The global ibuprofen market is expected to grow at a steady rate during the forecast period with a CAGR of 5.67% in value terms to reach USD6945.36 million by 2026. The global ibuprofen market is driven by rise in pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical production. Moreover, rising prevalence of chronic diseases coupled with easy availability of ibuprofen across the globe is positively impacting the growth of market during the forecast period. The major drivers of the market include rise in sports injury, easy availability, cost effective and intensifying chronic diseases are going to drive the global ibuprofen market in the forecast period.

The global ibuprofen market is segmented based on product type, route of administration, application, age group, source, end user, distribution channel, company, and region. Based on route of administration, the market can be categorized into oral v/s intravenous. Out of which, oral route of administration segment dominated the market in 2020 and is expected to maintain its leading position in the market during the forecast period as well. Intravenous route for ibuprofen administration is favored for the management of post-operative and acute pain. The distribution channel segment is divided into offline and online, the offline segment is dominating the market currently, and due to emergence of COVID-19, the online market witnessed a significant growth in 2020.

By source, the segment is segregated into contract manufacturing organizations (CMO) and in-house, out of which CMO segment is expected to dominate the market in the forecast period. End user segment is further segregated into hospitals, clinics and other. The hospital segment is dominating the global ibuprofen market to a significant extent.

Global ibuprofen market is divided into 5 major regions that are North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, South America and Middle East and Africa. North America is dominating the market in the current period and in the forecast period too whereas, Asia Pacific is leading the market in the forecast period due to increase in geriatric population and elevation in inflammatory diseases.

BASF SE, IOL Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Mallinckrodt plc, Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc., Shandong Xinhua Pharmaceutical Company Limited, Hubei Biocause Phamaceutical Co., Ltd., Perrigo Company PLC, Strides Pharma Science Limited, Amneal Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Pfizer Inc., Johnson & Johnson, Teligent, Inc., Solara Active Pharma Sciences Ltd., Abbott Laboratories Ltd. among others are the leading companies operating in the market. Major companies are developing advanced technologies and launching new products to stay competitive in the market. Other competitive Go-To-Market strategies include mergers & acquisitions, partnership, agreements, product launches and new developments, which have been adopted by the major to expand their geographic reach and to increase their customer bases.

Years considered for this report:

Historical Years: 2016-2019

Base Year: 2020

Estimated Year: 2021

Forecast Period: 2022–2026

Objective of the Study:

  • To analyze the historical growth in the market size of global ibuprofen market from 2016 to 2020.
  • To estimate and forecast the market size of global ibuprofen market from 2021 to 2026 and growth rate until 2026.
  • To classify and forecast global Ibuprofen market based on product type, route of administration, application, end user, age group, source, company and regional distribution.
  • To identify dominant region or segment in the global ibuprofen market.
  • To identify drivers and challenges for global ibuprofen market.
  • To examine competitive developments such as expansions, new product launches, mergers & acquisitions, etc., in global ibuprofen market.
  • To conduct pricing analysis for global ibuprofen market.
  • To identify and analyze the profile of leading players operating in global ibuprofen market.
  • To identify key sustainable strategies adopted by market players in global ibuprofen market.


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TechSci Research performed both primary as well as exhaustive secondary research for this study. Initially, TechSci Research sourced a list of manufacturers across the globe. Subsequently, TechSci Research conducted primary research surveys with the identified companies. While interviewing, the respondents were also enquired about their competitors. Through this technique, TechSci Research could include companies which could not be identified due to the limitations of secondary research. TechSci Research analyzed the products and presence of all major players across the globe.

TechSci Research calculated the market size of global Ibuprofen market using a bottom-up approach, wherein data for various end-user segments was recorded and forecast for the future years. TechSci Research sourced these values from the industry experts and company representatives and externally validated through analyzing historical data of these services and applications for getting an appropriate, overall market size. Various secondary sources such as company websites, news articles, press releases, company annual reports, investor presentations and financial reports were also studied by TechSci Research.

Key Target Audience:

  • Ibuprofen manufacturers
  • Market research and consulting firms
  • Government bodies such as regulating authorities and policy makers
  • Organizations, forums, and alliances related to Ibuprofen

The study is useful in providing answers to several critical questions that are important for the industry stakeholders such as manufacturers, suppliers and partners, end users, etc., besides allowing them in strategizing investments and capitalizing on market opportunities.

