Psychedelic Drugs Market: By Drugs (Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (LSD), 3,4-MethylEnedioxyMethamphetamine (Ecstasy), Phencyclidine, Gamma Hydroxybutyric Acid (GHB), Etamine, Ayahuasca, Salvia, Psilocybin, Others), By Application (Resistant depression, panic disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, Opiate Addiction, Others), By End User (Hospitals, Homecare, Specialty Clinics, Others) and Geography

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Psychedelic Drugs Market size was valued at USD 543.9 Million in 2022 and is poised to grow at a significant CAGR of 38.5% over 2023-2029. Psychedelic drugs enhance or change sensory perceptions, energy levels, cognitive processes, and spiritual experiences. Psychedelic drugs are classified into dissociative medications (such as phencyclidine), empathogens, and serotonergic drugs (such as lysergic acid diethylamide). These drugs treat many conditions, including major depression, treatment-resistant depression, panic disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, and opiate addiction. Based on the end user, the psychedelic drug market is segmented into Hospitals, Homecare, Specialty Clinics, and Others. The hospital/pharmacy segment is anticipated to grow at a significant CAGR over the forecast years, During the COVID-19 pandemic, demand for psychedelic drugs increased as hospital pharmacies were overburdened with treating patients' mental health disorders, boosting segment growth even further. The growing global awareness of people's mental health and the use of psychedelic drugs for specific indications is driving the growth of hospital pharmacies as a distribution channel. The anti-inflammatory activity of psychedelic drugs has also contributed to the market's growth. Growing acceptance of psychedelic drugs for treating depression, increasing prevalence of depression and mental disorders, rising awareness of mental health, and growing r&d activities in psychedelic drugs are a few factors driving the industry's growth over the forecasting period.

Psychedelic Drugs Market Key Developments:
In August 2020, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.'s Spravato nasal spray was approved to treat suicidal patients. According to published data, approximately 11-12% of Americans suffer from major depressive disorder, which leads to suicide. As a result, this approval provided these patients with exceptional therapy while also allowing the company to generate more revenue.

Psychedelic Drugs Market Summary

Study Period

2023 – 2029

Base Year




Largest Market

North America

Fastest Growing Market

Asia Pacific
Psychedelic Drugs Market Dynamics

Psychedelics have grown in popularity in the last decade because they are used in human mental healing and treatment practices and can heal the mind. Researchers and scientists are investigating the therapeutic value of psychedelic drugs and compounds that could be a new treatment option for people suffering from depression. Continuous research and development in psychedelic drugs have increased the medication's acceptance. Psychedelic drugs' promising outcomes have increased their use in the United States and other regions, resulting in rising demand for psychedelic drugs; thus, these factors are expected to act as market drivers.

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Psychedelic Drugs Market Segmentation

By Drugs
  • Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (LSD)
  • 3,4-MethylEnedioxyMethamphetamine (Ecstasy)
  • Phencyclidine
  • Gamma Hydroxybutyric Acid (GHB)
  • Etamine
  • Ayahuasca
  • Salvia
  • Psilocybin
  • Others
By Application
  • Resistant depression
  • Panic disorder
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Opiate Addiction
  • Others
By End User
  • Hospitals
  • Homecare
  • Specialty Clinics
  • Others
By Geography
  • North America
  • Europe
  • The Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
  • MEA


Frequently Asked Questions

Based on the application, the Market is segmented into Resistant depression, panic disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, Opiate Addiction, and Others.

Roche Holding AG, Pfizer Inc., The Emmes Company, LLC, COMPASS Group plc, Merck & Co. Inc., AstraZeneca PLC, AbbVie Inc., Mylan N.V., Alkermes plc, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories are the major players in the psychedelic Market.

The Psychedelic Drugs Market will grow at a CAGR of 38.5% during the forecast by 2029.

The market value of the Psychedelic Drugs Market is expected to be 543.9 Million in 2022.

  • Roche Holding AG
  • Pfizer Inc.
  • The Emmes Company 
  • COMPASS Group plc 
  • Merck & Co. Inc.
  • AstraZeneca PLC 
  • AbbVie Inc.
  • Mylan N.V.
  • Alkermes plc 
  • Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories