Psoriasis Drugs: A Global Strategic Business Report
San Jose, CA (PRWEB) April 12, 2010
Psoriasis is one of the most widespread autoimmune diseases and affects more than 2% of the total global population. The disease is characterized by the presence of red, scaly patches known as psoriatic plaques, which are inflamed and are areas of excessive skin production. Psoriasis has no known cause, but is strongly linked to genetics. Psoriasis cannot be cured, but there are several therapies available that can help alleviate symptoms and improve the quality of life of patients.
The United States dominates the world psoriasis drugs market as stated by the new market research report on Psoriasis Drugs market. The US is also the fastest growing regional market for psoriasis therapeutics. Systemic drugs, encompassing conventional systemic drugs and biologics, dominate the global psoriasis drugs market. Of all patients treated with a systemic drug therapy, the number of patients treated with biologics is expected to double in the next six to eight years. Though other treatment options also are available, such as phototherapy, genericized conventional systemic agents and topical agents account for the largest share of volume prescriptions for psoriasis treatment. Taclonex, a vitamin D analog (calcitriol) and anti-inflammatory corticosteroid (betamethasone) combination product, dominates the global market for topical drugs.
Key players profiled in the report include Abbott Laboratories, Amgen Inc., Almirall SA, Astellas Pharma US Inc., Biogen Idec Inc., Eisai Co. Ltd., Galderma Laboratories, Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc., Johnson & Johnson Company, LEO Pharma A/S, Merck & Co. Inc., Novartis AG, Stiefel Laboratories Inc., Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc., and Wyeth.
The report titled "Psoriasis Drugs: A Global Strategic Business Report" announced by Global Industry Analysts, Inc., provides a comprehensive review of psoriasis market, disease prevalence, market trends, market drivers, marketed drugs, systemic drugs, biologics, topical drugs, potential drugs, clinical trials, product introductions/approvals, and recent industry activity. The study analyzes market data and analytics in terms of value sales for regions including The United States, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World. The study analyzes market data and analytics in terms of value sales for psoriasis drugs by route of drug administration, including Systemic Drugs, and Topical Drugs
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