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Benzodiazepine Drugs Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecasts (2020 - 2025)

  • ID: 4896187
  • Report
  • June 2020
  • Region: Global
  • 112 Pages
  • Mordor Intelligence


  • Apotex Inc.
  • Aurobindo Pharma
  • F.Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd.
  • H.Lundbeck A/S
  • Mylan, N.V.
  • Pfizer Inc.
The benzodiazepine drugs market studied was anticipated to grow with a CAGR of 2.4%, during the forecast period. Benzodiazepines are a class of psychoactive drugs that are used to treat diseases like anxiety, insomnia, panic disorder, seizures, and alcohol withdrawal. Benzodiazepine drugs produce a calming effect by enhancing the effect of the neurotransmitter GABA (Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid). Benzodiazepines drugs are widely prescribed drugs across the world and are helpful to reduce anxiety disorders, seizures, inducing sleep and also used for sedation purposes prior to surgery or general anesthesia. Rise in the geriatric population, stressful lifestyle, daily habits are major factors for mental disturbance, which creates anxiety, maniac, and panic disorder conditions. The market for benzodiazepine drugs is expanding rapidly due to an increase in the prevalence of anxiety, seizures, insomnia, and a rise in concern for the prevention of stress and related conditions. Alprazolam segment is anticipated to expand growth due to its wide application in anxiety, panic disorders. However, misuse of benzodiazepine drugs may restrict the growth of this market.

Key Market Trends

Anxiety Disorders Segment is Expected to Hold a Largest Market Share in the Benzodiazepine Drugs

Anxiety segment is anticipated to account for major share of the market during the forecast period.According to World Health Organization (WHO) estimated number of people living with anxiety disorders globally is 264 million in the year 2015 reflects a 14.9% increase since 2005, as a result of population growth and ageing and which is estimated to be 3.6%. Anxiety disorders are more common among females than males (4.6% in females compared to 2.6% in males at the global level).

In 2017, anxiety segment recorded more than 60% revenue share collectively with anti-depressants drugs and the boost in demand for anxiety therapeutics coupled with a rise in a number of companies investing to develop new anxiety drugs which drives the market revenue. Anxiety was a dominant segment of the benzodiazepines drug market globally in the year 2017 and expected to maintain same during the forecast period.

North America is Expected to Dominate the Market and Expected to do Same in the Forecast Period

North America is expected to hold a dominating position in the global benzodiazepine drugs market due to more FDA approvals in that region. Around 40 million adults in the United States are affected every year with anxiety disorders of which only 36.9% receive treatment according to Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA). Increase in the development of mental health-care services and rising awareness towards anxiety disorders are responsible for the increase in the diagnosis of generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). Due to growth in geriatric population is increasing the anxiety diagnosis rates in Mexico, thus directly boosting the demand for physiotherapies such as Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) medication.

Competitive Landscape

The Benzodiazepine Drugs Market is moderately competitive and consists of several players. In terms of market share, more number of the players are currently dominating the market. Some of the companies which are currently dominating the market are Pfizer Inc., F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd., Bausch Health Companies, Inc., Mylan N.V., Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., H.Lundbeck A/S, Amneal Pharmaceuticals LLC, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Apotex Inc., and Aurobindo Pharma among others.

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  • Apotex Inc.
  • Aurobindo Pharma
  • F.Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd.
  • H.Lundbeck A/S
  • Mylan, N.V.
  • Pfizer Inc.

1.1 Study Assumptions
1.2 Scope of the Study
4.1 Market Overview
4.2 Market Drivers
4.2.1 Rise in Prevalence of Anxiety disorders, Seizures and Insomnia Diseases
4.2.2 Rise in Adoption of Generic Drugs
4.3 Market Restraints
4.3.1 Misuse of Benzodiazepine Drugs
4.4 Porter's Five Force Analysis
4.4.1 Threat of New Entrants
4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers
4.4.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products
4.4.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry
5.1 By Product
5.1.1 Alprazolam
5.1.2 Diazepam
5.1.3 Lorazepam
5.1.4 Clonazepam
5.2 By Application
5.2.1 Anxiety disorders
5.2.2 Seizures
5.2.3 Insomnia
5.2.4 Alcohol Withdrawal
5.3 By Time of Action
5.3.1 Ultra-short Acting
5.3.2 Short Acting
5.3.3 Long Acting
5.4 Geography
5.4.1 North America United States Canada Mexico
5.4.2 Europe Germany United Kingdom France Italy Spain Rest of Europe
5.4.3 Asia-Pacific China Japan India Australia South Korea Rest of Asia-Pacific
5.4.4 Middle-East and Africa GCC South Africa Rest of Middle-East and Africa
5.4.5 South America Brazil Argentina Rest of South America
6.1 Company Profiles
6.1.1 Amneal Pharmaceuticals LLC
6.1.2 Apotex Inc.
6.1.3 Aurobindo Pharma
6.1.4 Bausch Health Companies, Inc.
6.1.5 F.Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd.
6.1.6 H.Lundbeck A/S
6.1.7 Mylan, N.V.
6.1.8 Pfizer Inc.
6.1.9 Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
6.1.10 Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
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A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • Amneal Pharmaceuticals LLC
  • Apotex Inc.
  • Aurobindo Pharma
  • Bausch Health Companies, Inc.
  • F.Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd.
  • H.Lundbeck A/S
  • Mylan, N.V.
  • Pfizer Inc.
  • Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
  • Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
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