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Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market By Drug Class (Acyclovir, Famciclovir and Valacyclovir) - Growth, Future Prospects & Competitive Analysis, 2018 - 2026

Published: Jan 2019 | Report Code: 59515-01-19

Industry Outlook

The genital herpes treatment drugs market will be featuring magnificent growth at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.9% during the forecast period from 2018 to 2026. According to the latest research citing’s published by World Health Organization (WHO), approximately two-thirds of the global population under 50 years of age is infected with herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1). Genital herpes is contagious and transmitted via the vaginal and anal route. It is important for any individual to visit health clinic when symptoms such as small blisters around thigh, genital, or anal region are visible. Burning sensation and pain during micturition is also an early symptom related to genital herpes infection.

The product pipeline is strong with drugs such as GEN-003 a therapeutic vaccine developed by Genocea Biosciences, Inc. is currently under phase 3 clinical trial studies with promising result in reduction of genital lesions. Vical, Inc. is developing VCL-HB01 a therapeutic vaccine which is showcasing excellent results in the treatment of lesion recurrence.

Market Synopsis

Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market 

Excellent pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic profile makes acyclovir the first line therapeutic drug for the treatment for genital herpes

Acyclovir is currently dominating the drug class segment for genital herpes treatment drugs market. The key attributes contributing towards the dominance of acyclovir are excellent pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic parameters. Clinical studies have fortified the facts that acyclovir is safe, well tolerated in patients suffering with genital herpes infection. It is the first line drug therapy due to its ability to inhibit and inactivate HSV specific DNA polymerase to prevent viral DNA synthesis without causing any harm to normal cellular process. The recommended dose is 200 mg five times daily for 10 days. Famciclovir will be the fastest growing antiviral drug during the forecast period 2018 to 2026. Improved bioavailability of famciclovir is useful in the suppression of recurrent genital herpes infection in immunocompromised patients. 

Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market

Rising prevalence of genital herpes drive the market growth in North America

North America is leading the regional segment for genital herpes treatment drugs market. According to Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) statistics genital herpes is prevalent in every sixth person aged between 14 to 49 years. The major factors influencing the market growth in North America are rising prevalence of genital herpes and developed diagnostic centers resulting in early diagnosis and medical intervention for treating genital herpes. In Europe the market is driven by factors such as existence of key players such as GlaxoSmithkline, Plc., Novartis AG, AstraZeneca, Plc., etc. and recent refugee influx from the Levant region has resulted in a steep increase in the genital herpes infection. Asia Pacific is set to become the fastest growing regional market during the forecast period on account of rising public health awareness regarding sexually transmitted disease, proactive government policies in curbing the spread of genital herpes infection and presence of huge generic drugs market employed for treatment.

Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market

Historical & Forecast Period

2016 – Historical Year

2017 – Base Year

2018-2026 – Forecast Period

This research report presents the analysis of each segment from 2016 to 2026 considering 2017 as the base year for the research. Compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) for each respective segments are calculated for the forecast period from 2018 to 2026.

Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market

Report Scope by Segments

The market is subsegmented by drug class and geographical segment.

By Drug Class (2016–2026; US$ Mn)

  • Acyclovir
  • Famciclovir
  • Valacyclovir
  • Pipeline Analysis
    • Phase III Drugs
      • GEN-003
      • VCL-HB01
    • Tabular Representation of Drug Pipeline in Phase II and I

Geography Segment (2016–2026; US$ Mn)

  • North America
    • United States
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • United Kingdom
    • Germany
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Latin America (LATAM)
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Rest of Latin America
  • Middle East and Africa (MEA)
    • GCC
    • Rest of MEA

Pharmaceutical companies providing medication for the treatment of genital herpes infection are AstraZeneca, Plc., Apotheca, Inc., Asahi Kasei Pharma Corporation, Carlsbad Technology, Inc., GlaxoSmithkline, Plc., Mylan N.V., Novartis AG., Merck & Co., Inc., Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. and Zydus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Key questions answered in this report

  • Who are the key players competing in the genital herpes treatment drugs market?
  • What is the latest treatment regimen followed by healthcare professionals worldwide for the treatment of genital herpes infection?
  • What is the disease etiology occurring in the genital herpes infection?
  • What are the drivers, opportunities and restraints pertaining to genital herpes treatment drugs market?
  • What is the market performance of acyclovir in genital herpes treatment drugs market?
  • What will be the compounded annual growth rate of famciclovir in genital herpes treatment drugs market?

