Erectile Dysfunction Drugs Market 2022
Erectile dysfunction is the inability to attain or maintain penile erection in men, sufficient for successful sexual intercourse. It is also known as impotence. It is a common medical disorder primarily affecting men older than 40 years of age. Growing elderly population, increasing awareness and patient education, elevated inclination towards a sedentary lifestyle, and growing incidence of several genitourinary diseases are some of thae factors expected to drive the growth of the global erectile dysfunction drugs market. Management of this disorder includes medical history, sexual history and psychological history of a person. There are number of drugs available for the treatment of erectile dysfunction which include both branded and generic drugs. Over 20 million men all over the world have used or are currently using Viagra to treat erectile dysfunction.
Stress and mental health concerns may worsen the problem of erectile dysfunction. Physical and psychological issues may also cause erectile dysfunction. The market of erectile dysfunction drugs is driven by the number of drugs available in the market and increasing number of men suffering from this disorder. There is also an increase in the competition among the major market players. According to a trial conducted by the American Urological Association (AUA) Consensus Panel on Erectile Dysfunction, 36% to 76% of patients on erectile dysfunction drug were able to achieve intercourse during treatment.