Alopecia Drugs Market Research Report- Forecast to 2027

Alopecia Drugs Market Information, by Alopecia Type (Alopecia Areata, Alopecia Totalis, and Alopecia Universalis), by Product Type (Tropical, Oral and others), by end user (Hospitals and Clinics, Saloons and Home Care) - Forecast till 2027

ID: MRFR/Pharma/1825-HCR | February 2021 | Region: Global | 84 pages         

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Alopecia Drugs Market Overview 


The alopecia drugs market size is expected to grow by 6.92%, is expected to reach around USD 11.8 billion in the forecast period. Alopecia is an autoimmune disease that results in massive hair loss on the body and scalp. The condition starts with smaller on the scalp. All these conditions are worsening over time. Complete hair loss is the several stages of the alopecia drugs market. However, this rare condition affects less than 5% of the population. Managing extensive cases of this disorder is challenging.


Also, most of the patients do not respond to the medications properly. The alopecia drugs market demand is continuously surging. The growth of alopecia drugs is steady in the forecast period. The American hair loss association shows that more than 95% of hair loss is due to androgenic alopecia. The alopecia drugs there are various types of alopecia.


Alopecia aerates alopecia details and requires proper medications to manage symptoms. Hair translation, scalp treatment are other treatments for this condition. The growth of pharmaceutical companies is raising the alopecia market growth. Due to the prevalence of autoimmune disease, the number of cases of alopecia is accepted to rise. However, the advancements in the alopecia drugs market will lead to high market value. 


Covid analysis 


The outbreak of covid 19 is bringing unprecedented changes in the alopecia drugs market. The impact of the virus is challenging both from the economic and health end. The health industry is under a high burden due to the virus outbreak.


 It is taking more than longer to control the spread and treatment of covid. This uncertainty is affecting the growth of global industries. The alopecia drugs market is witnessing a downfall during this period. Delaying treatment and rescheduling production are a few challenges. Also, governmental rules to control the spread of the virus are damaging market revenue. Lockdowns and restrictions have made it impossible to supply alopecia drugs. From 2020 the market operations are halted. However, post-pandemic market scenarios look positive. The higher need for alopecia drugs will create more demand in developing economies. 


Market dynamics 



  • Crucial market drivers 


The growth of the chronic disease is a crucial driver for the alopecia drugs market. Arthritis, cancer, ovary syndrome are a disease that can lead to hair loss. Abnormal hairlessness is a common symptom of this condition. The treatment for these conditions affects hair growth. Most of these patients develop alopecia. It occurs as a small patch on various parts of bodies. Over time the patch can widen causing hair to fall in all parts of the body.


The prevalence of these is increasing the need for alopecia drugs. In the next few years, the amount of chronic illness is expected to rise. It will expand the alopecia drugs market in the forecast period. Lifestyle changes are a major cause of alopecia. Today, many individuals work hours and stress is high. High stress and conditions related to anxiety can lead to alopecia.


 In most people, alopecia occurs due to massive stress. This driver of the alopecia drugs market wall increases the adoption of alopecia drugs in upcoming years. Furthermore, the growth of the geriatric population is the driver for the market. The senior population is prone to several chronic conditions. Hormonal imbalance and street in seniors can lead to alopecia. The growth of this population is bringing a positive impact on the market. market statistics shows rapid increase in the alopecia supply rate. 



  • Market growth opportunities 


The research and development in the market will lead to growth prospects in the alopecia drugs market. In recent years, the development of cytokine therapy is rising in alopecia drugs market. This degenerative cell therapy is expected to treat the condition effectively. The treatment with the cytokine component can increase hair growth for alopecia patients. This component not only stops hair fall but enables exceptional hair growth. The development of these alopecia drugs will lead to high demand in foreseeable future. Also, combination therapies in the market will open new growth opportunities. Today, the combination therapies are working well for alopecia. The physician is conducting various trials to prove its efficiency. With a successful trial, the product launches of combination drugs will have a positive impact. The supply rates will grow immensely due to this development.


Furthermore, advancement in stem cell therapy is a crucial driver for the alopecia drugs market. Today, stem cells are one of the high-end treatments for alopecia. It provides greater solutions for hair loss for alopecia patients. Also, the multifunctional effects of this product will improve drug mechanisms. All these factors will expand hair loss treatment market size.



  • The market restraints 


The alternatives in the alopecia drugs market is a major restraint. The licensed drugs available for the alopecia condition are less. In the forecast period, his usage of traditional cosmetic to enhance hair growth is prevalent. The use of serums, shampoo and hair packs will be higher.


However, this traditional cosmetic will not help to treat the condition. Furthermore, the availability of off label medications for alopecia is another restraining factor of the alopecia drugs market. generic drugs for alopecia can hamper the growth of lies drugs. The threat of substitutes is a major concern for the market. There are plenty of alternatives for the alopecia drugs market. Hair transplants, hair restoration, herbal medicines, hair gummies and much are available. More demand for alternatives can lead to a declining alopecia drugs growth trend. 



