Obesity Treatment: From Gastric Emptying Devices to Malabsorption Drugs

The size of the patient population and the cost of the condition and its co-morbidities are testimony to why so many treatment options are being pursued, developed and marketed by manufacturers for the treatment of obesity.  Already a huge market for both drugs and devices, the market is expected, through a steady stream of product development and introductions, to change its makeup of treatment options while in the aggregate quadrupling in size by the year 2019.

Below is a bubble chart illustrating the size (by bubble size and horizontal position) and growth (bubble vertical position) of the major drug and device options for the management of obesity.

Source: MedMarket Diligence, LLC; Report #S835, “Products, Technologies and Markets Worldwide for the Clinical Management of Obesity, 2011-2019.”

2 thoughts on “Obesity Treatment: From Gastric Emptying Devices to Malabsorption Drugs”

  1. Guduchi is an indigenous Indian herb which is not very well-known out of India. It is a commonly prescribed herb in Ayurveda for the condition of obesity. It helps in the proper canalization of fats in the body and thus reduces obesity.     http://www.health-tourism.com/obesity-treatment/germany/

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