Thin Film Drug Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Thin Film Drug Manufacturing Market Research Report | Life Sciences | Blood & Organ Banks | Nov 2012

Slivering away: Thin film forms of generic and brand name drugs will come to market and boost demand

IBISWorld’s Thin Film Drug Manufacturing market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Novartis Novartis market share
Pfizer Inc. Pfizer Inc. market share
Reckitt Benckiser PLC Reckitt Benckiser PLC market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 07-12
Annual Growth 12-17
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Thin film drug manufacturers have experienced rapid revenue growth over the past five years, and this trend is expected to continue over the next five as the technology gains market acceptance. As a result, both brand name and generic pharmaceutical manufacturers are expected to offer thin film versions of their drugs and increase the industry's scope over the coming years.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Thin Film Drug Manufacturing industry is in the growth stage of its life cycle. Over the 10 years to 2017, industry value added (i.e. the industry's contribution to the overall economy) is forecast to grow at an annualized rate of 14.8%. In contrast, GDP is anticipated to grow 1.8% per year on average over the same period. Because thin film drug delivery is a budding drug delivery method less than a decade old, the industry has experienced rapid growth over the past five years.

Thin film drugs have increased in prominence and emerged as an advanced alternative to traditional drug delivery systems... purchase to read more


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What is the Thin Film Drug Manufacturing Industry?

This industry manufactures dissolving films or oral drug strips that are used to administer drugs via absorption in the mouth or via the small intestines. Thin film use has emerged as an advanced drug delivery method that makes drugs easy to swallow without water and improves dosing accuracy. Additionally, offering a drug in thin film form can extend product life cycles for pharmaceutical companies that have expiring drug patents and may be exposed to generic competition.

Industry Products
Prescription oral drug stripsNonprescription oral drug stripsPrescription enteric drug stripsNonprescription enteric drug strips
Industry Activities
Manufacturing over-the-counter thin film drugsManufacturing prescription thin film drugsDeveloping thin film drug delivery technology

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