Chapter 1. Preface
1.1. Report Scope and Description
1.1.1. Purpose of the Report
1.1.2. Target Audience
1.1.3. USP and Key Offerings
1.2. Research Scope
1.3. Research Methodology
1.3.1. Phase I-Secondary Research
1.3.2. Phase II-Primary Research
1.3.3. Approach Adopted
1.3.4. Top-down Approach
1.3.5. Bottom-up Approach
1.3.6. Phase III-Expert Panel Review
1.3.7. Assumptions
1.4. Market Segmentation

Chapter 2. Executive Summary
2.1. Global Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market Portraiture
2.2. Global Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market, by Drug Class, 2017 (US$ Mn)
2.3. Global Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market, by Geography, 2017 (US$ Mn)

Chapter 3. Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market: Dynamics and Future Outlook
3.1. Market Overview
3.2. Drivers
3.3. Challenges
3.4. Opportunities
3.5. Attractive Investment Proposition, by Geography, 2017
3.6. Competitive Analysis: Global Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market, by Key Players, 2017

Chapter 4. Global Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market, by Drug Class
4.1. Overview
4.2. Acyclovir
4.3. Famciclovir
4.4. Valacyclovir
4.5. Pipeline Analysis
4.5.1. Phase III Drugs
4.5.1.1. GEN-003
4.5.1.2. VCL-HB01
4.5.2. Tabular Representation of Drug Pipeline in Phase II and I

Chapter 5. Global Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market, by Geography
5.1. Overview
5.2. North America Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market Analysis, 2016 – 2026
5.2.1. North America Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market, by Drug Class, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
5.2.2. North America Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market, by Country, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
5.2.2.1. U.S.
5.2.2.2. Canada
5.3. Europe Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market Analysis, 2016 – 2026
5.3.1. Europe Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market, by Drug Class, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
5.3.2. Europe Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market, by Country/Region, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
5.3.2.1. U.K.
5.3.2.2. Germany
5.3.2.3. Rest of Europe
5.4. Asia Pacific Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market Analysis, 2016 – 2026
5.4.1. Asia Pacific Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market, by Drug Class, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
5.4.2. Asia Pacific Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market, by Country/Region, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
5.4.2.1. China
5.4.2.2. Japan
5.4.2.3. Rest of Asia Pacific
5.5. Latin America Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market Analysis, 2016 – 2026
5.5.1. Latin America Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market, by Drug Class, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
5.5.2. Latin America Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market, by Country/Region, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
5.5.2.1. Brazil
5.5.2.2. Mexico
5.5.2.3. Rest of Latin America
5.6. Middle East and Africa Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market Analysis, 2016 – 2026
5.6.1. MEA Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market, by Drug Class, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
5.6.2. MEA Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market, by Country/Region, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
5.6.2.1. GCC
5.6.2.2. Rest of MEA

Chapter 6. Company Profiles
6.1. AstraZeneca, Plc.
6.1.1. Business Description
6.1.2. Financial Information (Subject to data availability)
6.1.3. Product Portfolio
6.1.4. News Coverage
6.2. Apotheca, Inc.
6.3. Asahi Kasei Pharma Corporation
6.4. Carlsbad Technology, Inc.
6.5. GlaxoSmithKline plc.
6.6. Mylan N.V.
6.7. Novartis AG
6.8. Merck & Co., Inc.
6.9. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
6.10. Zydus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

FIG. 1 Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market: Research Methodology
FIG. 2 Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs: Market Segmentation
FIG. 3 Global Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market, by Drug Class, 2017 (US$ Mn)
FIG. 4 Global Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market, by Geography, 2017 (US$ Mn)
FIG. 5 Attractive Investment Proposition: by Geography, 2017
FIG. 6 Competitive Analysis: Global Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market, by Key Players, 2017
FIG. 7 Global Acyclovir Drug Market for Genital Herpes Treatment, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
FIG. 8 Global Famciclovir Drug Market for Genital Herpes Treatment, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
FIG. 9 Global Valacyclovir Drug Market for Genital Herpes Treatment, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
FIG. 10 U.S. Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
FIG. 11 Canada Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
FIG. 12 U.K. Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
FIG. 13 Germany Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
FIG. 14 Rest of Europe Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
FIG. 15 China Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
FIG. 16 Japan Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
FIG. 17 Rest of Asia Pacific Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
FIG. 18 Brazil Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
FIG. 19 Mexico Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
FIG. 20 Rest of Latin America Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
FIG. 21 GCC Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
FIG. 22 Rest of MEA Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)

TABLE 1 Global Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market Portraiture
TABLE 2 Global Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market, by Drug Class, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 3 Global Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market, by Geography, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 4 North America Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market, by Drug Class, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 5 North America Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market, by Country, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 6 Europe Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market, by Drug Class, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 7 Europe Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market, by Country/Region, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 8 Asia Pacific Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market, by Drug Class, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 9 Asia Pacific Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market, by Country/Region, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 10 Latin America Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market, by Drug Class, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 11 Latin America Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market, by Country/Region, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 12 Middle East and Africa Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market, by Drug Class, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 13 Middle East and Africa Genital Herpes Treatment Drugs Market, by Country/Region, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 14 AstraZeneca, Plc.: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Information; Product Portfolio; Key Developments)
TABLE 15 Apotheca, Inc.: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Information; Product Portfolio; Key Developments)
TABLE 16 Asahi Kasei Pharma Corporation: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Information; Product Portfolio; Key Developments)
TABLE 17 Carlsbad Technology, Inc.: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Information; Product Portfolio; Key Developments)
TABLE 18 GlaxoSmithkline, Plc.: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Information; Product Portfolio; Key Developments)
TABLE 19 Mylan N.V.: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Information; Product Portfolio; Key Developments)
TABLE 20 Novartis AG: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Information; Product Portfolio; Key Developments)
TABLE 21 Merck & Co., Inc.: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Information; Product Portfolio; Key Developments)
TABLE 22 Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd.: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Information; Product Portfolio; Key Developments)
TABLE 23 Zydus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Information; Product Portfolio; Key Developments)

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