Cataplexy Drugs Market Size & Share, by Drug Type (Central Nervous System Stimulants, Sodium Oxybate, Tricyclic Antidepressants); Distribution Channel (Hospital, Retail, Online Pharmacies) - Global Supply & Demand Analysis, Growth Forecasts, Statistics Report 2030

  • Report ID: 3472
  • Published Date: Feb 08, 2023
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Global Cataplexy Drugs Market Highlights 2022 – 2030

The global cataplexy drugs market is estimated to garner a large revenue by growing at a notable CAGR over the forecast period, i.e., 2022 – 2030. The growth of the market can be attributed to the growing prevalence of cataplexy disorder around the world, increasing geriatric population and rise in awareness levels about various treatment options for this condition. According to the World Health Organization, in 2018, 125 million people around the world were aged 80 years or older. By 2050, the world’s population aged 60 years and older is expected to total 2 billion, up from 900 million in 2015. Apart from these, there is a surge in the number of people suffering from a host of disorders such as hallucinations, sleep paralysis, disrupted nocturnal sleep, and obesity, which is also considered to be a crucial factor driving market growth in the upcoming years. Furthermore, increasing consumption of alcohol, tobacco and coffee, along with stressful lifestyle are also projected to fuel the expansion of market in the near future.

Cataplexy Drugs Market

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The market is segmented by drug type into central nervous system stimulants, sodium oxybate, tricyclic antidepressants, and others, out of which, the sodium oxybate segment is anticipated to witness the highest growth in the global cataplexy drugs market on account of the high effectiveness of this drug for treating cataplexy and daytime extreme sleepiness. Along with these, rising awareness about the benefits of sodium oxybate among people, is also projected to boost the growth of the market segment in the coming years. Additionally, on the basis of distribution channel, the segment for hospital pharmacies is assessed to grab the largest share during the forecast period, which can be credited to the fact that a hospital facility promotes frequent interactions of prescriber and other health professionals and improved input in making efficient drugs related decisions. 

Major Macro-Economic Indicators Impacting the Market Growth

Healthcare Expenditure

According to the statistics by the World Health Organization, the global per capita healthcare expenditure amounted to USD 1,064.741 in the year 2017. The worldwide healthcare expenditure per person grew from USD 864.313 in 2008 to USD 1,110.841 in 2018, where the U.S. is the top country that amounted to healthcare expenditure of USD 10, 623.85 per capita in 2018. As of 2018, the domestic general government healthcare spending in the U.S. was USD 5355.79, which grew from USD 3515.82 in 2008. These are some of the factors responsible for market growth over the past few years. Moreover, as per the projections by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the estimated average annual percent change related to National Health Expenditures (NHE) in the U.S. was 5.2% in 2020 as compared to 2019 (4.5%). Furthermore, the National Health Expenditures are projected to reach USD 6,192.5 Billion in 2028, where the per capita expenditure is estimated to touch USD 17,611 in the same year. These are notable indicators that are anticipated to create lucrative business opportunities in upcoming years.

Global Cataplexy Drugs Market Regional Synopsis

On the basis of geographical analysis, the global cataplexy drugs market is segmented into five major regions including North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and the Middle East & Africa region. The market in North America is estimated to witness noteworthy growth and garb the largest share over the forecast period on the back of the high healthcare spending, rising number of cases of cataplexy and strong presence of prominent market players in the region. According to the National Health Expenditure Accounts (NHEA), total healthcare spending in the United States grew 4.6 percent in 2019, reaching USD 3.8 trillion. As a share of the nation's Gross Domestic Product, health spending accounted for 17.7 percent. Moreover, the market in Europe is also estimated to occupy a significant share owing to the rising number of R&D activities in the medical sector and growing investments of key industry players to develop and commercialize their drug candidates in the region.

The global cataplexy drugs market is further classified on the basis of region as follows:

  • North America (U.S. & Canada) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Rest of Latin America) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis
  • Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Hungary, Belgium, Netherlands & Luxembourg, NORDIC, Poland, Turkey, Russia, Rest of Europe) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis
  • Asia-Pacific (China, India, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand, Rest of Asia-Pacific) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis
  • Middle East and Africa (Israel, GCC (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman), North Africa, South Africa, Rest of Middle East and Africa) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis

Market Segmentation

Our in-depth analysis of the global cataplexy drugs market includes the following segments:

By Drug Type

  • Central Nervous System Stimulants
  • Sodium Oxybate
  • Tricyclic Antidepressants
  • Others

By Distribution Channel

  • Hospital Pharmacies
  • Retail Pharmacies
  • Online Pharmacies

Growth Drivers

  • Growing Prevalence of Cataplexy Disorder Around the World
  • Rising Geriatric Population Globally


  • Poor Healthcare Infrastructure of Underdeveloped Nations

Top Featured Companies Dominating the Market

  • Graymark Healthcare, Inc.
    • Company Overview
    • Business Strategy
    • Key Product Offerings
    • Financial Performance
    • Key Performance Indicators
    • Risk Analysis
    • Recent Development
    • Regional Presence
    • SWOT Analysis
  • Shire Plc.
  • Teva Pharmaceutical USA Inc.
  • Arena Pharmaceuticals
  • Jazz Pharmaceuticals Plc.
  • Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
  • Shionogi Inc
  • Takeda Pharmaceutical Company
  • Addrenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.


In the News

·   January 2020- Jazz Pharmaceuticals, one of the largest biopharmaceutical companies, revealed that it has submitted a New Drug Application for JZP-258 for cataplexy and excessive daytime sleepiness.

Author Credits:  Radhika Pawar

  • Report ID: 3472
  • Published Date: Feb 08, 2023
  • Report Format: PDF, PPT

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

The major factors driving market growth are growing prevalence of cataplexy disorder around the world and rising geriatric population globally.

The market is anticipated to attain a notable CAGR over the forecast period, i.e., 2022 – 2030.

Poor healthcare infrastructure of underdeveloped nations is estimated to hamper the market growth.

North America will provide more business opportunities for market growth owing to the high healthcare spending, and rising number of cases of cataplexy.

The major players in the market are Graymark Healthcare, Inc., Shire Plc., Teva Pharmaceutical USA Inc., Arena Pharmaceuticals, and others.

The company profiles are selected based on the revenues generated from the product segment, geographical presence of the company which determine the revenue generating capacity as well as the new products being launched into the market by the company.

The market is segmented by drug type, distribution channel, and by region.

The hospital pharmacies segment is anticipated to hold largest market size in value and is estimated to grow at a robust CAGR over the forecast period and display significant growth opportunities.

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