Albany, NY (PRWEB) March 03, 2014
According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Erectile Dysfunction Drugs Market (Viagra, Cialis, Levitra/Staxyn, Stendra/Spedra, Zydena, MUSE, Mvix and Helleva) -Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the global erectile dysfunction drugs market was valued at USD 4.3 billion in 2012 and is expected to decline at a CAGR of (4.5%) from 2013 to 2019, to reach an estimated value of USD 3.4 billion in 2019.
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Erectile dysfunction is the inability to attain or maintain penile erection in men, sufficient for successful sexual intercourse. Erectile dysfunction is a common medical disorder primarily affecting men older than 40 years of age. In addition, other than the typical causes of erectile dysfunction, such as diabetes and hypertension, a number of common lifestyle related factors are also associated with development of the condition. These include obesity, excessive alcohol consumption, smoking, use of recreational drugs, and poor physical and psychological health. Commonly, oral drugs belonging to the PDE 5 inhibitors class form the mainstay of erectile dysfunction treatment. Other treatment options include lifestyle modification, testosterone therapy, penile devices, injection therapies and psychotherapy.
The global market for erectile dysfunction drugs has been studied from the perspective of currently marketed branded drugs and pipeline drugs. Branded drugs include Viagra (sildenafil citrate), Cialis (tadalafil), Levitra/Staxyn (vardenafil), Stendra/Spedra (avanafil), Zydena (udenafil), MUSE (medicated urethral systems for erection), Mvix (mirodenafil) and Helleva (lodenafil). The drugs in the pipeline for erectile dysfunction treatment primarily consist of two major drugs, namely Vitaros (alprostadil) and Uprima (apomorphine) currently in later phases of clinical trials.
In 2012, Viagra (sildenafil citrate) accounted for the largest share (45%) by revenue of the total erectile dysfunction drugs market. However, due to the loss of the drug's patent exclusivity in Europe and other countries in 2013, the overall market revenue is expected to decline during the forecast period as international markets contribute considerably to the overall market revenue of the drug. In the U.S. market, Viagra will continue to maintain a major revenue share due to its extended patent exclusivity till 2020. The market for Cialis (tadalafil) accounted for the second largest share at USD 1,926.8 million, in 2012. However, it is expected to witness a decline in market revenue at a CAGR of (12.6%) from 2013 to 2019, owing to loss of patent exclusivity in 2017. In addition, the patent for Bayer's Levitra/Staxyn (vardenafil) is scheduled to expire in 2018 and is thus expected to contribute to the declining market revenue.
A few novel compounds are currently under investigation in both preclinical and clinical settings, for the treatment of impotency. These studies are majorly focused on medications with improved efficacy, shorter onset of action and fewer side effects as compared to the currently available treatments. Such pipeline drugs include Vitaros (alprostadil), Uprima (apomorphine) and Topiglan (alprostadil), amongst others.
Geographically, North America dominated the global market for erectile dysfunction drugs in terms of revenue generation and is expected to maintain its position throughout the forecast period. The extended patent exclusivity for Pfizer's Viagra (sildenafil citrate) in the U.S., till 2020, will be responsible for the leadership of the North American market. Europe was the second largest regional market for erectile dysfunction drugs in 2012, owing to the increased demand for ED drugs. Market growth will also be facilitated by the expected marketing approvals for a few promising drug candidates such as Stendra/Spedra (avanafil) and Zydena (udenafil) by mid 2014.
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This report studies the global erectile dysfunction drugs market with a major focus on the branded drugs which include Viagra (sildenafil citrate), Cialis (tadalafil), Levitra/Staxyn (vardenafil), Stendra/Spedra (avanafil), Zydena (udenafil) and others such as MUSE (Medicated Urethral System for Erections), Mvix and Helleva. Pipeline analysis for drugs namely, Vitaros (alprostadil), Uprima (apomorphine) and few others have also been included in the report. Market size and forecasts for the period 2010 – 2019 have been provided for each of the drugs, in terms of USD million, considering historical data for 2010 and 2011, and base year as 2012. The % compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) for each market segment for the forecast period 2013 - 2019 has also been provided along with market size estimations.
Geographically, the market has been segmented into four regions, namely, North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW). The respective market size and forecast till 2019 for each region has also been presented in the report along with the CAGR. In addition, the market overview section of the report provides a qualitative assessment of the market dynamics wherein the drivers, restraints, and opportunities along with market attractiveness and Porter’s Five Forces analysis have been studied.