The US general anesthesia drugs market size is projected to reach USD 2.4 billion by 2025 from USD 2.0 billion in 2020, at a CAGR of 3.4% during the forecast period. The major factors driving the growth of this market are the rapid growth in geriatric population, rising prevalence of cancer and increasing number of emergency surgeries. However, issues related to the side effects of general anesthesia drugs in pregnant women and children are likely to restrain the market growth to a certain extent.

“By route of administration, the intravenous drugs accounted for the largest share of the US general anesthesia drugs market.”
The intravenous drugs segment is expected to account for the largest market share in 2020. Factors such rapid onset of action, introduction of new anesthesia drugs with desired pharmacologic effects is expected to drive the market of intravenous anesthesia drugs. Moreover, intravenous anesthesia drugs are less expensive and do not require expensive machines for administration which contributes to the high market share of the segment. Among intravenous anesthesia drugs, propofol accounted for the major share of the market in 2020. Smooth onset of action, high rate of total body clearance and less side effects are some of the factors contributing to high uptake of propofol as an anesthetic agent.

“By End user, Hospitals accounted for the largest share of the US general anesthesia drugs market”
The hospitals segment accounted for the largest share of the US general anesthesia drugs market in 2019. The massive patient footfall in hospitals and the increasing number of surgeries performed in these facilities are the factors responsible for the largest share of the segment.

Breakdown of primaries
The study contains insights from various industry experts, ranging from component suppliers to Tier 1 companies and OEMs. The break-up of the primaries is as follows:

  • By Respondent– Supply Side- 80%, Demand Side-20%
  • By Designation- Executives- 25%, CXOs- 20%, Managers - 55%

The US general anesthesia drugs market is dominated by a few established players such as Baxter International Inc. (US), Hikma Pharmaceuticals plc (UK), Pfizer Inc. (US), Piramal Enterprises Limited (India), AbbVie (US), Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA (Germany), Par Pharmaceutical (US), Teva Pharmaceuticals (Israel), Viatris/Mylan (US), Novartis AG (US), Abbott Laboratories (US), AstraZeneca plc (US), F. Hoffmann-La Roche (Switzerland), GlaxoSmithKline plc (UK), Gilead Sciences, Inc. (US), Bayer AG (Germany), Merck & Co., Inc. (Germany), Sanofi (France), Heritage Pharmaceuticals Inc. (US), Akorn (US), and Apotex (Canada).

Research Coverage:
The report segments the US general anesthesia drugs market based on route of administration ((inhalational (sevoflurane, desflurane, isoflurane and nitrous oxide) and intravenous (propofol, benzodiazepines, ketamine, methohexital sodium and others)),end user (hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers). Company type (Tier 1, tier 2, Tier 3 providers of general anesthesia drugs). The report also provides a comprehensive review of market drivers, challenges, and opportunities in the US general anesthesia drugs market.

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