Heparin Market

Heparin Market

Heparin Market Forecasts to 2028 - Global Analysis By Source (Bovine, Porcine and Other Sources), Global Heparin Market, By Administration Route (Subcutaneous, Intravenous and Other Administration Routes), Dosage Form, Ingredient, Therapeutics, Product, Application, Distribution Channel, End User and By Geography

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Published: 2023 ID: SMRC22650

This report covers the impact of COVID-19 on this global market

Years Covered


Estimated Year Value (2022)

US $7.4 BN

Projected Year Value (2028)

US $8.6 BN

CAGR (2022 - 2028)


Regions Covered

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, South America, and Middle East & Africa

Countries Covered

US, Canada, Mexico, Germany, UK, Italy, France, Spain, Japan, China, India, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Rest of Asia Pacific, South America, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Middle East & Africa, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, and South Africa

Largest Market

North America

Highest Growing Market

Asia Pacific

According to Stratistics MRC, the Global Heparin Market is accounted for $7.4 billion in 2022 and is expected to reach $8.6 billion by 2028 growing at a CAGR of 2.4% during the forecast period. Heparin is considered as one of the most essential drug for preserving life. It is a member of the anticoagulant medication family. Heparin is used as therapy for several chronic diseases. The drug possesses potent anti-inflammatory properties. It is injected into a vein or injected under the skin. It manages cardiac, orthopedic, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, and renal disorders. Its use also extends to the administration of major orthopedic procedures such as hip and knee replacements. It prevents blood clotting in patients with specific medical conditions or who are undergoing medical procedures such as open-heart surgery, bypass surgery, kidney dialysis, and blood transfusions.

According to CDC in 2022, 659,000 people in the United States die from heart disease each year which is 1 in every 4 deaths and was marked as one of the major causes of death in the country.

Market Dynamics:


Growing prevalence of chronic diseases and surgeries

The increasing number of patients having orthopedic, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, renal diseases and cardiac operations, as well as the use of heparin in these surgeries raised the usage of heparin. It helps to keep the blood from clotting and prevents excessive coagulation during operations and supports several off-label uses. Heparin mostly helps certain patients, especially those who must have certain types of surgery or who must remain in bed for a long time. These factors are fuelling the market demand.


Adverse side-effects

Heparin misuse or improper dosage can result in joint pain, stiffness, backaches, bleeding, spitting up blood, oozing from wounds and abdominal pain. Negative effects take a while to recover from. They irritate and cause severe discomfort. These side effects frequently make treatment more difficult and raise the total cost of therapy. These factors are hindering the growth of the market.


Rising government support

Government funds have been raised for heparin research and development that will create it with better therapeutic potential and fewer side effects. Heparin greatly enhances pain relief, promotes quicker recovery, reduces complications, and shortens hospital stays. So, the government combined the lack of familial support with the provision of free care at a government-funded hospital. These aspects are propelling the market expansion.


High medical costs & stringent regulations

The price of heparin therapy is relatively high. It requires regular monthly follow ups. Frequent treatments are making it the most costly medication. Government imposed rigorous controls since the heavy dosage of drug causes numerous negative side effects. The market's expansion is being hampered by its increasingly frequent use and negative consequences.

Covid-19 Impact

The COVID-19 epidemic has greatly increased market demand. COVID patients frequently develop aberrant blood clots because of clot-promoting auto antibodies that cause pulmonary embolisms and deep vein thrombosis, which presents a heparin opportunity. Early anticoagulation treatment with low-molecular-weight heparin effectively prevents COVID associated coagulopathy and endotheliopathy, which improve patient prognosis. These factors raised the demand for the market during pandemic.

The outpatient segment is expected to be the largest during the forecast period

The outpatient segment is estimated to have a lucrative growth, due to its high convenience and services. Due to the decrease in hospital expenditures, including those associated with hospital admission and other forms of hospitality, outpatients have an advantage over other patients. The significant proportion of this market is mostly due to low prices, expanded service availability, and patient comfort.

The intravenous segment is expected to have the highest CAGR during the forecast period

The intravenous segment is anticipated to witness the fastest CAGR growth during the forecast period, due to its easy accessibility. The intravenous method is used to give heparin, particularly unfractionated heparin. It allows quick bloodstream entrance and works quickly to avoid blood clots. The intravenous form of administration also makes it simpler to manage drug concentration in the blood.

