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Fish Odor Syndrome Treatment Market Segmented By drug type such as Antibiotics, Vitamin B12 Supplements in Oral and Injectable route of administration
Fish odor syndrome which is also referred as a stale fish syndrome or trimethylaminuria is a type of rare disease. Fish odor syndrome is a metabolic disorder which occurs due to failure of metabolic processes to alter the chemical trimethylamine. Mutation of the FMO3 gene is the key reason behind the occurrence of fish odor syndrome.
This disorder is diagnosed through urine testing and genetic testing of the FMO3 gene. Although, there no proper treatment available for fish odor syndrome but there are some ways to reduce its symptoms. Low doses of antibiotics along with laxatives are prescribed initially for fish odor syndrome treatment.
Also, nutritional supplement such as activated charcoal and chlorophyllin are prescribed to decrease the concentration of fish odor syndrome in urine. For a few patients, vitamin B12 supplements are also prescribed to enhance the FMO3 gene activity. Along with this medicinal treatment, some behavioral therapy will be prescribed to reduce depression and psychological symptoms.
Rising patent pool suffering from trimethylaminuria is the key factor propelling the revenue growth of fish odor syndrome treatment market over the forecast period. Also, an increasing initiative by National Organization for Rare Disorders to raise awareness regarding the fish odor syndrome treatment will propel the growth of the market.
Moreover, the rising focus of leading pharmaceutical companies to launch more innovative drugs for the treatment of fish odor syndrome has created the revenue growth opportunity in the near future. On other hand, limited availability of clinical data and less awareness regarding rare diseases in low-income countries may hamper the growth of fish odor syndrome treatment market.
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Some of the key players across the value chain of fish odor syndrome treatment market are Pfizer Inc., Novartis AG, Johnson and Johnson, Sanofi SA, Merck Co & Inc., F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG, AbbVie Inc., GlaxoSmithKline plc., Eli Lilly and Company, Takeda Pharmaceuticals, Teva Pharmaceuticals and others.