Global Anti-Radiation Drugs Market Trends, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2023-2024 & 2031: Potassium Iodide (KI) Driving Market Growth, Expanding Applications In Cancer Treatment


(MENAFN- GlobeNewsWire - Nasdaq) Dublin, April 04, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Global Anti-Radiation Drugs Market Size, Market Share, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Growth Trends, Key Players, Competitive Strategies and Forecasts, 2023 to 2031" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets's offering.
The 'anti-radiation drugs market' is expected to grow at a CAGR of 10.1% during the forecast period of 2024 to 2032, driven by the increasing prevalence of radiation exposure and the demand for effective therapeutic interventions. While distribution challenges present a notable constraint, the market's dynamic nature is evident in the distinct roles of compounds and applications.
As North America leads in revenue and Asia-Pacific emerges as a growth hub, strategic initiatives by key players underscore the collaborative efforts shaping the market's trajectory. The imperative for overcoming distribution challenges and advancing therapeutic applications positions the anti-radiation drugs market on a path of continuous evolution and innovation.
Potassium Iodide (KI) Driving Market Growth
Potassium Iodide (KI) stands as a pivotal driver in the anti-radiation drugs market. With its well-established role in thyroid protection during radiation emergencies, KI has witnessed increased adoption worldwide. Evidence supporting this driver includes the widespread distribution of KI tablets by government agencies for public use in the event of nuclear accidents. For instance, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission recommends the use of KI as a thyroid-blocking agent during radiological emergencies, underscoring its significance in radiation protection.
Expanding Applications in Cancer Treatment
The expanding applications of anti-radiation drugs in cancer treatment contribute significantly to market growth. Prussian Blue, known for its efficacy in treating internal contamination with radioactive cesium and thallium, exemplifies this driver. The evidence lies in the clinical use of Prussian Blue to enhance the elimination of radioactive isotopes in patients, minimizing radiation exposure and improving therapeutic outcomes. The adoption of anti-radiation drugs as adjuncts to cancer therapy reflects their evolving role beyond emergency situations.
Increasing Preparedness for Nuclear Events
The global increase in preparedness for nuclear events acts as a key driver for the anti-radiation drugs market. Diethylenetriamine Pentaacetate (DTPA) and other chelating agents play a crucial role in treating individuals exposed to radioactive materials. The evidence supporting this driver includes the inclusion of DTPA in emergency response plans and medical countermeasures to address radiological incidents. Governments and healthcare institutions worldwide are actively enhancing their capabilities to respond to nuclear emergencies, fostering the demand for anti-radiation drugs.
Challenges in Distribution Channels
A significant restraint in the anti-radiation drugs market is associated with challenges in distribution channels. Despite the critical nature of these drugs, their availability in various distribution channels poses logistical challenges. Evidence supporting this constraint includes the limited accessibility of anti-radiation drugs in retail pharmacies and other outlets, hindering swift access for individuals in need. Overcoming these distribution challenges is crucial to ensuring timely and widespread availability during radiation emergencies.
Market Segmentation Analysis

Market by Compound: Potassium Iodide (KI) Dominates the Market
In 2023, Potassium Iodide (KI) emerged as the revenue leader, driven by its widespread use in radiation emergencies. Simultaneously, DTPA exhibited the highest CAGR, underscoring its increasing adoption for treating individuals exposed to radioactive materials. The evidence lies in the distinct roles these compounds play - KI for thyroid protection and DTPA for chelation therapy, demonstrating the market's dynamic nature and diverse applications.
Market by Application: ARS Dominates the Market
The market segmentation by application showcased ARS as the revenue leader in 2023, emphasizing the crucial role of anti-radiation drugs in addressing acute radiation effects. However, the Cancer Treatment segment exhibited the highest CAGR, indicating the growing utilization of these drugs in therapeutic settings. The evidence supporting this lies in clinical studies and advancements in cancer treatment protocols that incorporate anti-radiation drugs.
Market by Distribution Channel: Hospital Pharmacies Dominate the Market
Hospital Pharmacies led in both revenue and CAGR in 2023, emphasizing the pivotal role of healthcare institutions in dispensing anti-radiation drugs. The evidence lies in the specialized nature of these drugs, requiring expert guidance and oversight. Retail Pharmacies, while contributing to accessibility, exhibited a lower CAGR, reflecting the challenges in distributing specialized medications through traditional retail channels.

