Constipation Treatment Market is expected to reach US$ 13,386.19 Mn in 2027
Published Date : 30/09/2020

Report : Constipation Treatment Market Forecast to 2027 - COVID-19 Impact and Global Analysis by Therapeutic (Laxatives, Chloride Channel Activators, Peripherally Acting Mu-Opioid Receptor Antagonists, GC-C Agonists, and 5-HT4 Receptor Agonists); Disease (Chronic Idiopathic Constipation, Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation, and Opioid-Induced Constipation); Distribution Channel (Hospital Pharmacies, Retail Pharmacies, and Online Pharmacies), and Geography

Market for GC-C Agonists to Grow at Higher CAGR during 2020–2027


According to our new market research study on “Constipation Treatment Market to 2027 – Global Analysis and Forecast – by Therapeutic, Disease, and Distribution Channel,” the market is expected to reach US$ 13,386.19 million by 2027 from US$ 8,533.89 million in 2019; it is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 5.9% from 2020 to 2027. The report highlights trends prevailing in the market, and drivers and hindrances pertaining to the market growth. The key factors driving the market growth include the rising prevalence of chronic constipation and increasing number of FDA approvals and drug developments drive the market growth. However, preference for home and herbal remedies hinder the market growth.


Based on therapeutic, the constipation treatment market is segmented into laxatives, chloride channel activators, peripherally acting mu-opioid receptor antagonists, GC-C agonists, and 5-HT4 receptor agonists. The laxatives segment held the largest share of the market in 2019. However, GC-C agonists segment is anticipated to register the highest in the market during the forecast period. The growth of GC-C agonists is expected to grow at fastest growth rate due to rising product developments and product launches in the market.


AbbVie's Inc.; Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited; Bausch Health Companies Inc.; Bayer AG; Mallinckrodt Plc; Abbott; Cosmo Pharma; Sanofi; Albireo Pharma, Inc, and AstraZeneca are among the leading companies operating in the constipation treatment market. These companies adopt various organic and inorganic growth strategies to expand their global footprints and product portfolios, to meet the rising demand for the constipation treatments and related services. For instance, in July 2020, AbbVie Inc. has a product, MD-7246 a drug to treat constipation associated with irritable bowel syndrome in phase II clinical trial. The drug is formulated to treat constipation in adults, which is expected to serve people and help them in improving their bowel conditions.


Constipation Treatment Market, by Region, 2019 (%)
Constipation Treatment Market, by Region, 2019 (%)

The report segments global constipation treatment market as follows:


By Therapeutic

  • Laxatives
  • Chloride Channel Activators
  • Peripherally Acting Mu-Opioid Receptor Antagonists
  • GC-C Agonists
  • 5-HT4 Receptor Agonists

By Disease

  • Chronic Idiopathic Constipation
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome With Constipation
  • Opioid-Induced Constipation

By Distribution Channel

  • Hospital Pharmacies
  • Retail Pharmacies
  • Online Pharmacies

By Geography

  • North America
      • US
      • Canada
      • Mexico
  • Europe
      • France
      • Germany
      • UK
      • Spain
      • Italy
  • Asia Pacific (APAC)
      • China
      • India
      • Japan
      • Australia
      • South Korea
  • Middle East and Africa (MEA)
      • Saudi Arabia
      • UAE
      • South Africa
  • South and Central America (SCAM)
      • Brazil
      • Argentina

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