Report Scope:

In this report, global ibuprofen market has been segmented into following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:

  • Global Ibuprofen Market, By Product Type:
    • Tablet
    • Capsule
    • Syrup
    • Injection
  • Global Ibuprofen Market, By Route of Administration:
    • Oral
    • Intravenous
  • Global Ibuprofen Market, By Application:
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis
    • Ankylosing Spondylitis
    • Inflammatory Diseases
    • Dysmenorrhea
    • Others
  • Global Ibuprofen Market, By Age Group:
    • Adult
    • Pediatric
  • Global Ibuprofen Market, By Source:
    • Contract Manufacturing Organizations (CMO)
    • In-House
  • Global Ibuprofen Market, By End User:
    • Hospitals
    • Clinics
    • Others
  • Global Ibuprofen Market, By Distribution Channel
    • Offline
    • Online
  • Global Ibuprofen Market, By Region:
    • North America
      • United States
      • Canada
      • Mexico
    • Europe
      • Germany
      • France
      • United Kingdom
      • Italy
      • Spain
    • Asia-Pacific
      • China
      • India
      • Japan
      • Australia
      • South Korea
    • South America
      • Brazil
      • Argentina
      • Colombia
    • Middle East & Africa
      • South Africa
      • Saudi Arabia
      • UAE

Competitive Landscape

Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies present in global ibuprofen market.

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1.    Product Overview

2.    Research Methodology

3.    Impact of COVID-19 on Global Ibuprofen Market

4.    Executive Summary

5.    Voice of Customer

5.1.  Factors Driving the Global Ibuprofen Market

5.2.  Brand Awareness

5.3.  Factors Influencing Purchase Decision

6.    Global Ibuprofen Market Outlook

6.1.  Market Size & Forecast

6.1.1.     By Value and Volume

6.2.  Market Share & Forecast

6.2.1.     By Product Type (Tablet, Capsule, Syrup, and Injection)

6.2.2.     By Route of Administration (Oral v/s Intravenous)

6.2.3.     By Application (Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Inflammatory Diseases, Dysmenorrhea, Others)

6.2.4.     By Age Group (Adult v/s Pediatric)

6.2.5.     By Source (Contract Manufacturing Organizations (CMO), In-House)

6.2.6.     By End User (Hospitals, Clinics, Others)

6.2.7.     By Distribution Channel (Offline v/s Online)

6.2.8.     By Company (2020)

6.2.9.     By Region

6.3.  Product Market Map

7.    North America Ibuprofen Market Outlook

7.1.  Market Size & Forecast          

7.1.1.     By Value and Volume

7.2.  Market Share & Forecast

7.2.1.     By Product Type

7.2.2.     By Route of Administration

7.2.3.     By Application

7.2.4.     By Age Group

7.2.5.     By Source

7.2.6.     By End User

7.2.7.     By Distribution Channel

7.2.8.     By Country

7.3.  North America: Country Analysis

7.3.1.     United States Ibuprofen Market Outlook

7.3.1.1.         Market Size & Forecast

7.3.1.1.1.             By Value

7.3.1.2.         Market Share & Forecast

7.3.1.2.1.             By Product Type

7.3.1.2.2.             By Application

7.3.1.2.3.             By Source

7.3.2.     Canada Ibuprofen Market Outlook

7.3.2.1.         Market Size & Forecast

7.3.2.1.1.             By Value

7.3.2.2.         Market Share & Forecast

7.3.2.2.1.             By Product Type

7.3.2.2.2.             By Application

7.3.2.2.3.             By Source

7.3.3.     Mexico Ibuprofen Market Outlook

7.3.3.1.         Market Size & Forecast

7.3.3.1.1.             By Value

7.3.3.2.         Market Share & Forecast

7.3.3.2.1.             By Product Type

7.3.3.2.2.             By Application

7.3.3.2.3.             By Source

8.    Europe Ibuprofen Market Outlook

8.1.  Market Size & Forecast          

8.1.1.     By Value and Volume

8.2.  Market Share & Forecast

8.2.1.     By Product Type

8.2.2.     By Route of Administration

8.2.3.     By Application

8.2.4.     By Age Group

8.2.5.     By Source

8.2.6.     By End User

8.2.7.     By Distribution Channel

8.2.8.     By Country

8.3.  Europe: Country Analysis

8.3.1.     Germany Ibuprofen Market Outlook

8.3.1.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.3.1.1.1.             By Value

8.3.1.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.3.1.2.1.             By Product Type

8.3.1.2.2.             By Application

8.3.1.2.3.             By Source

8.3.2.     France Ibuprofen Market Outlook

8.3.2.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.3.2.1.1.             By Value

8.3.2.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.3.2.2.1.             By Product Type

