Topical Drug Delivery Market Size, Share, Growth Analysis, Forecast Report 2019-2025

Topical Drug Delivery Market

Topical Drug Delivery Market: By Product (Semi-Solid Formulations, Transdermal Products, Solid Formulations, and Liquid Formulations), By Route of Administration (Dermal Drug Delivery, Nasal Drug Delivery, Ophthalmic Drug Delivery, Vaginal Drug Delivery, and Rectal Drug Delivery), By Facility of Use (Homecare Settings, Burn Centers, Hospitals & Clinics, and Other Facilities), and By Region - Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis, and Forecast, 2019 – 2025

Category: Healthcare Report Format : PDF Pages: 110 Report Code: ZMR-4763 Published Date: Feb-2020 Status : Published
Market Size in 2018 Market Forecast in 2025 CAGR (in %) Base Year
USD 94.6 Billion USD 125 Billion 5.7% 2018

The Global Topical Drug Delivery Market Size was worth around USD 94.6 Billion in 2018 and is predicted to grow to around USD 125 Billion by 2025 with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of roughly 5.7% between 2019 and 2025. The report offers valuation and analysis of Topical Drug Delivery Market on a global as well as regional level. The study offers a comprehensive assessment of the industry competition, limitations, sales estimates, avenues, current & emerging trends, and industry-validated market data. The report offers historical data from 2016 to 2018 along with a forecast from 2019 to 2025 based on value (USD Billion).

Key Growth Drivers

Rise in the incidences of burn injuries, growing frequency of eye & skin disorders, and surge in the number of diabetics will embellish the market growth over the forecast period. Furthermore, huge occurrence of skin ailments and burn injuries along with need for deep penetration of medicines in the body will enlarge the scope of the market over the forthcoming years. Moreover, topical drug delivery across the skin provides numerous benefits like sustained medicine release, reduction in oscillations in plasma medicine proportion, and circumvention of first-pass metabolism along with enhancing of patient compliance.

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Furthermore, with growing need to enhance drug absorption through skin, new topical drug delivery systems are used along with the nanotechnology.  This will enable in overcoming the skin barrier. For instance, lipid-based nano-delivery systems will facilitate effective drug delivery through skin.

Our report also provides the current developments taking place in the industry along with the competitive moves & strategies adopted by the market players to expand their business. Let us discuss about some of the reputed brands in the topical drug delivery industry.


In a key strategic move that can positively impact the topical drug delivery industry, MedPharm – a key manufacturer of drug delivery designs & systems – has developed in-vitro models that will assist the generic drug manufacturers to safely demonstrate the bioequivalence of generic medicines without conducting trials of the drugs on humans. Reportedly, the in-vitro models are predicted to minimize the costs & risks for these topically delivered generic drugs. Furthermore, the breakthrough is likely to help in reducing the entry barrier for the generic drug producers in topical drug delivery business.

Semi-Solid Formulations Segment To Dominate Product Landscape By 2025

The segmental growth over the forecast timeline is owing to high patient accessibility of topical gels along with rapid release of medicines. Moreover, the semi-solid formulations help in preventing skin irritation.

Homecare Settings To Contribute Majorly Towards the Market Share Over 2019-2025

The growth of the segment over the forecast timeline is attributed to a surge in the number of customers preferring the home-based therapies along with the end-user convenience and affordability due to taking treatment at homes.

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Report Attributes Report Details
Report Name Topical Drug Delivery Market Research Report
Market Size in 2018 USD 94.6 Billion
Market Forecast in 2025 USD 125 Billion
Growth Rate CAGR of 5.7%  
Number of Pages 110  
Key Companies Covered Nestle S.A., Johnson & Johnson, GlaxoSmithKline plc, Novartis AG, Merck & Co, Bausch Health Companies Inc., Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co., Inc., Bayer AG, Cipla Limited, Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, Mylan N.V., and Crescita Therapeutics Inc. amongst others.
Segments Covered By Product, By Route of Administration, By Facility of use, And By Region
Regions Covered North America, Europe, Asia Pacific (APAC), Latin America, Middle East, and Africa (MEA)
Base Year 2018
Historical Year 2016 to 2018
Forecast Year 2019 - 2025
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North American Market To Accrue Highest Gains Over Forecast Timespan

The topical drug delivery industry in North America is set to record highest CAGR over the forecast timeline. The regional market growth is attributed to huge incidences of skin ailments, introduction & approval of new topical drug designs, and government aid.

Some of the leading players in the global market include

  • Nestle S.A.
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • GlaxoSmithKline plc
  • Novartis AG
  • Merck & Co
  • Bausch Health Companies Inc.
  • Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co. Inc.
  • Bayer AG
  • Cipla Limited
  • Glenmark Pharmaceuticals
  • Mylan N.V.
  • Crescita Therapeutics Inc.

The global topical drug delivery market is segmented as follows:

By Product Analysis

  • Semi-solid Formulations
    • Creams
    • Ointments
    • Lotions
    • Gels
    • Pastes
  • Liquid Formulations
    • Suspensions
    • Solutions
  • Solid Formulations
    • Powders
    • Suppositories
  • Transdermal Products
    • Transdermal Patches
    • Transdermal Semi-solids

By Route of Administration Analysis

  • Dermal Drug Delivery
  • Ophthalmic Drug Delivery
  • Rectal Drug Delivery
  • Vaginal Drug Delivery
  • Nasal Drug Delivery

By Facility of Use Analysis

  • Homecare Settings
  • Hospitals & Clinics
  • Burn Centers
  • Other Facilities (academic & research institutes and diagnostic centers)

By Region Analysis

  • North America
    • U.S.
  • Europe
    • UK
    • France
    • Germany
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
  • Middle East and Africa

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