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Antiemetics Market – Detailed Study Regarding Major Factors Influencing the Growth

An antiemetic is a drug that helps to prevent vomiting and nausea. Antiemetics are commonly used to treat the side effects of opioid analgesics, general anesthetics, and chemotherapy. Further, vomiting and nausea are the consequences faced by the patients suffering from illness such as dizziness, motion sickness, pregnancy and food poisoning. In case of gastroenteritis, especially if the patient is dehydrated antiemetics may be used. In case of pregnant women, these drugs provide remarkable relief to women who undergo morning sickness, during the early phase of the pregnancy. Moreover, antiemetic drugs are very helpful for women wherein morning sickness lasts for longer period.

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The report also offers insightful and detailed information regarding the various key players operating in the global antiemetics market, and their financials, apart from strategies, acquisitions & mergers, and market footprint.

Primary factor driving growth of the global antiemetics market is increasing number of cancer patients worldwide. Chemotherapy used for the treatment of cancer pose side effects such as vomiting and nausea which in turn supports the usage of antiemetic drugs. Furthermore, rising number of gastroenteritis patients drives growth of the global antiemetics market.

The global antiemetics market is being segmented on the basis of drug class, application and region.

Global antiemetics market segmentation by drug class:

  • 5-HT3 receptor antagonists
  • Dopamine antagonists
  • NK1 receptor antagonist
  • Antihistamines (H1 histamine receptor antagonists)
  • Cannabinoids
  • Benzodiazepines
  • Anticholinergics
  • Steroids
  • Others

Global antiemetics market segmentation by application:

  • Chemotherapy
  • Motion sickness
  • Gastroenteritis
  • General anesthetics
  • Opioid analgesics
  • Dizziness
  • Pregnancy
  • Food poisoning
  • Emotional stress
  • Others

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North America and Europe markets hold comparatively larger share in global antiemetics market due to increasing rate of cancer affected population. Asia Pacific market is the fastest growing segment owing to high incidence rate of gastroenteritis and other diseases with increasing number of cancer population in the region.

Key players in the global antiemetics market report are GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Limited, Johnson & Johnson, Sanofi, Merck & Co., Novartis AG, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Astellas Pharma, Inc., Eli Lilly and Company, Abbott, Cipla Ltd., Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd and Baxter International, IPCA Labs.

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Last Updated: 14-Feb-2019