Key Questions Answered

  • What are the key micro and macro environmental factors that are impacting the growth of Anti-Radiation Drugs market?
  • What are the key investment pockets with respect to product segments and geographies currently and during the forecast period?
  • Estimated forecast and market projections up to 2031.
  • Which segment accounts for the fastest CAGR during the forecast period?
  • Which market segment holds a larger market share and why?
  • Are low and middle-income economies investing in the Anti-Radiation Drugs market?
  • Which is the largest regional market for Anti-Radiation Drugs market?
  • What are the market trends and dynamics in emerging markets such as Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa?
  • Which are the key trends driving Anti-Radiation Drugs market growth?
  • Who are the key competitors and what are their key strategies to enhance their market presence in the Anti-Radiation Drugs market worldwide?

Company Profiles

  • Recipharm AB
  • NukeRx
  • Bausch Health Companies Inc
  • Amgen Inc.
  • Anbex Inc.
  • Arco Pharmaceuticals LLC
  • BTG International Inc.
  • Cellphire, Inc.
  • Chrysalis BioTherapeutics, Inc.
  • Darnitsa
  • Enzychem Lifesciences Corporation
  • Humanetics Corporation
  • Mission Pharmacal Company
  • Myelo Therapeutics GmbH
  • Partner Therapeutics
  • Pluri Inc.

Key Topics Covered:
1. Preface
1.1. Report Description
1.1.1. Purpose of the Report
1.1.2. Target Audience
1.1.3. Key Offerings
1.2. Market Segmentation
1.3. Research Methodology
1.3.1. Phase I - Secondary Research
1.3.2. Phase II - Primary Research
1.3.3. Phase III - Expert Panel Review
1.3.4. Assumptions
1.3.5. Approach Adopted
2. Executive Summary
2.1. Market Snapshot: Global Anti-Radiation Drugs Market
2.2. Global Anti-Radiation Drugs Market, By Compound, 2023 (US$ Million)
2.3. Global Anti-Radiation Drugs Market, By Application, 2023 (US$ Million)
2.4. Global Anti-Radiation Drugs Market, By Distribution Channel, 2023 (US$ Million)
2.5. Global Anti-Radiation Drugs Market, By Geography, 2023 (US$ Million)
2.6. Attractive Investment Proposition by Geography, 2023
3. Anti-Radiation Drugs Market: Competitive Analysis
3.1. Market Positioning of Key Anti-Radiation Drugs Market Vendors
3.2. Strategies Adopted by Anti-Radiation Drugs Market Vendors
3.3. Key Industry Strategies
3.4. Tier Analysis 2023 Versus 2032
4. Anti-Radiation Drugs Market: Macro Analysis & Market Dynamics
4.1. Introduction
4.2. Global Anti-Radiation Drugs Market Value, 2022 - 2032, (US$ Million)
4.3. Market Dynamics
4.3.1. Market Drivers
4.3.2. Market Restraints
4.3.3. Key Challenges
4.3.4. Key Opportunities
4.4. Impact Analysis of Drivers and Restraints
4.5. See-Saw Analysis
4.6. Porter's Five Force Model
4.6.1. Supplier Power
4.6.2. Buyer Power
4.6.3. Threat of Substitutes
4.6.4. Threat of New Entrants
4.6.5. Competitive Rivalry
4.7. PESTEL Analysis
4.7.1. Political Landscape
4.7.2. Economic Landscape
4.7.3. Technology Landscape
4.7.4. Legal Landscape
4.7.5. Social Landscape
5. Anti-Radiation Drugs Market: By Compound, 2022-2032, USD (Million)
5.1. Market Overview
5.2. Growth & Revenue Analysis: 2023 Versus 2032
5.3. Market Segmentation
5.3.1. Potassium Iodide (KI)
5.3.2. Prussian Blue
5.3.3. DTPA (Diethylenetriamine Pentaacetate)
5.3.4. Others
6. Anti-Radiation Drugs Market: By Application, 2022-2032, USD (Million)
6.1. Market Overview
6.2. Growth & Revenue Analysis: 2023 Versus 2032
6.3. Market Segmentation
6.3.1. Acute Radiation Syndrome (ARS)
6.3.2. Cancer Treatment
6.3.3. Radiation Exposure
6.3.4. Others
7. Anti-Radiation Drugs Market: By Distribution Channel, 2022-2032, USD (Million)
7.1. Market Overview
7.2. Growth & Revenue Analysis: 2023 Versus 2032
7.3. Market Segmentation
7.3.1. Hospital Pharmacies
7.3.2. Retail Pharmacies
7.3.3. Others

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