There are more than 1400 sustained or controlled release drugs approved all over the world. Revenues within the global generics market reached an estimated value of $265
The oral drug delivery market remains the largest slice of the overall drug delivery market, with more than 52% of market share. It is presently valued at $49 billion and is expected to reach over $90 billion by 2016, at a CAGR of 11%. The growth in the oral drug delivery market shall be driven primarily by newer technologies enabling controlled release formulations of oral drugs and oral formulations of
Novel drug delivery systems (NDDS) offer many more advantages, which include improved therapy by increasing the efficacy and duration of drug activity, increased patient compliance through decreased dosing frequency and convenient routes of administration, and improved targeting for a specific site to reduce unwanted side effects. The challenge for both drug and drug delivery companies is to deliver both existing and emerging drug technologies in a manner that improves the current benefits enjoyed by the patients.
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This comprehensive report on novel drug delivery system focuses mainly on the oral and injectable formulations of pharmaceuticals and specialty companies. This report enumerates the various formulation technologies involved in making value added formulations, pharmaceutical applications and advantages of specific technologies. Wherever possible, marketed drugs using a similar technology have been discussed as proof of validation along with the status of additional pipeline. The discussed proprietary formulation technologies includes Colal, Glide SDI, Arestat, GeoClock, GeoMatrix, FlashTab, Lock Tab, Medusa, Eligen, Oradur, EnteriCare and Saber.
This report will be helpful for those pharma companies who are exploring novel opportunities for their growth by in-licensing formulation technology or value added pipeline drugs available/being studied in the market.