Global Transdermal Patches Market Size, Share, Opportunities, COVID-19 Impact, And Trends By Transdermal Patch Type (Single-layer Drug-in-Adhesive, Multi-layer Drug-in-Adhesive, Reservoir, Vapour Patch, Matrix), By Application (Neurologic Conditions, Pain Management, Nicotine Cessation, Cardiovascular, Others), And By Geography - Forecasts From 2021 To 2026

  • Published : Jun 2021
  • Report Code : KSI061611627
  • Pages : 115

The global transdermal patches market is projected to witness a compound annual growth rate of 2.95% to grow to US$10,573.094 million by 2026, from US$8,626.167 million in 2019. The market is projected to show steady growth primarily attributed to the success of transdermal patches in dealing with the issues concerns. Transdermal Patches are stuck to the skin and provide medication to the body through the skin. It does not involve the usage of sirens or other material that is to be injected into the body but has glue and sticks to the skin, making them easy to apply and remove. Further, the benefits of these patches, such as painless administration of medicine and prolonged activity of the drug are making them widely favorable, especially among the old aged people and youth. Pain management transdermal patch is widely used around the world to ease out joint, muscular, and other paining points. The global transdermal patches market is segmented based on type, application, and geography.

Major companies have been providing advanced transdermal patches to their customers. For Instance, Aveva, one of the global leaders in transdermal drug delivery in the United States, offers controlled release, fully integrated nicotine transdermal patches to their patients and customers. Other companies are also making significant developments in the market. In India, Rusan Healthcare Pvt Ltd. provides nicotine patch 2baconil for patients seeking Nicotine Replacement Therapy. The company had been planning to expand its presence, worldwide.

A number of people quitting smoking.

The market is expected to surge in the coming years in the region due to the increasing number of people quitting smoking. The decrease in the smoking rate is expected to drive the demand for nicotine patches and nicotine replacement therapies. This will lead to a surge in the sales for transdermal skin patches, in the coming years. According to the Center for Disease Control & Prevention, in the year 2018, 7.5% of adult smokers, with a number around 2.9 million were successful in quitting smoking. 31.2% of all adult smokers stated that they received medication and counseling when trying to leave smoking. According to the World Health Organization, smokers who are familiar with the consequences of consuming tobacco, most are willing to quit. In China, according to the National Health and Planning Commission, 23% to 25% of cancer-related deaths were attributable to smoking, annually. Smoking and nicotine cessation are known to be effective treatments in cancer prevention. Of all-around 316 million smokers in China, 18% have been planning to quit smoking. In India, according to the Global Adult Tobacco Survey in 2019, of the 21,085 current tobacco users in the survey conducted, 52.2% were willing to quit all types of tobacco. Research by on 1,686 heavy smokers aged 25-64 years showed that cessation was possible in 163 patients or 19.4% patients who used nicotine patches and in 99 patients (11.7%) who used placebo patches. The study concluded that nicotine patch is efficient in cessation of smoking.

COVID-19 Impact On Transdermal Patches Market

The global transdermal patch market witnessed a slight decline during the year 2020 owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. The advent of COVID-19 led to the development of various other innovations is taking place during the year in the pharmaceutical industry to fight the ongoing pan-demic. But, despite the slowdown, there had been a plethora of developments in the market. According to the World Health Organization, tobacco smokers are more vulnerable to contract COVID-19, as the act of smoking also involves contact of fingers, with the person’s lips. This increases the possibility of transmission of the COVID virus from hand to mouth. But in May 2020, it was reported that nicotine patches would be tested on COVID-19 patients in the country of France after research stated that the drug could offer protection from the virus. In January 2021, The Ministry of Health of Jordan announced that it had received its donation of Nico-tine Replacement Therapy from Johnson & Johnson, a major player in the market, through a partnership with the Access Initiative for quitting Tobacco, during the time of COVID-19. The do-nation had been estimated at a retail value of around US$800K.

North America is expected to have a major share.

North America forms a budding market for transdermal patches drug delivery system, mainly due to the presence of cutting-edge R&D happening in countries like the United States of America and Canada, along with a growing population with chronic ailments, demand for better systems to deliver vaccines, and an increasing percentage of the elderly population which might benefit with a non-invasive system to administer drugs. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has come up with draft guidance for transdermal and topical drug delivery systems with many pharmaceutical companies rolling out drugs having this method of application. Looking at the positive industry landscape along with support from governments, it is expected that the trans-dermal patches market in North America will witness decent and consistent growth in the upcoming years.

