Insulin Market Analysis, Size, Trends | 2019-2025 | MedCore

  • Year: 2017
  • Scope: 2015-2025
  • Region: Europe, United States
  • Pages: 101
  • Published Date: 06/02/2019
  • Type: MedCore

Industry Trends

Patent expirations and the introduction of new products will lead to higher unit sales growth in the long-acting insulin segment, relative to the rapid-acting insulin, premixed insulin and human insulin segments. Combined with steady appreciation of ASP, it is projected that long-acting insulin will be the fastest growing segment in the total insulin market over the forecast period.

A patient is prescribed different types of insulin based on many factors discussed with their physician. This includes their response to insulin such as onset, peak and duration. Prescriptions also depend on the patient’s lifestyle including diet, alcohol and exercise, which influence insulin processing. Insulin choice may also be affected by willingness to give multiple doses and check blood sugar levels.

In both the U.S. and Europe insulin market, the largest segment is the long-acting insulin market. The long-acting insulin market has experienced increased competition, due to the expiration of product patents and the rise of biosimilar products. The second-largest segment in both regions is the rapid-acting insulin market. Increased adoption of insulin pump therapy will contribute to the growth of this market, as rapid-acting insulin is used for continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII).

Report Regional Coverage

Throughout this research series, iData has covered several countries in great detail. Each country may be purchased as a stand-alone report, tailoring the data to your needs. The covered countries are:

  • United States
  • Europe (15 countries including: Germany, France, U.K., Italy, Spain, Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg), Scandinavia (Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden) Austria, Switzerland and Portugal)



The Only Medical Device Market Research With:

Unit Sales Growth Analysis
Average Selling Prices
Competitor Shares by Segment & Country
 SKU-Level Research Methods
 The Lowest Acquisition Cost


Highly Detailed Segmentation

  • Long-Acting Insulin Market
  • Ultra-Long-Acting Insulin Market
  • Rapid-Acting Insulin Market
  • Premixed Insulin Market
  • Human Insulin Market


Report Data Types Included

  • Unit Sales, Average Selling Prices, Market Value & Growth Trends
  • 10 Year Scope (3 Year Historical + 7 Year Forecast Period)
  • Market Drivers & Limiters for Each Segment
  • Competitive Analysis with Market Shares
  • Product Portfolios

Insulin Market Share Insights

In the U.S. and Europe, the leading competitor in the insulin market is Novo Nordisk. Novo Nordisk holds the leading position in the ultra-long-acting insulin and rapid-acting insulin markets and the second-leading position in the long-acting insulin, premixed insulin and human insulin markets. The company’s insulin product portfolio includes long-acting insulin analog, Levemir®, ultra-long-acting insulin analog, Tresiba®, ultralong-acting insulin analog and GLP-1 combo, Xultophy®, rapid-acting insulin analogs, NovoLog® and Fiasp®, premixed insulin analog, NovoMix® and human insulin, Novolin®.

Eli Lilly is the second-leading competitor in the U.S. insulin market. Eli Lilly holds the leading position in the premixed insulin and human insulin markets, the second-leading position in the rapid-acting insulin market and the third-leading position in the long-acting insulin market. The company’s product portfolio includes long-acting insulin analog biosimilar, Basaglar®, rapid-acting insulin analog, Humalog®, premixed insulin analog, Humalog® Mix and human insulin, Humulin®.

In the Europe market for insulin, Sanofi was the second-leading competitor. Sanofi holds the leading position in the long-acting insulin and ultra-long-acting markets and the third-leading position in the rapid-acting insulin and human insulin markets. The company’s insulin product portfolio includes long-acting insulin analog, Lantus®, long-acting insulin analog and glucagon-like-peptide 1 receptor agonist (GLP-1) combo, Soliqua®, ultra-long-acting insulin analog, Toujeo®, rapid-acting insulin analog, Apidra® and human insulin, Insuman®. The patent for Lantus® expired in 2015 has faced competition from Abasaglar®, a biosimilar product by Eli Lilly and Boehringer Ingelheim. In 2018, Sanofi launched Admelog®, a rapid-acting insulin analog biosimilar product to Humalog® by Eli Lilly.


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