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Global Contraceptive Drugs and Devices Market - Expected to Reach $8.7 Billion by 2020 - Research and Markets

Research and Markets
Posted on: 06 Sep 17

The "Global Contraceptive Drugs and Devices Market 2017-2022" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering.

The global market for contraceptives is estimated to be worth USD 6.05 billion in the year 2015. This market is expected to reach USD 8.78 billion by the end of 2020. During this period, the market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 7.8%.

Contributing to the growth of the contraceptives market globally is the necessity to avoid unwanted pregnancies and their complications. A high percentage of women who are sexually active do not want to become pregnant. This number is as high as 70% in the USA. The need to avoid unwanted pregnancies, especially in teenage women, is one of the major drivers for this market.

It is also observed that more than half of the women identify non-contraceptive health benefits, such as treatment for excessive menstrual bleeding, menstrual pain, and acne, as reasons for use. These are also some of the factors contributing to the growth of the market. The other factors helping the growth of the contraceptives market are the increasing incidence of STDs and the rapid increase in population. Government initiatives promoting the use of contraceptives to avoid unnecessary births and the health benefits from using the contraceptives have also been important players in the growth of the market.

Companies Mentioned:

  • Bayer Healthcare
  • Pfizer
  • Merck & Co.
  • Teva Pharmaceuticals, Ltd.
  • Agile Therapeutics
  • Actavis PLC
  • ANI Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Church & Dwight, Co. Inc.
  • Fuji Latex Co., Ltd
  • Johnson & Johnson, Ltd
  • Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Ltd
  • Okamato Industries, Inc.
  • Reckitt Benckiser Group, PLC
  • The Female Health Company
  • Mylan Laboratories

Key Topics Covered:

1. Introduction

2. Executive Summary

3. Market Overview

4. Market Segmentation - Global Market for Contraceptive Drugs and Devices

5. Competitive Landscape

6. Company Profiles

7. Appendix

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Last updated on: 06/09/2017

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