8.3.2.2.2.             By Application

8.3.2.2.3.             By Source

8.3.3.     United Kingdom Ibuprofen Market Outlook

8.3.3.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.3.3.1.1.             By Value

8.3.3.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.3.3.2.1.             By Product Type

8.3.3.2.2.             By Application

8.3.3.2.3.             By Source

8.3.4.     Italy Ibuprofen Market Outlook

8.3.4.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.3.4.1.1.             By Value

8.3.4.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.3.4.2.1.             By Product Type

8.3.4.2.2.             By Application

8.3.4.2.3.             By Source

8.3.5.     Spain Ibuprofen Market Outlook

8.3.5.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.3.5.1.1.             By Value

8.3.5.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.3.5.2.1.             By Product Type

8.3.5.2.2.             By Application

8.3.5.2.3.             By Source

9.    Asia-Pacific Ibuprofen Market Outlook

9.1.  Market Size & Forecast          

9.1.1.     By Value and Volume

9.2.  Market Share & Forecast

9.2.1.     By Product Type

9.2.2.     By Route of Administration

9.2.3.     By Application

9.2.4.     By Age Group

9.2.5.     By Source

9.2.6.     By End User

9.2.7.     By Distribution Channel

9.2.8.     By Country

9.3.  Asia-Pacific: Country Analysis

9.3.1.     China Ibuprofen Market Outlook

9.3.1.1.         Market Size & Forecast

9.3.1.1.1.             By Value

9.3.1.2.         Market Share & Forecast

9.3.1.2.1.             By Product Type

9.3.1.2.2.             By Application

9.3.1.2.3.             By Source

9.3.2.     India Ibuprofen Market Outlook

9.3.2.1.         Market Size & Forecast

9.3.2.1.1.             By Value

9.3.2.2.         Market Share & Forecast

9.3.2.2.1.             By Product Type

9.3.2.2.2.             By Application

9.3.2.2.3.             By Source

9.3.3.     Japan Ibuprofen Market Outlook

9.3.3.1.         Market Size & Forecast

9.3.3.1.1.             By Value

9.3.3.2.         Market Share & Forecast

9.3.3.2.1.             By Product Type

9.3.3.2.2.             By Application

9.3.3.2.3.             By Source

9.3.4.     Australia Ibuprofen Market Outlook

9.3.4.1.         Market Size & Forecast

9.3.4.1.1.             By Value

9.3.4.2.         Market Share & Forecast

9.3.4.2.1.             By Product Type

9.3.4.2.2.             By Application

9.3.4.2.3.             By Source

9.3.5.     South Korea Ibuprofen Market Outlook

9.3.5.1.         Market Size & Forecast

9.3.5.1.1.             By Value

9.3.5.2.         Market Share & Forecast

9.3.5.2.1.             By Product Type

9.3.5.2.2.             By Application

9.3.5.2.3.             By Source

10.  South America Ibuprofen Market Outlook

10.1.              Market Size & Forecast

10.1.1.  By Value and Volume

10.2.              Market Share & Forecast

10.2.1.  By Product Type

10.2.2.  By Route of Administration

10.2.3.  By Application

10.2.4.  By Age Group

10.2.5.  By Source

10.2.6.  By End User

10.2.7.  By Distribution Channel

10.2.8.  By Country

10.3.              South America: Country Analysis

10.3.1.  Brazil Ibuprofen Market Outlook

10.3.1.1.      Market Size & Forecast

10.3.1.1.1.           By Value

10.3.1.2.      Market Share & Forecast

10.3.1.2.1.           By Product Type

10.3.1.2.2.           By Application

10.3.1.2.3.           By Source

10.3.2.  Argentina Ibuprofen Market Outlook

10.3.2.1.      Market Size & Forecast

10.3.2.1.1.           By Value

10.3.2.2.      Market Share & Forecast

10.3.2.2.1.           By Product Type

10.3.2.2.2.           By Application

10.3.2.2.3.           By Source

10.3.3.  Colombia Ibuprofen Market Outlook

10.3.3.1.      Market Size & Forecast

10.3.3.1.1.           By Value

10.3.3.2.      Market Share & Forecast

10.3.3.2.1.           By Product Type

10.3.3.2.2.           By Application

10.3.3.2.3.           By Source

11.  Middle East and Africa Ibuprofen Market Outlook

11.1.              Market Size & Forecast

11.1.1.  By Value and Volume

11.2.              Market Share & Forecast

11.2.1.  By Product Type

11.2.2.  By Route of Administration

11.2.3.  By Application

11.2.4.  By Age Group

11.2.5.  By Source

11.2.6.  By End User

11.2.7.  By Distribution Channel

11.2.8.  By Country

11.3.              MEA: Country Analysis

11.3.1.  South Africa Ibuprofen Market Outlook

11.3.1.1.      Market Size & Forecast

11.3.1.1.1.           By Value

11.3.1.2.      Market Share & Forecast

11.3.1.2.1.           By Product Type

11.3.1.2.2.           By Application

11.3.1.2.3.           By Source

11.3.2.  Saudi Arabia Ibuprofen Market Outlook

11.3.2.1.      Market Size & Forecast

11.3.2.1.1.           By Value

11.3.2.2.      Market Share & Forecast

11.3.2.2.1.           By Product Type

11.3.2.2.2.           By Application

11.3.2.2.3.           By Source

11.3.3.  UAE Ibuprofen Market Outlook

11.3.3.1.      Market Size & Forecast

11.3.3.1.1.           By Value

11.3.3.2.      Market Share & Forecast

11.3.3.2.1.           By Product Type

11.3.3.2.2.           By Application

11.3.3.2.3.           By Source

12.  Market Dynamics

12.1.              Drivers

