Introduction The global market for nicotine gum has witnessed continued demand during the last few years and is projected to reach USD 5,986 Million by 2022, at a CAGR of 3.01%, in terms of sales and is projected to reach 5,551 Million pieces by 2022, in terms of volume. The increase in demand for Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) and its products, will drive the demand higher for nicotine gum in the decade. Increase in health awareness and higher availability of nicotine gum globally will support the market growth in the coming years.

The nicotine gum market, based on type, is segmented into 2 mg, 4 mg, and 6 mg dosage forms. The 2 mg segment dominated with a market share of 66.4% and is projected to grow at the highest CAGR of 3.35% during the forecast period. The Global nicotine gum market is at the Maturity stage of its life cycle.

To tap the consumer market, various flavors of nicotine gums including lemon, cinnamon, fruit, mint and others, have been introduced. The unique features of the product including rapid alleviation of nicotine withdrawal symptoms, capability of protecting oral mucosa, fluid-engendering, and throat-moistening have contributed to the innovation in the nicotine gum market.

The key market players are Novartis Consumer Health Inc, Perrigo Co. Plc., Pfizer Inc., Fertin Pharma, Glaxosmithkline Plc., Johnson & Johnson, Cambrex Corporation, and Reynolds American.
The prime objective of innovation in the nicotine gum products and processes are that of achieving reductions in cigarette consumption by offering various product forms, flavors, and packaging styles.
The mechanism in Nicotine gums involves the release of nicotine which is absorbed by the body and binds with the nicotine receptors, reducing nicotine craving and withdrawal symptoms associated with smoking cessation. Despite high benefits, there are side-effects that include an increased heart rate, increased blood pressure, oral irritation, dental pain, hiccups, heartburn, nausea and indigestion, which has limited the nicotine gum potential demand.

The 2 mg segment of Nicotine Gum had the largest market share of 64.35% in 2015, and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 3.35% during the forecast period. The 2 mg market segment has been targeted for those who smoke fewer than 25 cigarettes a day. The second dosage segment inclusive of 1 mg, 6 mg and other dosage forms witnessed an increased market growth during the period, 2011-2015.
The North American region had the largest market share of 43.67% in 2015 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 2.66% during the estimated period. Europe follows North-America and is an important region for nicotine gum exports. The Asia-Pacific region is emerging as new target region including China, India, and Japan and South-East Asian countries.

Key Players
The leading market players in nicotine gum primarily are Novartis Consumer Health Inc, Perrigo Co. Plc., Pfizer Inc., Fertin Pharma, Glaxosmithkline Plc., Johnson & Johnson, Cambrex Corporation, and Reynolds American.

Study Objectives of Nicotine Gum Forecast to 2020

  • To provide driving factors for the global nicotine gum market through 2015 to 2020
  • To provide the major factors need to be addressed for wide scale adoption of nicotine gum through the forecast years
  • To understand the supply and demand dynamics
  • To provide strategic profiling of key players in the market, comprehensively analyzing their core competencies, and drawing a competitive landscape for the market
  • Analysis of historical market trends, and technologies, and current government regulatory requirements
  • To provide strategic profiling of key players in the market, comprehensively analyzing their core competencies, and drawing a competitive landscape for the market

Target Audience

  • Nicotine gum manufacturers
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • E-commerce
  • Retailers
  • Government organizations

Key Findings

  • The 2 mg segment had the largest market share of 64.35% in 2015
  • The North American region had the largest market share of 43.67% in 2015
  • The prime objective of innovation in nicotine gum products and processes include achieving reductions in cigarette consumption by offering various product forms, flavors, and packaging styles.

Country Analysis of Global Nicotine Gum Market Forecast to 2020 Market
As per the MRFR analysis, the global market for nicotine gum has witnessed continued demand during the last few years and is projected to reach USD 5,986 Million by 2022, at a CAGR of 3.01%.

The reports also cover country level analysis:

  • North America
  • Europe
  • APAC
  • Rest of the World