Region with largest share:

North America is projected to hold the largest market share during the forecast period owing to the increase in cardiovascular diseases and accidents. Other variables that contribute to the region's high proportion include rising healthcare spending and rising patient awareness in this area. This region faces high annual deaths i.e. every 1 in 4 fatalities. These elements are raising the demand for heparin in this region.

Region with highest CAGR:

Asia Pacific is projected to have the highest CAGR over the forecast period, owing to the rising geriatric population. Moreover, Asia Pacific is the region that supplies the most API and crude heparin. This benefits regional businesses like Pharmax Lifesciences. Generic versions of medications whose patents have expired are produced locally at a reasonable price. Large chronically ill population and expanding economy are two of the main drivers of the market growth in this region.

Key players in the market

Some of the key players profiled in the Heparin Market include LEO Pharma A/S, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd, Aspen Holdings, Novartis AG, GlaxoSmithKline plc, Teva Pharmaceuticals, Fresenius SE & Co, Sanofi, Viatris Inc, Baxter International Inc, Pfizer Inc, United Biotech Ltd, Syntex SA, B. Braun Medical Inc, Leap Labchem Co, Bristol-Myers Squibb Co and Anselm Pharmaceuticals.

Key Developments:

In April 2022, Novartis announced the introduction of a new organizational structure and operating model designed to support the company’s innovation, growth, and productivity ambitions as a focused medicines company in the coming decade.

In April 2022, Dr.Reddy's Laboratories Ltd. along with its subsidiaries together and MediCane Health Inc. with its subsidiaries together announced the launch of its medical cannabis product in Germany. As part of collaboration between Dr. Reddy's and MediCane that started in 2021, MediCane will supply the medical cannabis products to Dr. Reddy's from its EU-GMP-certified facilities in Portugal along with providing logistical and regulatory support.

In March 2021, Teva announced the launch of the first generic version of AZOPT® (brinzolamide ophthalmic suspension) 1%. This is used to treat high pressure inside the eye due to ocular hypertension and open-angle glaucoma. This works by decreasing the amount of fluid in the eye. The product was developed by Indoco Remedies and will be manufactured at its facility in Goa, India.

Sources Covered:
• Bovine
• Porcine
• Other Sources

Administration Routes Covered:
• Subcutaneous
• Intravenous
• Other Administration Routes

Dosage Forms Covered:
• Solution
• Injection
• Other Dosage Forms

Ingredients Covered:
• Sodium
• Calcium
• Other Ingredients

Therapeutics Covered:
• Respiratory
• Cardiovascular
• Nephrology
• Oncology
• Central Nervous System
• Other Therapeutics

Products Covered:
• Unfractionated Heparin
• Low Molecular Weight Heparin
• Ultra-low Molecular Weight Heparin
• Other Products

Applications Covered:
• Deep Vein Thrombosis
• Coronery Artery Disease
• Pulmonary Embolism
• Atrial Fibrillation
• Venous Thromboembolism
• Renal Impairment
• Heart Attack
• Other Applications

Distribution Channels Covered:
• Hospitals
• Drug Stores
• Online Pharmacies
• Retail Pharmacies

End Users Covered:
• Inpatient
• Outpatient
• Homecare
• Other End Users

Regions Covered:
• North America
o US
o Canada
o Mexico
• Europe
o Germany
o UK
o Italy
o France
o Spain
o Rest of Europe
• Asia Pacific
o Japan
o China
o India
o Australia
o New Zealand
o South Korea
o Rest of Asia Pacific
• South America
o Argentina
o Brazil
o Chile
o Rest of South America
• Middle East & Africa
o Saudi Arabia
o Qatar
o South Africa
o Rest of Middle East & Africa

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- Company profiling with detailed strategies, financials, and recent developments
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Table of Contents

1 Executive Summary

2 Preface
2.1 Abstract
2.2 Stake Holders
2.3 Research Scope
2.4 Research Methodology
2.4.1 Data Mining
2.4.2 Data Analysis
2.4.3 Data Validation
2.4.4 Research Approach
2.5 Research Sources
2.5.1 Primary Research Sources
2.5.2 Secondary Research Sources
2.5.3 Assumptions

