Histamine Toxicity Market Overview
Histamine toxicity is also referred to as scombroid poisoning. It is a type of food poisoning. It is an allergic reaction caused by consumption of spoiled fish. Few types of fish naturally contain high levels of histidine. Histidine is converted to histamine by bacteria.
Human body has immune cells called mast cells that release histamine in reaction to an allergen. Histamine triggers inflammatory response causing allergic conditions.
Similarly if a person consumes a spoiled fish containing histamine the response resembles to that of allergy.
Common symptoms of histamine toxicity are Nausea, headache, flushing and swelling of face, feeling of fainting, abdominal cramps and diarrhea. Symptoms can last from hours to few days.
Diagnosing can be trick to understand the cause of symptoms and can be confirmed by seeing a general physician or a specialist of food allergies.
Determining blood histamine levels in plasma or the histamine metabolites levels like N-methylhistamine in urine samples is can also be a way of diagnosing histamine toxicity.
Histamine toxicity treatment depend on the severity of symptoms. Mild symptoms do not require medication while severe ones need treatments like antihistamines.
Usually H1- receptor antagonists are given for Histamine toxicity treatment. Histamine toxicity is sometimes confused with an allergic reaction to fish.
Histamine toxicity Market: Drivers and restraints
Increasing consumption of sea food especially canned fishes and their risk linked to histamine toxicity is can drive the growth of the market. It is estimated that 80 % of fish consumption in the USA is due to import of fish form other countries.
So it can be said that Histamine toxicity is closely linked with the fish trade business happening worldwide.Lack of international safety standards and awareness of the disease related to it can drive the growth of Histamine toxicity treatment market.
In sufficient knowledge about refrigeration and food processing amongst food industry professionals is likely to upswing the growth of the Histamine toxicity market.
People are not aware of considering expiry dates while purchasing the refrigerated foods especially. This is more common in lower economy countries due to lack of awareness.
Canned tuna fish is the popular food in the US.And it is reported that canned tuna fish consumption in US is about 1 billion pounds per year.
In Europe most of the canned fish is outsourced due to high demands of frozen foods. All these factors owe to histamine toxicity market growth.Collaboration of fisher man and public health officials will be required for setting up quality standards.
Majority of the times the histamine toxicity is curable as symptoms can reside without medications. This can be major restraint for the Histamine toxicity treatment market growth.
Histamine toxicity Market Overview:
The USFDA is playing a major role in increasing awareness about scombroid poisoning amongst people. US dominates the market share of histamine toxicity market as canned fishes are popular food in the US.
Europe also holds a high market share in the Histamine toxicity market. The availability of the antihistamines as OTC drugs makes it a great opportunity for the market players.
The OTC drugs can reach out to large number of population as in many developing countries people still don’t consider to seek medical investigation from doctors for allergy like conditions.
Many small pharma companies are trying to enter the Histamine toxicity market.
Histamine toxicity Market Region wise outlook:
Several cases of histamine toxicity were reported in Ohio in 2019. FDA is setting up strict guidelines for food industry suppliers to mention the sell date accurately.
High prevalence of allergic conditions in developed countries is also likely to rise the need of antihistamines.The global market of canned fish is expected to reach 36.7 $ billion by 2021 which is around 7 million more than the consumption in 2016.
These factors are expected to contribute majorly in Histamine toxicity market.
Histamine toxicity treatment Key Market players:
The key participants operating in the histamine toxicity treatments market are
- Johnson and Johnson company
- McNell Consumer and specialty pharmaceutical
- Mylan Laboratories ltd
- Sun pharmaceuticals Ltd
- Pfizer Inc
- Teva Parenteral Medicines
- Alembic pharmaceuticals
- Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
- Sanofi Aventis Ltd
- Cipla Limited
- Actavis Inc.
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Histamine toxicity Market: Segmentation
The global Histamine toxicity market is segmented based on the type of dug, distribution channels and region.
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By distribution channel :
- Hospital pharmacies
- Online pharmacies
- OTC drug shops
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