Global GERD Market 2016-2020

Global GERD Market 2016-2020

  • January 2016 •
  • 84 pages •
  • Report ID: 3588309
About GERD Drugs

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a chronic digestive disorder that affects the lower esophageal sphincter (LES), the ring of muscle between the stomach and esophagus. It occurs when acidic stomach juices, or food and fluids flow back up into the food pipe (esophagus). The backwash irritates the lining of the esophagus and causes GERD. It affects all ages from infants to older adults. The symptoms of GERD include difficulty while swallowing (dysphagia), heartburn sensation, regurgitation or acid reflux, dry cough, sore throat, and chest pain.

GERD is believed to be caused by the overuse of certain medications, such as calcium channel blockers, nitrates and antihistamines. Unhealthy lifestyle factors such as smoking, drinking, slouching, consuming caffeinated drinks, eating large meals, and sleeping immediately after eating are some other typical causes for the occurrence of GERD. Pharmaceutical agents that are used to prevent complications and reduce morbidity in patients with GERD include antacids, H2 receptor antagonists, proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), and prokinetic agents.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global GERD drugs market to grow at a CAGR of 2.85% during the period 2016-2020.

Covered in this report
The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global GERD drugs market for 2016-2020. To calculate the market size, the report considers revenue generated from the sales of various drug classes used in the treatment of GERD.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:
- Americas
- Europe

Technavio's report, Global GERD Drugs Market 2016-2020, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the Key vendorsoperating in this market.

Key vendors
- AstraZeneca
- Eisai
- GlaxoSmithKline
- Johnson & Johnson
- Takeda

Other prominent vendors
- Ahn-Gook Pharmaceutical
- Cancer Advances
- CJ Cheil Jedang
- Daewoong Pharmaceutical
- Ironwood Pharmaceuticals
- RaQualia Pharma
- SFJ Pharmaceuticals Group
- Sucampo Pharmaceuticals
- Vecta Pharmaceuticals
- Wockhardt
- Yuhan
- Zeria Pharmaceutical

Market driver
- Unmet medical needs
- For a full, detailed list, view our report

Market challenge
- Increased preference for CAM
- For a full, detailed list, view our report

Market trend
- Increase in awareness about GERD
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Key questions answered in this report
- What will the market size be in 2020 and what will the growth rate be?
- What are the key market trends?
- What is driving this market?
- What are the challenges to market growth?
- Who are the key vendors in this market space?
- What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
- What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?

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Country=UnitedStates Industry=OTC ParentIndustry=LifeSciences Date=201601 Topic=MarketSegment Publisher=InfinitiResearchLimited Price=3000