Disposable Syringes are made of plastic material and are used in the field of medical and veterinary science. Due to their availability in sterilized condition, ready to use, and cost effectiveness, disposable syringes are fast replacing the age-old glass syringes. The constantly increasing use of this type Syringe indicates its importance which is based mainly on the advantages it offers regarding cost and hygienic applications. The manufacture of plastic syringes has been developed to such a degree that the products now satisfy the requirements and standards set by Hospital and physicians. At the same time they offer the best possible technique of application to the physician and the highest possible degree of safety to the patient.
Disposable needles are becoming more popular in the medical world due to its lower cost and higher accuracy. The procedure is also relatively easy and cheaper. The disposable needle has widely replaced hypodermic needle because of lower cost, easy compatibility and higher sterilization. Disposable needle is widely used by doctors for injection purpose with the help of syringes. With the increase in population in our country, requirement of medicine and injections has increased. A syringe is a medical device used for injecting fluids into the body, or to withdraw fluid from the body. A typical medical syringe has a needle attached to a hollow cylinder, which is fitted with a sliding plunger. By pushing the plunger in downward movement, the fluids are injected in a body, and retracting the plunger in upward direction extracts fluids from the body.
The global prefilled syringes market size is expected to reach a value of USD 22.5 billion by 2025, according to a by Grand View Research, Inc. The market is estimated to expand at a CAGR of 11.2% during the forecast years. Growing usage of prefilled syringes and technological advancements in auto-injectors are the key factors driving the market. These syringes enable easy management of chronic diseases, such as diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis, which is expected to boost the usage of auto injectors and pen injectors during the forecast period. Thus, growing prevalence of diabetes and other chronic diseases would fuel the market demand over the next few years. The introduction of advanced devices with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity facilitating effective management of patient health records is also expected to boost the product demand.
The global syringe market is expected to witness robust growth owing to several factors such as rise in demand for pre-filled syringes, growing prevalence of chronic diseases such as diabetes, increase in usage of Botox for therapeutic applications. Moreover, the growing number of vaccination and immunization programs are expected to drive strong volume growth over the next few years. Increased adoption of inject able drugs, technological advancements in syringes, increase in geriatric population and increase in demand for vaccination are some of the other factors contributing to the growth of the market. As a whole any entrepreneur can venture in this project without risk and earn profit.
Few Indian major players are as under
Hindustan Syringes & Medical Devices Ltd.
Lifelong Meditech Ltd.
Schott Kaisha Pvt. Ltd.
Disposable Medi-Aids Ltd.
Peekay Mediequip Ltd.