Global Acne Treatment Market: Size, Trends & Forecasts (2016 Edition)
Scope of the Report
The report entitled “Global Acne Treatment Market: Size, Trends & Forecasts (2016 Edition)”, provides analysis of the global acne treatment market and its products, with detailed analysis of market size and growth in terms of value. The report also provides in brief about the market split. The global acne treatment market can be divided into seven segments: Antibiotics, Non-Inflammatory, Antimicrobials, Combination Medications, Hormonal Agents, Oral Retinoid, and Topical Retinoid.
The report also provides a detailed analysis of prescription drugs available in the market for acne treatment. Details of SOLODYN, EPIDUO, ABSORICA, ACZONE and DORYX has provided in terms of their worldwide sales.
The report includes the detailed regional analysis, covering market size and growth for global acne treatment market for the following regions: the US and Asia Pacific. The US is the largest market for acne treatment in terms of value.
Growth of the overall global acne treatment market has also been forecasted for the period 2016-2020, taking into consideration the previous growth patterns, the growth drivers and the current and future trends.
The global acne treatment market is highly fragmented with a large number of niche players. Company profiling of Foamix Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Valeant Pharmaceuticals, Dermira and Allergan (Actavis Plc) has provided in the report. Company profiling is based on attributes like business overview, financial overview and strategies adopted by these companies in order to grow in the market.
Foamix Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Allergan (Actavis Plc)
Acne is a disorder in the skin that is caused by inflammation of the skin glands and hair follicles and is characterized by comedones and pimples specifically in certain areas like on the face, back and chest etc. During acne, sebaceous glands become clogged and infected which result in the formation of acne. It is most commonly found in teenagers and adolescents but also occurs in infants and adults. Depending on its severity, acne can cause emotional distress and scar the skin. Acne Vulgaris is the medical term for common acne. Acne can be mild, moderate or severe.
There are four main causes of acne vulgaris: hyper-keratinization, excess sebum production, bacteria Propionibacterium and inflammation. Dermatologists have the most experience treating different types of acne. On the basis of severity, there are six types of acne: Acne Rosacea, Acne Cosmetica, Acne Fulminans, Acne Keloidalis Nuchae (AKN), Acne Chloracne and Acne Medicamentosa. Several treatments are available in the market nowadays with effective results. Acne can be treated through three therapies namely systematic therapy, topical therapy and physical therapy. Currently acne treatment market is dominated by topical therapy or topical drugs that are widely used by large number of population for acne treatment.
The global acne treatment market is growing rapidly over the years and is expected to increase further in the forecasted period (2016-2020). Global acne treatment is supported by a number of growth drivers such as rising disposable income, high global prevalence rate of acne, unhealthy eating habits and increasing awareness in teenagers regarding acne treatment etc. Yet, there are certain challenges such as entry of generic drugs, safety issue regarding products and increasing acceptance of ant-acne treatment etc. that hinder the growth of the market.
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