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

The Thin Film Drug Manufacturing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
Reckitt Benckiser PLC Reckitt Benckiser PLC market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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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 Key Buyers Chapter

The Thin Film Drug Manufacturing industry exhibits a high level of industry competition, with the top four companies estimated to account for around 70.0% of total industry revenue. The top three companies are all multinational pharmaceutical firms and are estimated to account for slightly more than 65.0% of revenue combined. These multinational firms produce a wide range of medicinal products, allowing them to potentially cut down on per-unit product costs and spend more in terms of research and development (R&D). In addition, these companies have capitalized on previous brand name products to gain a strong position in the thin film drug industry. Some firms have established much smaller positions through selling less commonly demanded products... 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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