Global Laxative Market is Expected to Grow at 5.8% in the Forecast Period of 2021 to 2028

Laxative Market is growing with factors such as rising prevalence of gastric disorders, increased acclimatization of sedentary lifestyle, rise in OTC laxative approvals.

However, the less efficacy of laxatives for opioid induced constipation and availability of alternatives may obstruct the growth of the market in the given forecast period.

Global Laxative Market Scenario                                           

According to Data Bridge Market Research, the market for the laxative in North America region has the highest market share in the laxative market. Market leader is Bayer AG and Procter & Gamble which accounts an estimated market share of approximately 27.68% and 12.94%. The company has gained outstanding sale through providing OTC laxative medications associated with treatment of constipation and irritable bowel syndrome to all the countries and rapid product approvals.

  • In January 2012,  Meta Mucil, a brand of Procter & Gamble was introduced during the Heart Health Month conference. The doctors explained the complete importance of Meta Mucil as a fiber supplement. Meta Mucil is used to improve dietary health. The product Meta Mucil was manufactured and distributed to pharmaceutical retail stores and hospital pharmaceutical stores. It had increased the purchase power of customers. Doctors had recommended Meta Mucil to heart patients. It improved the product range and delivered a linear growth in the market

Laxative MarketTrends Impacting the Market

Now the question is which other regions is Bayer AG and Procter & Gamble are targeting? Data Bridge Market Research has estimated a large growth in Europe Laxative market and the market leaders targeting Germany, France, U.K, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, Switzerland, Russia, Turkey, Belgium and Rest of Europe to be their next revenue pockets for 2021.

The global laxative market is becoming more competitive with companies such as Bayer AG, Procter & Gamble and Fresenius Kabi Austria GmbH as they are the top dominating companies in laxative market, having maximum number of net income, acquisitions for production of laxative medications. Data Bridge Market Research new reports highlight the major growth factors and opportunities in the global laxative market.     

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Global Laxative Market Development

  • In January ,2020, Fresenius Kabi Austria GmbH had launched a new website about detailed information about the use of laxatives. The lactulose laxative laevolac is a synthetic laxative, used to cure constipation. The website launched would result in increased awareness about the use of lactulose laxative among consumers, rise in purchase power, and enhancement in product portfolio and increase in net sales.

Scope of the Global Laxative Market.

Global  Laxative market is segmented on the basis of countries, which are U.S., Canada and Mexico, Germany, U.K., France, Spain, Italy, Russia, Lithuania, Switzerland, Turkey, Belgium, and Rest of Europe, Japan, China, India, Taiwan, South Korea, Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Rest of Asia-Pacific, Brazil, Argentina, Rest of South America, South Africa, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Israel, Egypt and Rest of Middle East & Africa.

All country-based analysis of global Laxative market is further analyzed based on further segmentation.

The global laxatives market is segmented on the basis of type, which are osmotic laxative, bulk laxative stimulant laxative and lubricant and emollient laxative. The osmotic laxative are further sub-segmented into osmotic laxative with electrolytes PEG (polyethylene glycol) and osmotic laxative without electrolytes. The osmotic laxative with electrolytes (polyethylene glycol) are further sub-segmented into golytely, colyte and others.  The osmotic laxative without electrolytes are further sub-segmented into magnesium hydroxide solution, epsom salt, lactulose and others. The stimulant laxative are further bifurcated into bisacodyl, castor oil, senna, phenolphthalein and others. The bulk laxative are further bifurcated into psyllium, methyl cellulose, polycarbophil and others. The lubricant and emollient laxative are further sub-segmented into mineral oil, glycerin suppositories and others.

  • On the basis of flavors, the global laxative market is sub-segmented into with flavor and without flavor. The with flavor segment is further sub-segmented into fruit flavor, herbal flavor and others.
  • On the basis of source, the global laxative market is sub-segmented into natural, synthetic and others. The natural segment is further sub-segmented into psyllium, rhubarb, senna and slippery elm. The synthetic segment is further sub-segmented into phenolphthalein, bisacodyl, picosulfate and oxyphenisatin.
  • On the basis of indication, the global laxative market is segmented into chronic constipation, irritable bowel syndrome with constipation, opioid-induced constipation, acute constipation, and others.
  • On the basis of mode of purchase, the global laxative market is segmented into prescription and over the counter.
  • On the basis of dosage form, the global laxative market is segmented into tablets, capsules, powder, liquids & gels, suppositories and others.
  • On the basis of route of administration, the global laxative market is segmented into oral and rec On the basis of population type, the global laxative market is segmented into children and adults.
  • On the basis of sales channel, the global laxative market is segmented into hospitals, elderly care centers, home healthcare, pharmacy stores, grocery / health, and beauty stores, and others.
  • On the basis of distribution channel, the global laxative market is segmented into direct sales, whole salers and others.

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Key Pointers Covered in Global Laxative market Industry Trends and Forecast to 2028

  • Market Size
  • Top to Bottom Market Analysis
  • Recent Developments for Market Competitors
  • Recent Market Value for Different Countries

Key Market Competitors Covered in the Report

  • Boehringer Ingelheim International GmbH
  • GlaxoSmithKlineplc
  • Bayer AG
  • Fresenius Kabi Austria GmbH
  • Prestige Consumer Healthcare Inc
  •  Procter & Gamble
  •  Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
  • Sanofi
  • Mallinckrodt
  • Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC
  • Abbott
  • Avrio Health L.P
  • Dr Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd
  • Cipla Inc
  • Albert David Ltd
  • Aspen Pharmacare Australia Pty Ltd
  • Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Above are the key players covered in the report, to know about more and exhaustive list of  the Laxative market companies’, contact us

Research Methodology: Global Laxative Market.

Data collection and base year analysis is done using data collection modules with large sample sizes. The market data is analysed and forecasted using market statistical and coherent models. Also market share analysis and key trend analysis are the major success factors in the market report. To know more please request an analyst call or can drop down your enquiry.

The key research methodology used by DBMR research team is data triangulation which involves data mining, analysis of the impact of data variables on the market, and primary (industry expert) validation. Apart from this, data models include vendor positioning grid, market time line analysis, market overview and guide, company positioning grid, company market share analysis, standards of measurement, top to bottom analysis and vendor share analysis. To know more about the research methodology, drop in an inquiry to speak to our industry experts.

Primary Respondents

  • Demand Side: Chief Level Officers, Product and Marketing Manager, Manufacturers, Distributors, Buyers.
  • Supply Side: Product Managers, Marketing Managers, C-Level Executives, Distributors, Market Intelligence, and Regulatory Affairs Managers among others.

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