Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Market: By Drug Type (Nintedanib and Pirfenidone) Regional Analysis & Forecast - 2026

  • OI-122
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  • Published date: May, 2019
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  • Biopharmaceuticals
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Idiopathic pneumonic fibrosis is ordinarily found in patients 50 – 70 years of age, with 66% of the patients being more than 60 years of age at the time of diagnosis. Despite the fact that exceptionally atypical, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis ought not to be barred in more youthful patients. The pervasiveness of idiopathic pneumonic fibrosis was 2.7/100,000 between the ages of 35 and 44 years. Marginally a greater number of guys are influenced than females, however, no racial or ethnic preference has been founded.

Market Overview

The global Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis market was valued at $ XX Mn in 2018 and is forecast to grow at a strong XX% CAGR between 2018 and 2026, resulting in 2026 global sales of $ XX. The market is driven by an owing rise in geriatric population and growth in the prevalence of the fibrotic disease. However, the absence of proper treatment options is restraining the market growth. Moreover, Introduction of effective drug treatment for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis is providing ample opportunities for the market.

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis depending on drug type, pirfenidone segment is expected to account for the largest share of the Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis market. Pirfenidone is a medicine used for the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. It works by reducing lung fibrosis through downregulation of the production of growth factors and procollagens I and II.

Key Developments

  • 25, 2019 -- Algernon Pharmaceuticals Inc. a clinical stage pharmaceutical development company is pleased to announce that based on positive preliminary data from its first idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) study, the Company has decided to conduct further research and development on IPF


The global Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis market is segmented on the basis of drug type, and region.

Based on the Drug Type: Nintedanib and Pirfenidone.

Based on the region: North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, and LAMEA. Among that Asia-Pacific held the largest share of the market. North America is considered as the biggest market of idiopathic pneumonic fibrosis therapeutics. Moreover, the presence of main pharmaceutical organizations in these regions has decidedly affected the development of the market. Nations, for example, the US, Canada, Mexico, have represented a solid interest of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis therapeutics credited to the expanding number of IPF rate happening in these nations.

The key players of the Global Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis market include Merck, Prometic Life Sciences Inc., Biogen, Galapagos NV, FibroGen, Inc, F. Hoffmann-La Roche, and Boehringer Ingelheim

The report covers in-depth analysis of the Global Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis Market. The report assesses the market products pipeline by stage of development (early development, pre-clinical, clinical and in approval), by Drug Type (Nintedanib and Pirfenidone). In addition, the report includes key insights on other development activities, including (but not limited to) – licensing (In and Out), collaborations, acquisitions, reimbursement, patent, and regulatory designations.

The report includes in-depth company profiles of key players in the Global Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis Market. The company profile includes key information on the overview, financial highlights, product portfolio, business strategies, and key recent developments.

The report highlights information on emerging companies with potentially disruptive technologies and new market entrants.


  • Provides detailed analysis of the market structure along with forecast of the various segments and sub-segments of the Global Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis Market.

  • Provides a comparative analysis of key marketed and pipeline products.

  • Provides key information on players involved in the Global Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis Market.

  • Provides a complete overview of market segments and the regional outlook of Global Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis Market.

  • Provides in-depth coverage of key news related to global Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis Market, including major mergers and acquisitions and product development updates such as clinical trial progression updates and regulatory updates

Our research works on a holistic 360° approach to deliver high quality, validated and reliable information in our market reports. Market estimation and forecasting involve the following steps:

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  • Top-down and bottom-up approaches: The overall market size was used in the top-down approach to estimate the sizes of other individual submarkets (mentioned in the market segmentation by product, type of manufacturing, and disease) through percentage splits from secondary and primary research. The bottom-up approach was also implemented (wherever applicable) for data extracted from secondary research to validate the market segment revenues obtained.


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