Prescription pharmaceuticals are drugs that cannot be sold over-the-counter without a written directive from a licensed physician. The global pharmaceutical market was worth approximately $650 billion (at the manufacturer’s level). The market has continued its recovery from the economic downfall experienced in recent years. Sales for pharmaceuticals increased slightly The largest therapeutic areas in medicine are: cardiovascular disease and blood disorders, neuroscience, infection, cancer, respiratory and inflammation and others. The following reports provide market information for prescription pharmaceuticals.
While many areas of the pharmaceutical industry will suffer from current economic conditions worldwide, sales of over the counter drugs are widely anticipated to grow as consumers seek cheaper alternatives. Manufacturers are expected to switch prescription drugs to over the counter status where possible. In the early part of this decade there was a delcine […]
Women’s health encompasses all different areas of medicine and it would be a monumental task to address all of the areas that affect women. This report will concentrate on disorders that affect the female reproductive system and other disorders where there is at least a 70% preponderance of women affected by the disorder. The worldwide […]
This report is focused on two expanding pharmaceutical outsourcing markets, contract manufacturing of prescription drugs and contract sales and marketing. Both markets represent excellent post launch outsourcing opportunities for companies competing in this fast growing pharmaceutical outsourcing sector. A major factor driving the upward trend in the number of manufacturing projects being outsourced is that […]
Pharmaceutical markets in Brazil, Russia, India and China rank among the top twenty markets in the world with the potential to move up in ranking rather quickly. (China’s pharmaceutical market, for instance, is expected to show double-digit growth over the next five years.) Developing regions and petro-rich nations will be an integral part of expansion […]
Generics, so long the force that has shaken up the branded pharmaceutical industry, is now facing its own challenges as an industry. While growth indications are strong, there are challenges for generic companies. In the next two years, consolidation will most likely rise; the sector is expected to be rocked by increased competition from companies […]
Lagging FDA approvals led to a brief absence of Rx to OTC switches in the pharmaceutical marketplace, but 2006 and 2007 saw a number of switches, and Kalorama Information believes this product management tactic will continue to be aggressively utilized as companies seek ways to extend revenue life. Kalorama Information’s The Return of the Rx […]
Pharmaceutical marketers will face a challenging time in 2008 by all reports. Understanding the dynamics of the market can assist in better planning and strategy. This Kalorama Information Report Bundle combines 5 of the most important topics for those in the pharmaceutical industry in a strategic planning, business development or marketing. Grouped together, this report […]
Congestive heart failure is an increasingly important cause of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. It is the number one cause of hospitalization among individuals aged 65 and over. The United States Medicare system pays out more for the care of congestive heart failure than it does for all forms of cancer combined. While this is a […]
One of Kalorama’s best-selling market research reports, this report provides the reader with a complete analysis of the domestic and international markets for pharmaceuticals to treat skin diseases and disorders. This edition of Worldwide Market for Prescription Dermatological Drugs is the sixth time Kalorama Information has comprehensively studied the dermatology markets. Kalorama has completely re-evaluated […]
Rheumatoid arthritis and lupus belong to a number of autoimmune diseases affecting the musculoskeletal system, multisystemic tissue, and connective tissues. Although a range of autoimmune conditions carry a low prevalence, combined these diseases amount to a growing medical and economic burden. Additionally, autoimmune diseases are accounting for a growing cause of disability in the United […]
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