  • The market challenges 


Most of the clinical drugs do not get approval from the government. The stringent regulatory norms to get drugs approval is a major challenge. The alopecia drugs market has fewer drugs. The need for more clinical drugs to treat the condition is high. However, stringent rules supply process and decline production. There is extensive research happening in the alopecia market. 


New drugs development is a sophisticated process. Delayed approval of the alopecia drugs will lead to many alternatives from the user end. Also, the poor efficacy of a few alopecia drugs is a crucial challenge. The alopecia drugs may not immediately treat hair fall problems. It acts gradually by strengthening the weak hair follicles. Due to this, many users consider this treatment inefficient. These market challenges can hinder the overall growth rate in the forecast period.



  • Cumulative growth analysis 


The cumulative growth trend is stable in the forecast period. Some factors drive the demand for the market. The drivers of the market are chronic diseases, hormonal imbalance and the growing geriatric population is growth factors.


However, alternatives in the market are impeding the growth rate. Stringent governmental rules are another challenge of the market. However, stem cell therapy will bring high growth to the market. All these factors will make the alopecia drugs market growth substantial. 



  • Value chain analysis 


North America dominates with the highest alopecia drugs market share. Technological advancements are the crucial driver for higher growth. The presence of the key player in the market will enhance the overall market. Key players in the market are launching laser-based therapy for alopecia. There is plenty of alopecia foundation that cataract more awareness about the presence of government and non-government organisation will have a positive impact on the market. The growth opportunism of the alopecia drugs market is rising rapidly. 


Segment overview 


By type 



  • Alopecia Universalis

  • Alopecia Areata

  • Alopecia Totalis


By treatment type 


Tropical drugs 



  • Foams 

  • Cream 

  • Lotion 

  • Oils 

  • Shampoo 

  • Gels 

  • Oral drugs 

  • Lower level laser therapy 

  • Platelet-rich therapy 

  • Hair transplant services 


End-user 



  • Aesthetic clinic 

  • Hospitals 

  • Home care setting 

  • Dermatologic and trichology 


By region 



  • South America 

  • North America 

  • Europe 

  • Latin America 


Competitive landscape 


The competition in the alopecia drugs market is constantly surging. There are new product developments, paten ships and acquisition in the market. New drug development in the market will lead to high growth. Also, the new entry of key players is expected in the market. 


Regional analysis 


The North American market will dominate the overall alopecia drugs market. The presence of key players in the market is the crucial reason for high growth in the alopecia drugs market. The increasing rate of alopecia laser therapy is a demand driving factor of the market. There are plenty of factors that will lead to high development in the alopecia market.


 Further, Asia Pacific will witness high penetration of alopecia drugs. The disposable income in Asia pacific alopecia drugs market is rising. The international player’s investment in the market is expected to grow higher. China and is expected to be the leading player in Asia pacific. Production of alopecia drugs is massive in this region. Technology advancements are estimated to grow the growing alopecia drugs market. 


The key player in the alopecia drugs market is 



  1. Mylan N.V

  2. Aurobindo Pharma

  3. GlaxoSmithKline plc

  4. Cipla Limited

  5. Johnson & Johnson Services

  6. Merck & Co. Inc

  7. Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd

  8. Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd


Recent developments 



  1. The key players of the market are launching more laser treatment therapies. The advancements in the market will lead to high developments.  



  1. The market expansion and collaboration in the Asia Pacific market is constantly raising. 


Report overview 



  1. Market overview highlights 

  2. Analysis based upon COVID 19

  3. Explanation upon the Market Dynamics

  4. Value chain analysis

  5. Market segmentation overview

  6. The regional analysis

  7. Competitive landscape analysis

  8. Recent Developments



Report Scope:
Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   USD 11.8 Billion
  CAGR   6.92% (2016-2022)
  Base Year   2019
  Forecast Period   2020-2027
  Historical Data   2018
  Forecast Units   Value (USD Million)
  Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered   Alopecia Type, Product Type and end user
  Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
  Key Vendors   Cipla Inc., Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd., Johnson & Johnson, Merck & Co., Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd, The Himalaya Drug Company, Taisho Pharmaceutical Holdings Co., Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
  Key Market Opportunities   Joint ventures, strategic alliances, mergers and acquisitions, new product developments along with research and developments
  Key Market Drivers   increasing awareness, modern lifestyle changes, stress, drug-induced alopecia


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Alopecia drugs market valuation can touch USD 11.8 billion by 2022.

Alopecia drugs market can exhibit a CAGR of 6.92% from 2015 to 2022.

Rising stress levels due to current lifestyles of patients and genetics are major drivers of the global alopecia drugs market.

Availability of spurious products and inefficiency of treatment can hamper the global alopecia drugs market growth.

The Americas can dominate the global alopecia drugs market owing to patient spending on hair restoration and scalp problems.

Johnson & Johnson, Cipla Inc., Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd, The Himalaya Drug Company, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd., Merck & Co., Taisho Pharmaceutical Holdings Co., and Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. are notable players of the global alopecia drugs market.