U.S. Contraceptive Market Size Worth $10 Billion By 2027 | CAGR 4.3%

December 2020 | Report Format: Electronic (PDF)

U.S. Contraceptive Market Growth & Trends

The U.S. contraceptive market size is expected to reach USD 10 billion by 2027 registering a CAGR of 4.3%, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. Improving access and awareness regarding Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives (LARCs) and the effectiveness and convenience of using these products are expected to drive the growth of the market. The Guttmacher Institute reports 60% of women of reproductive age use contraception in the U.S. Use of hormonal contraceptives other than the birth control pill has significantly increased in married women.

Key market players are actively investing in the clinical pipeline, resulting in high competition and an increase in the quality of contraceptives. In January 2019, Mithra Pharmaceuticals announced the success of Estelle’s phase 3 study conducted in the U.S. and Canada, meeting the primary efficacy endpoint. The efficacy was reported to be similar to a recently FDA-approved Annovera & Lo-Loestrin. In August 2019, Agile Therapeutics, Inc. reported that the company is on track to request FDA approval for Twirla. The company is expected to conduct a review with the U.S. FDA’s advisory committee in October 2019 for Twirla’s New Drug Application.

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U.S. Contraceptive Market Report Highlights

  • The prevalence of teenage pregnancies is highest in the U.S. Government initiatives, such as improving sex education and increasing access to contraceptives, is expected to boost the adoption of various birth control methods in the country

  • In 2019, the pills segment held the largest market share owing to the convenience of use and easy availability. The contraceptive pills market in the country is highly competitive due to the presence of generic products

  • Intrauterine Devices (IUDs) was also among the major product segments in 2019 and will expand further at a steady CAGR from 2020 to 2027 with increasing demand for hormonal IUDs

  • The rapid growth of subdermal implants in the U.S. contraceptive market is anticipated in the coming years. The subdermal implants market is highly consolidated with the presence of very few players

  • Key companies in this market are focusing more on M&A and product development to gain a competitive edge over others

  • In February 2020, TherapeuticsMD, Inc. entered into an agreement with Afaxys Pharma, LLC to increase access to ANNOVERA in the U.S. public health sector

  • In February 2020, Agile Therapeutics, Inc. received FDA approval for the sale of Twirla in the U.S.

U.S. Contraceptive Market Segmentation

Grand View Research has segmented the U.S. contraceptive market on the basis of the product:

U.S. Contraceptive Product Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2016 - 2027)

  • Pills

  • IUD

    • Hormonal IUD

    • Nonhormonal IUD

  • Condoms

  • Vaginal Ring

  • Subdermal Implants

  • Injectable

  • Others

List of Key Players of the U.S. Contraceptive Market

  • Church & Dwight Co., Inc.

  • Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc

  • Veru, Inc.

  • Merck & Co., Inc.

  • Pfizer, Inc.

  • Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.

  • The Cooper Companies, Inc.

  • Mayer Laboratories, Inc.

  • Agile Therapeutics

  • TherapeuticsMD, Inc.

  • Allergan

  • Bayer AG

  • Afaxys, Inc.

  • Mithra Pharmaceuticals

  • Blairex Laboratories, Inc.

  • Sebela Pharmaceuticals

  • Mona Lisa

  • Pregna International Ltd.

  • Prosan International B.V.

  • SMB Corporation Of India

  • Abbvie

  • MELBEA Innovations Ltd.

  • DKT International

  • OCON Healthcare

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