3 Market Trend Analysis
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Drivers
3.3 Restraints
3.4 Opportunities
3.5 Threats
3.6 Product Analysis
3.7 Application Analysis
3.8 End User Analysis
3.9 Emerging Markets
3.10 Impact of Covid-19

4 Porters Five Force Analysis
4.1 Bargaining power of suppliers
4.2 Bargaining power of buyers
4.3 Threat of substitutes
4.4 Threat of new entrants
4.5 Competitive rivalry

5 Global Heparin Market, By Source
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Bovine
5.3 Porcine
5.4 Other Sources

6 Global Heparin Market, By Administration Route
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Subcutaneous
6.3 Intravenous
6.4 Other Administration Routes

7 Global Heparin Market, By Dosage Form
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Solution
7.3 Injection
7.4 Other Dosage Forms

8 Global Heparin Market, By Ingredient
8.1 Introduction
8.2 Sodium
8.3 Calcium
8.5 Other Ingredients

9 Global Heparin Market, By Therapeutics
9.1 Introduction
9.2 Respiratory
9.3 Cardiovascular
9.4 Nephrology
9.5 Oncology
9.6 Central Nervous System
9.7 Other Therapeutics

10 Global Heparin Market, By Product
10.1 Introduction
10.2 Unfractionated Heparin
10.3 Low Molecular Weight Heparin
10.4 Ultra-low Molecular Weight Heparin
10.5 Other Products

11 Global Heparin Market, By Application
11.1 Introduction
11.2 Deep Vein Thrombosis
11.3 Coronery Artery Disease
11.4 Pulmonary Embolism
11.5 Atrial Fibrillation
11.6 Venous Thromboembolism
11.7 Renal Impairment
11.8 Heart Attack
11.9 Other Applications

12 Global Heparin Market, By Distribution Channel
12.1 Introduction
12.2 Hospitals
12.3 Drug Stores
12.4 Online Pharmacies
12.5 Retail Pharmacies

13 Global Heparin Market, By End User
13.1 Introduction
13.2 Inpatient
13.3 Outpatient
13.4 Homecare
13.5 Other End Users

14 Global Heparin Market, By Geography
14.1 Introduction
14.2 North America
14.2.1 US
14.2.2 Canada
14.2.3 Mexico
14.3 Europe
14.3.1 Germany
14.3.2 UK
14.3.3 Italy
14.3.4 France
14.3.5 Spain
14.3.6 Rest of Europe
14.4 Asia Pacific
14.4.1 Japan
14.4.2 China
14.4.3 India
14.4.4 Australia
14.4.5 New Zealand
14.4.6 South Korea
14.4.7 Rest of Asia Pacific
14.5 South America
14.5.1 Argentina
14.5.2 Brazil
14.5.3 Chile
14.5.4 Rest of South America
14.6 Middle East & Africa
14.6.1 Saudi Arabia
14.6.2 UAE
14.6.3 Qatar
14.6.4 South Africa
14.6.5 Rest of Middle East & Africa

15 Key Developments
15.1 Agreements, Partnerships, Collaborations and Joint Ventures
15.2 Acquisitions & Mergers
15.3 New Product Launch
15.4 Expansions
15.5 Other Key Strategies

16 Company Profiling
16.1 LEO Pharma A/S
16.2 Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd
16.3 Aspen Holdings
16.4 Novartis AG
16.5 GlaxoSmithKline plc
16.6 Teva Pharmaceuticals
16.7 Fresenius SE & Co
16.8 Sanofi
16.9 Viatris Inc
16.10 Baxter International Inc
16.11 Pfizer Inc
16.12 United Biotech Ltd
16.13 Syntex SA
16.14 B. Braun Medical Inc
16.15 Leap Labchem Co
16.16 Bristol-Myers Squibb Co
16.17 Anselm Pharmaceuticals