12.2.              Challenges

13.  Market Trends & Developments

14.  EXIM Analysis

14.1.              Export

14.2.              Import

15.  Competitive Landscape

15.1.              Leading Players Profile

15.1.1.  BASF SE

15.1.2.  IOL Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

15.1.3.  Mallinckrodt plc

15.1.4.  Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

15.1.5.  Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc.

15.1.6.  Shandong Xinhua Pharmaceutical Company Limited

15.1.7.  Hubei Biocause Phamaceutical Co., Ltd.

15.1.8.  Perrigo Company PLC

15.1.9.  Strides Pharma Science Limited

15.1.10. Amneal Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

15.1.11. Pfizer Inc.

15.1.12. Johnson & Johnson

15.1.13. Teligent, Inc.

15.1.14. Solara Active Pharma Sciences Ltd.

15.1.15. Abbott Laboratories Ltd.

16.  Strategic Recommendations

17.  About Us & Disclaimer

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  • List of Figures

    Figure 1: Global Ibuprofen Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2016-2026F

    Figure 2: Global Ibuprofen Market Share, By Product Type, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 3: Global Ibuprofen Market Share, By Route of Administration, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 4: Global Ibuprofen Market Share, By Application, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 5: Global Ibuprofen Market Share, By Age Group, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 6: Global Ibuprofen Market Share, By Source, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 7: Global Ibuprofen Market Share, By End User, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 8: Global Ibuprofen Market Share, By Distribution Channel, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 9: Global Ibuprofen Market, By Region, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 10: Global Ibuprofen Market, Market Map, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 11: North America Ibuprofen Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2016-2026F

    Figure 12: North America Ibuprofen Market Share, By Product Type, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 13: North America Ibuprofen Market Share, By Route of Administration, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 14: North America Ibuprofen Market Share, By Application, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 15: North America Ibuprofen Market Share, By Age Group, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 16: North America Ibuprofen Market Share, By Source, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 17: North America Ibuprofen Market Share, By End User, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 18: North America Ibuprofen Market Share, By Distribution Channel, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 19: North America Ibuprofen Market, By Country, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 20: United States Ibuprofen Market, By Product Type, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 21: United States Ibuprofen Market, By Application, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 22: United States Ibuprofen Market, By Source, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 23: Canada Ibuprofen Market, By Product Type, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 24: Canada Ibuprofen Market, By Application, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 25: Canada Ibuprofen Market, By Source, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 26: Mexico Ibuprofen Market, By Product Type, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 27: Mexico Ibuprofen Market, By Application, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 28: Mexico Ibuprofen Market, By Source, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 29: Europe Ibuprofen Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2016-2026F

    Figure 30: Europe Ibuprofen Market Share, By Product Type, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 31: Europe Ibuprofen Market Share, By Route of Administration, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 32: Europe Ibuprofen Market Share, By Application, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 33: Europe Ibuprofen Market Share, By Age Group, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 34: Europe Ibuprofen Market Share, By Source, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 35: Europe Ibuprofen Market Share, By End User, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 36: Europe Ibuprofen Market Share, By Distribution Channel, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 37: Europe Ibuprofen Market, By Country, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 38: Germany Ibuprofen Market, By Product Type, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 39: Germany Ibuprofen Market, By Application, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 40: Germany Ibuprofen Market, By Source, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 41: France Ibuprofen Market, By Product Type, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 42: France Ibuprofen Market, By Application, By Value, 2016-2026F