Global Dementia Drugs Market, by Drug Class (MAO Inhibitors, Cholinesterase Inhibitors, and Glutamate Inhibitors), by Distribution Channel (Hospital Pharmacies, Retail Pharmacies, and Others), and by Region (North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa) is estimated to be valued at US$ 20,677.0 Million in 2022 and is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 8.5% during the forecast period (2022-2030), as highlighted in a new report published by Coherent Market Insights.

Increasing prevalence of dementia is expected to drive growth of global dementia drugs market over forecast period. For instance, on September 2, 2021, according to the Fact sheet published by the World Health Organization (WHO), dementia was the seventh leading cause of death among all diseases and one of the major causes of disability and dependency among older people globally. Dementia results from a variety of diseases and injuries that primarily or secondarily affect the brain. Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia and may contribute to 60-70% of cases.

Global Dementia Drugs Market- Impact of Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic and lockdowns in various countries across the globe have impacted the financial status of businesses across all sectors, including the private healthcare sector. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the entire supply chain of the healthcare industry, mainly due to strict lockdown in several regions. Private healthcare is one such sector that has been impacted significantly by the COVID-19 pandemic.

However, the COVID-19 pandemic had a negative impact on the global dementia drugs market, owing to increased risk of Covid-19 infection on dementia patients. For instance, In December 2021, an article published in The Karger scientific journal stated about the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Dementia Risk which stated that the SARS-CoV-2 infection increases the risk for cognitive decline and has the potential to exacerbate pre-existing dementia due to probable COVID-19 cognitive decline pathways, evidence of common neurological symptoms in patients, and relevant long-term symptoms in recovered persons. SARS-CoV-2 infection that have the potential to increase and contribute to cognitive impairment and dementia.

Global Dementia Drugs Market: Key Developments

On June 8, 2021, Biogen, a biotechnology company and Eisai, Co., Ltd., a pharmaceutical company had announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had granted accelerated approval for ADUHELM (aducanumab-avwa) as the first and only Alzheimer’s disease treatment to address a defining pathology of the disease by reducing amyloid beta plaques in the brain. The efficacy of ADUHELM was evaluated in two Phase 3 clinical trials EMERGE (Study 1) and ENGAGE (Study 2) in patients with early stages of Alzheimer’s disease (mild cognitive impairment and mild dementia) with confirmed presence of amyloid pathology.

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Moreover, increasing research and development funding by regulatory authorities or government organizations is expected to drive market growth during the forecast period. For instance, on June 29, 2022, The House Appropriations Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (Labor-HHS) Appropriations subcommittee, U.S. has proposed a US$ 200 million increase in Alzheimer’s and dementia research funding at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and US$ 30 million to implement the bipartisan Building Largest Dementia Infrastructure for Alzheimer's Act at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Key Takeaways of the Global Dementia Drugs Market:

  • The global dementia drugs market is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 8.5% during the forecast period due to increasing adoption of inorganic growth strategies such as collaboration by market players. For instance, on January 20, 2022, The Alzheimer’s Association and The Joint Commission, U.S. that helps to educate patients for risk reduction of dementia and early detection had announced a collaboration to help improve quality and safety in dementia care in nursing, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities. As part of the collaboration, The Joint Commission would provide accreditation and certification information for inclusion in the Alzheimer’s Association Community Resource Finder (CRF), a database of dementia and aging-related resources for individuals, families and caregivers seeking programs and services targeted by zip code.
  • Among Drug class, the Cholinesterase Inhibitors segment holds a dominant position, owing to effectiveness of Cholinesterase Inhibitors for treatment of dementia. According to Dementia Australia, an organization that offers support, information, education and counselling to dementia patients stated that three drugs in a class called cholinesterase inhibitors are used in Australia to treat Alzheimer’s disease. Cholinesterase inhibitors result in higher concentrations of acetylcholine, leading to increased communication between nerve cells, which in turn, may temporarily improve or stabilize the symptoms of dementia.
  • Among regions, North America is expected to hold the dominant market for dementia drugs, owing increasing prevalence of dementia in the region. For instance, in March 2022, Population Reference Bureau, U.S. stated that the proportion of adults ages 70 and older with dementia were around 10% in 2019.
  • Major players operating in the global dementia drugs market include Eisai, Inc., Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Biogen Pharmaceuticals, Forest Laboratories, Inc., Eli Lilly and Company, Novartis AG, Sanofi S.A., AstraZeneca GmbH, F. Hoffmann-La Roche, Merck & Co., Inc., Valeant Pharmaceutical International, Pfizer Inc., and Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd.

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