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Global Opioid Use Disorder Market Report to 2031 - Featuring Alkermes, AstraZeneca, BioDelivery Sciences International and Camurus Among Others -

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Opioid Use Disorder Market By Drug Type, By Age group, By Route of Administration, By Distribution channel: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2021-2031" report has been added to's offering.

The global opioid use disorder market was valued at $196.2 million in 2021, and is projected to reach $385.8 million by 2031, registering a CAGR of 7.1% from 2022 to 2031.

Opioid is a class of pain relievers that includes substances, which relax muscles and alleviate pain & stress. Prescription opioids are used to treat moderate-to-severe pain such as hydrocodone, oxycodone, codeine, fentanyl, methadone, morphine, and other pharmaceutical opioids. Opioid usage disorder (OUD) is a chronic, relapsing brain disorder that is characterized by obsessive opioid seeking and use despite negative effects.

Opioids use disorder is regarded as brain disorder because it involves functional alterations to brain circuits involved in motivation, stress, self-control, and decision-making, and those changes may persist for a long period after drug use has stopped. Opioid use disorder consists of an overpowering desire to use opioids, increased opioid tolerance, and withdrawal syndrome when discontinued.

The opioids use disorder market is driven by increase in number of patients suffering from wide range of severe and chronic diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular disease, pain arising from injuries and other conditions. For instance, according to World Cancer Research Fund International, in 2020, around 18,094,716 new cancer cases diagnosed over the globe. As per the same source Breast and lung cancers were the most common cancers worldwide, 2,261,419 breast cancer and 2,206,771 lung cancer new cases diagnosed over the globe.

Thus, rise in number of cancer cases cause increase in incidence of surgeries. Surge in number of surgical procedures cause rise in use of opioid drugs to relieve post-surgical pain. Therefore, this factor can cause addiction of opioid drugs in patients. Thus, this factor is anticipated to drive the growth of opioids use disorder market.

Moreover, according to the Journal of JAMA Netw Open, in December 2021, around 5. 9 million population were reported to have undergone surgical procedure in the Rest of LAMEA In addition, according to Canadian Joint Replacement Registry (CJRR), approximately more than 75,000 knee replacement and 63,000 hip replacement surgeries were performed in the Canada from 2019 to 2020. As per the same source the knee and hip replacement surgery is the second most common surgery in Canada. This report also states 2.4% increase in the hip replacement surgery from 2019 to 2020.

In addition, increase in consideration of buprenorphine patches as an effective treatment mode to propel opioids use disorder market growth. The increase in use of buprenorphine patches as a successful treatment for opioid use disorder is one of the anticipated trends in the global market for treating opioid addiction. The use of buprenorphine patches is regarded as a cutting-edge strategy for treating opioid use disorder. Transdermal patches are a more pleasant drug delivery method that successfully lowers pain and can be self-administered by the patient than conventional therapy modalities such as injections.

These buprenorphine patches can also serve as a potential substitute for people who need immediate treatment for opioid use disorder. In addition, governments globally have increased the expenditure on the healthcare sector.

Key Benefits

  • This report provides a quantitative analysis of the market segments, current trends, estimations, and dynamics of the opioid use disorder market analysis from 2021 to 2031 to identify the prevailing opioid use disorder market opportunities.
  • The market research is offered along with information related to key drivers, restraints, and opportunities.
  • Porter's five forces analysis highlights the potency of buyers and suppliers to enable stakeholders make profit-oriented business decisions and strengthen their supplier-buyer network.
  • In-depth analysis of the opioid use disorder market segmentation assists to determine the prevailing market opportunities.
  • Major countries in each region are mapped according to their revenue contribution to the global market.
  • Market player positioning facilitates benchmarking and provides a clear understanding of the present position of the market players.
  • The report includes the analysis of the regional as well as global opioid use disorder market trends, key players, market segments, application areas, and market growth strategies.

Key Market Players

  • Alkermes, Inc.
  • AstraZeneca plc
  • BioDelivery Sciences International Inc.
  • braeburn pharmaceuticals
  • Camurus
  • Dr Reddy Laboratories Ltd
  • Pear Therapeutics
  • Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC
  • mallinckrodt pharmaceuticals
  • NYC Health Hospitals
  • Orexo AB
  • Indivior PLC
  • Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals Inc
  • Sandoz
  • Titan Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Viatris Inc

Key Market Segments

By Drug Type

  • Agonist
  • Type
  • Methadone
  • Buprenorphine
  • Antagonist

By Age group

  • 19 to 39
  • 40 to 59
  • Age 60 and over

By Route of Administration

  • Oral
  • Intravenous
  • Sublingual

By Distribution channal

  • Hospital pharmacy
  • Retail Pharmacy

By Region

  • North America
  • U.S.
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • Europe
  • Germany
  • France
  • UK
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Rest of Europe
  • Asia-Pacific
  • China
  • Japan
  • India
  • Australia
  • South Korea
  • Rest of Asia-Pacific
  • Brazil
  • Saudi Arabia
  • South Africa
  • Rest of LAMEA

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Last Updated: 10-Nov-2022