Global Transdermal Patches Market Scope:

Report Metric Details
 Market size value in 2019  US$8,626.167 million
 Market size value in 2026  US$10,573.094 million
 Growth Rate  CAGR of 2.95% from 2019 to 2026
 Base year  2019
 Forecast period  2021–2026
 Forecast Unit (Value)  USD Million
 Segments covered  Transdermal Patch Type, Applications, And Geography
 Regions covered  North America, South America, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Asia Pacific
 Companies covered AdhexPharma, ProSolus Inc., Tapemark, Tesa Labtec GmbH, Nitto Denko Corporation, Noven Pharmaceuticals Inc., LTS Lohmann Therapie-Systeme AG, Medherant Limited, Corium International Inc., Medipatch Inc.
 Customization scope  Free report customization with purchase


Market Segmentation:

  • By Transdermal Patch Type
    • Single-layer Drug-in-Adhesive
    • Multi-layer Drug-in-Adhesive
    • Reservoir
    • Vapor Patch
    • Matrix
  • By Applications
    • Neurologic Conditions
    • Pain Management
    • Nicotine Cessation
    • Cardiovascular
    • Others
  • By Geography
    • North America
      • USA
      • Canada
      • Mexico
    • South America
      • Brazil
      • Argentina
      • Others
    • Europe
      • UK
      • Germany
      • France
      • Italy
      • Others
    • Middle East and Africa
    • Asia Pacific
      • Japan
      • China
      • India
      • South Korea
      • Thailand
      • Taiwan
      • Indonesia
      • Others

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q1. What is the size of the global transdermal patches market?
A1. Transdermal Patches Market was valued at US$8,626.167 million in the year 2019.

Q2. What will be the transdermal patches market size by 2026?
A2. The global transdermal patches market is projected to reach a market size of US$10,573.094 million by 2026.

Q3. What are the growth prospects for the transdermal patches market?
A3. The transdermal patches market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 2.95% during the forecast period.

Q4. What factors are anticipated to drive the transdermal patches market growth?
A4. The market is projected to show steady growth primarily attributed to the success of transdermal patches in dealing with the issues concerns.

Q5. Which region holds the maximum share of the transdermal patches market?
A5. North America is expected to have a major share of the transdermal patches market.

1. Introduction
1.1. Market Definition
1.2. Market Segmentation

2. Research Methodology
2.1. Research Data
2.2. Assumptions

3. Executive Summary
3.1. Research Highlights

4. Market Dynamics
4.1. Market Drivers
4.2. Market Restraints
4.3. Porters Five Forces Analysis
4.3.1. Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.3.2. Bargaining Power of Buyers
4.3.3. The Threat of New Entrants
4.3.4. Threat of Substitutes
4.3.5. Competitive Rivalry in the Industry
4.4. Industry Value Chain Analysis

5. Transdermal Patch Market Analysis, By Transdermal Patch Type 
5.1. Introduction
5.2. Single-layer Drug-in-Adhesive
5.3. Multi-layer Drug-in-Adhesive
5.4. Reservoir
5.5. Vapor Patch
5.6. Matrix

6. Transdermal Patch Market Analysis, By Applications
6.1. Introduction
6.2. Neurologic Conditions
6.3. Pain Management
6.4. Nicotine Cessation
6.5. Cardiovascular
6.6. Others

7. Transdermal Patch Market Analysis, By Geography 
7.1.  Introduction
7.2.  North America
7.2.1. United States
7.2.2. Canada
7.2.3. Mexico
7.3. South America
7.3.1. Brazil
7.3.2. Argentina
7.3.3. Others
7.4. Europe
7.4.1. UK
7.4.2. France
7.4.3. Germany
7.4.4. Italy
7.4.5. Others
7.5. Middle East and Africa 
7.6. Asia Pacific
7.6.1. Japan
7.6.2. China
7.6.3. India
7.6.4. Thailand
7.6.5. Taiwan
7.6.6. Indonesia
7.6.7. Others

8.  Competitive Environment and Analysis
8.1. Major Players and Strategy Analysis
8.2.  Emerging Players and Market Lucrativeness
8.3.  Mergers, Acquisitions, Agreements, and Collaborations
8.4.  Vendor Competitiveness Matrix

9. Company Profiles
9.1. AdhexPharma
9.2. ProSolus Inc.
9.3. Tapemark
9.4. Tesa Labtec GmbH
9.5. Nitto Denko Corporation
9.6. Noven Pharmaceuticals Inc.
9.7. LTS Lohmann Therapie-Systeme AG
9.8. Medherant Limited
9.9. Corium International Inc.
9.10. Medipatch Inc.


ProSolus Inc.


Tesa Labtec GmbH

Nitto Denko Corporation

Noven Pharmaceuticals Inc.

LTS Lohmann Therapie-Systeme AG

Medherant Limited

Corium International Inc.

Medipatch Inc.

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