their business by entering new markets.

AstraZeneca plc, Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH, Bayer AG, GlaxoSmithKline, Abbott Laboratories, Takeda Pharmaceutical Company and others

Segments of Global Laxatives market:

Global Laxatives market has been segmented on the basis of mechanism of action into bulk forming, emollient, stimulant, osmotic and others. On the basis of type the market has been segmented into organic and synthetic. On the basis of route of administration the market has been segmented into oral and rectal. 

Regional Analysis of Global Laxatives market:

Globally North America is the largest market for global Laxatives market. Europe is the second-largest market for global laxatives market. However the developing regions market particularly Asia Pacific will be the fastest growing and will be the key to the future.

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List of Tables and Figures

List Of Tables

Table 1 global Laxatives market, 2013-2022 (usd million)

Table 2 global Laxatives market, by mechanism of action, 2013-2022 (usd million)

Table 3 global Laxatives market, by route of administration, 2013-2022 (usd million)

Table 4 global Laxatives market, by drug types, 2013-2022 (usd million)

Table 5 global Laxatives market, by region, 2013-2022 (usd million)

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Figure 1 research process

Figure 2 porters five forces model

Figure 3 global Laxatives market, by mechanism of action

Figure 4 global Laxatives market, by route of administration

Figure 5 global Laxatives market, by drug types

Figure 6 global Laxatives market, by region

Figure 7 global Laxatives market: company share analysis, 2015 (%)


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