List of Tables
1 Global Heparin Market Outlook, By Region (2020-2028) ($MN)
2 Global Heparin Market Outlook, By Source (2020-2028) ($MN)
3 Global Heparin Market Outlook, By Bovine (2020-2028) ($MN)
4 Global Heparin Market Outlook, By Porcine (2020-2028) ($MN)
5 Global Heparin Market Outlook, By Other Sources (2020-2028) ($MN)
6 Global Heparin Market Outlook, By Administration Route (2020-2028) ($MN)
7 Global Heparin Market Outlook, By Subcutaneous (2020-2028) ($MN)
8 Global Heparin Market Outlook, By Intravenous (2020-2028) ($MN)
9 Global Heparin Market Outlook, By Other Administration Routes (2020-2028) ($MN)
10 Global Heparin Market Outlook, By Dosage Form (2020-2028) ($MN)
11 Global Heparin Market Outlook, By Solution (2020-2028) ($MN)
12 Global Heparin Market Outlook, By Injection (2020-2028) ($MN)
13 Global Heparin Market Outlook, By Other Dosage Forms (2020-2028) ($MN)
14 Global Heparin Market Outlook, By Ingredient (2020-2028) ($MN)
15 Global Heparin Market Outlook, By Sodium (2020-2028) ($MN)
16 Global Heparin Market Outlook, By Calcium (2020-2028) ($MN)
17 Global Heparin Market Outlook, By Other Ingredients (2020-2028) ($MN)
18 Global Heparin Market Outlook, By Therapeutics (2020-2028) ($MN)
19 Global Heparin Market Outlook, By Respiratory (2020-2028) ($MN)
20 Global Heparin Market Outlook, By Cardiovascular (2020-2028) ($MN)
21 Global Heparin Market Outlook, By Nephrology (2020-2028) ($MN)
22 Global Heparin Market Outlook, By Oncology (2020-2028) ($MN)
23 Global Heparin Market Outlook, By Central Nervous System (2020-2028) ($MN)
24 Global Heparin Market Outlook, By Other Therapeutics (2020-2028) ($MN)
25 Global Heparin Market Outlook, By Product (2020-2028) ($MN)
26 Global Heparin Market Outlook, By Unfractionated Heparin (2020-2028) ($MN)
27 Global Heparin Market Outlook, By Low Molecular Weight Heparin (2020-2028) ($MN)
28 Global Heparin Market Outlook, By Ultra-low Molecular Weight Heparin (2020-2028) ($MN)
29 Global Heparin Market Outlook, By Other Products (2020-2028) ($MN)
30 Global Heparin Market Outlook, By Application (2020-2028) ($MN)
31 Global Heparin Market Outlook, By Deep Vein Thrombosis (2020-2028) ($MN)
32 Global Heparin Market Outlook, By Coronery Artery Disease (2020-2028) ($MN)
33 Global Heparin Market Outlook, By Pulmonary Embolism (2020-2028) ($MN)
34 Global Heparin Market Outlook, By Atrial Fibrillation (2020-2028) ($MN)
35 Global Heparin Market Outlook, By Venous Thromboembolism (2020-2028) ($MN)
36 Global Heparin Market Outlook, By Renal Impairment (2020-2028) ($MN)
37 Global Heparin Market Outlook, By Heart Attack (2020-2028) ($MN)
38 Global Heparin Market Outlook, By Other Applications (2020-2028) ($MN)
39 Global Heparin Market Outlook, By Distribution Channel (2020-2028) ($MN)
40 Global Heparin Market Outlook, By Hospitals (2020-2028) ($MN)
41 Global Heparin Market Outlook, By Drug Stores (2020-2028) ($MN)
42 Global Heparin Market Outlook, By Online Pharmacies (2020-2028) ($MN)
43 Global Heparin Market Outlook, By Retail Pharmacies (2020-2028) ($MN)
44 Global Heparin Market Outlook, By End User (2020-2028) ($MN)
45 Global Heparin Market Outlook, By Inpatient (2020-2028) ($MN)
46 Global Heparin Market Outlook, By Outpatient (2020-2028) ($MN)
47 Global Heparin Market Outlook, By Homecare (2020-2028) ($MN)
48 Global Heparin Market Outlook, By Other End Users (2020-2028) ($MN)

Note: Tables for North America, Europe, APAC, South America, and Middle East & Africa Regions are also represented in the same manner as above.

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