This Kalorama Information report – The World Anesthesia Drug Market – focuses on three primary segments of anesthesia:
- General Anesthesia
- Local Anesthesia
- Adjunctive Therapies in Anesthesia
The report covers both currently marketed and late stage development anesthesia drugs in detail. Revenues for each segment were generated using dollar and unit sales for each product. Forecasted figures were generated using a combination of projected surgical procedures, patent and exclusivity expirations, pricing trends, new developments and other factors.
The report includes statistical information for surgical procedures, incidence of conditions requiring surgery, and other relevant information. Statistical information is presented as a worldwide overview, with special emphasis on the U.S. The market segments provide an overview, description of products on the market, description of products in development, market estimates and forecasts, and competitive analysis of leading providers. The report also includes current issues and trends affecting the industry.
The information for this report was gathered using both primary and secondary research including comprehensive research of secondary sources such as company literature, databases, investment reports, and medical and business journals. Telephone interviews and email correspondence were the primary method of gathering information. For the purpose of this study Kalorama Information conducted interviews with more than 50 key industry officials, consultants, health care providers, and government personnel. These sources were the primary basis in gathering information specifically relating to revenue and market share data presented in this report. Specific interviews with pharmaceutical company representatives included marketing directors, division managers, and product representatives.
All market data pertains to the world market at the manufacturers’ level. The base year for data was 2009. Historical data was provided for the years 2007 and 2008, with forecast data provided for 2010 through 2014. Compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) are provided for the 2007-2009, 2007-2014 and 2009-2014 periods for each industry segment covered. Competitive analysis is provided for the year 2009 with a projected competitive analysis for 2014. The forecasted market analysis for 2009-2014 was highly influenced by the probability of approval and sales of products in late stage development, product marketing, and demographic trends.