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Sleep Paralysis Treatment Market

Sleep Paralysis Treatment Market - Global Industry Analysis 2014 - 2018 and Forecast 2019 - 2029

Sleep Paralysis Treatment Market Segmented By drug type such as Stimulants, Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), Tricyclic antidepressants and Sodium oxybate for Hospital Pharmacies, Retail Pharmacies and Sleep Clinics Pharmacies distribution channel

Market Overview

Sleep paralysis is a condition in which the patient has a feeling of being conscious but is unable to move. This happens when the body does not move smoothly through the stages of sleep. Sleep paralysis is a common condition in young adults and is generally associated with other sleep disorders such as narcolepsy.

Sleep paralysis is of two types, if the sleep paralysis occur while falling asleep then it is called hypnagogic or predormital sleep paralysis, where as if it occurs while waking up it is known as hypnopompic or postdormital sleep paralysis.

Generally physicians do not prescribe a treatment for sleep paralysis. However, physicians treat the underlying conditions such as narcolepsy. Stimulants are generally prescribed for sleep paralysis treatment. These include drugs that stimulate the CNS.

The most common stimulants used for sleep paralysis treatment are modafinil and armodafinil. Some physicians also prescribe SSRIs for sleep paralysis treatment since this medication suppress REM sleep that helps alleviate the symptoms of sleep paralysis.

 Tricyclic antidepressants are also prescribed some times for sleep paralysis treatment. Some of the most common types of antidepressants that are prescribed for sleep paralysis treatment are protriptyline, imipramine and clomipramine.

However these have other side effects including, dry mouth and lightheadedness. Sodium oxybate is also used for sleep paralysis treatment that is highly effective for cataplexy. The drug helps improve sleep at night which is often a concern in narcolepsy. However these may have some side effects such as nausea, and bed wetting.

Some of the emerging treatments for sleep paralysis treatment through the treatment of narcolepsy include product that act on histamine chemical systems, hypocretin gene therapy, immunotherapy and hypocretin replacement.

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Market Segmentation

Based on the drug type
  • Stimulants
  • Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs)
  • Tricyclic antidepressants
  • Sodium oxybate
Based on the distribution channel
  • Hospital Pharmacies
  • Retail Pharmacies
  • Sleep Clinics Pharmacies
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Regional Outlook

North America followed by Europe is expected to hold the maximum share in the sleep paralysis market. Some of the factors that drive the growth of the market in these regions include, increasing awareness, rise in sleep disorders, and increase in R&D activity for sleep disorders.

China & India are developing pharmaceutical products and are expected to contribute significantly for the growth of the sleep paralysis treatment market in the Asia Pacific region.

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Key Players

Some of the key players operating in the sleep paralysis treatment market are Cephalon Inc., Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc., Eli Lilly and Company, Pfizer Inc, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, among others.

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The report covers exhaustive analysis on:

  • Sleep paralysis treatment Market Segments
  • Sleep paralysis treatment Market Dynamics
  • Historical Actual sleep paralysis treatment Market Size, 2014 - 2018
  • Sleep paralysis treatment Market Size & Forecast 2019 to 2029
  • Sleep paralysis treatment Market Current Trends/Issues/Challenges
  • Competition & Companies involved
  • Sleep paralysis treatment Market Drivers and Restraints

Regional analysis includes

  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • South Asia
  • East Asia
  • Oceania
  • Middle East & Africa

Report Highlights:

  • Shifting Industry dynamics
  • In-depth market segmentation
  • Historical, current and projected industry size Recent industry trends
  • Key Competition landscape
  • Strategies of key players and product offerings
  • Potential and niche segments/regions exhibiting promising growth
  • A neutral perspective towards market performance

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