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Xerostomia (Dry Mouth) Treatment Market Set for Rapid Growth 2017 – 2025

The growth of xerostomia is mainly driven by the increasing prevalence of the associated diseases, and the most common is Sjogren’s syndrome.


New York, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 08/30/2017 -- Xerostomia is potent in geriatric population affecting more than 20% of the elderly individuals, and are often associated or not with the functionality of salivary glands. Xerostomia is majorly coupled with the other disorders such as burning sensation, verbal difficulties and gulping, sore throat, and hoarseness. If remain untreated, they result in oral pH decrease and increase the probability of developing plaque and dental caries. The condition of xerostomia can be managed through self-care, intake of artificial saliva or saliva substitutes such as carboxymethyl, mucopolysaccharides solutions, and others, and other medication involves saliva stimulants such as pilocarpine, cevimeline, and many others. In addition, the most common cause of xerostomia is Sjogren's syndrome, HIV and cancer patients.

Xerostomia (Dry Mouth) Treatment Market: Drivers and Restraints

The growth of xerostomia is mainly driven by the increasing prevalence of the associated diseases, and the most common is Sjogren's syndrome. According to the estimates of American College of Rheumatology, approximately 3.1 million are suffering from Sjogren's syndrome out of 4 million individuals. However, the xerostomia treatment market can be hampered by the factor such as lack of awareness among the people of developing and under developed economies owing to the fact, xerostomia is can consider as general or minor disorders. The other factor impeding the growth of xerostomia treatment market is non-availability of the effective treatment. As exemplified by The Cochrane Collaboration research, in 2011, that there is no strong evidence supporting the optimum effectiveness for the treatment of xerostomia.

Xerostomia (Dry Mouth) Treatment Market: Region Wise Outlook

Geographically, global xerostomia treatment market can be segmented as North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Middle East & Africa. North America is most attractive xerostomia treatment market followed by Europe owing to better and increasing healthcare infrastructure and facilities, easy availability of treatment options, and favorable reimbursement policies. Asia-Pacific region is estimated to grow at fastest CAGR over the forecast period owing to the rising number of geriatric population base in countries like Japan, China, and India. However, the regions such as Latin America and Middle East and Africa show a stagnant growth during the forecast year due to the lack of awareness among the people and scarcity of skilled professionals to avail the proper treatment options.

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Xerostomia (Dry Mouth) Treatment Market: Key Players

Some of the market participants in the global xerostomia treatment are Eisai Inc., Colgate-Palmolive Company, Dentaid, EUSA Pharma, Forward Science, GlaxoSmithKline plc, Mission Pharmacal Company, OraHealth Inc., OraPharma, Inc. (A subsidary of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.), Parnell Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Saliwell Ltd., and Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited.

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