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New Pharmaceuticals market report from GBI Research: "Impact of Counterfeits on Pharmaceutical Industry - Counterfeiting Poses Threats to Patient Safety and Revenues of Pharmaceutical Companies"

 
PRLog - July 2, 2011 - Impact of Counterfeits on Pharmaceutical Industry - Counterfeiting Poses Threats to Patient Safety and Revenues of Pharmaceutical Companies

Summary

GBI Research's report, 'Impact of Counterfeits on Pharmaceutical Industry - Counterfeiting Poses Threats to Patient Safety and Revenues of Pharmaceutical Companies', provides in-depth analysis of trends, issues and challenges in this industry. The report analyzes the effects of counterfeits on the pharmaceutical industry in the US, Europe and the Rest of the World. Further, the report provides an analysis on the technologies and solutions that are used to eliminate or prevent counterfeiting of drugs. This report is built using data and information sourced from proprietary databases, primary and secondary research and in-house analysis by GBI Research's team of industry experts.

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Scope

The scope of this report includes -

* Challenges facing the pharmaceutical industry
* Sources of counterfeiting in the pharmaceutical industry
* Analysis of the impact of counterfeiting in the pharmaceutical industry
* Key technologies and solutions that are developed to reduce counterfeiting .
* Competitive benchmarking of leading technology solutions companies in the market

Reasons to buy

The report will enhance your decision making capability. It will allow you to -

* Assess impact of counterfeiting on pharmaceutical sales, distribution and other functions
* Identify solutions and technologies that are useful against counterfeiting of drugs
* Identify best practices in the industry through analyses of solutions developed by industry leaders
* Strengthen security of supply chain through case studies of implementation of technologies.


Partial Table of Contents:

1 Table of Contents
1 Table of Contents
1.1 List of Tables
1.2 List of Figures
2 Impact of Counterfeits on Pharmaceutical Industry - Introduction
2.1 GBI Research Report Guidance
3 Impact of Counterfeits on Pharmaceutical Industry - Counterfeiting in the Pharmaceutical Industry
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Extent of the Problem - A Global Scenario
3.3 Counterfeits and Pharmaceutical Distribution Chains
3.3.1 Possible Access Points of Counterfeit Medicines into Legitimate Distribution Channels
3.4 Targets for Counterfeits
3.4.1 Bulk Ingredients
3.4.2 Finished Products
3.4.3 Examples of Counterfeiting (2005-2009)
3.5 Factors Encouraging the Counterfeiting of Pharmaceuticals
3.5.1 High Profits and Low Risk in Counterfeiting (Relatively Small Risk and Low Penalty)
3.5.2 Rising Demand for the Prescription and Lifestyle Drugs
3.5.3 Proliferation of Online Drug Sale Channels
3.5.4 Price Controls by the Government
3.5.5 Availability of Sophisticated Tools for Counterfeiting
3.5.6 Deregulation and Lack of Tools for Law Implementation
3.5.7 Lack of Awareness among Patients
4 Impact of Counterfeits on Pharmaceutical Industry - Countries and Counterfeiting of Pharmaceuticals
4.1 Developed countries
4.1.1 The US
4.1.2 Canada
4.1.3 Europe
4.1.4 Developing Countries
5 Impact of Counterfeits on Pharmaceutical Industry - Global Initiatives Against Counterfeiting in Pharmaceuticals
5.1 Key Challenges to Fight against Counterfeits
5.2 Anti-Counterfeit Platforms
5.2.1 WHO and International Medical Products Anti-Counterfeiting Taskforce (IMPACT)
5.2.2 European Alliance for Access to Safe Medicines (EAASM)
5.2.3 European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA)
5.2.4 Pharmaceutical Security Institute (PSI)
5.2.5 Verified Internet Pharmacy Practice Sites (VIPPS)
5.2.6 Verified-Accredited Wholesale Distributors Program (VAWD)
5.2.7 The US FDA
5.2.8 China
5.2.9 India
5.2.10 Russia
5.2.11 Africa
5.2.12 Pharmaceutical Industry
6 Impact of Counterfeits on Pharmaceutical Industry - Anti-Counterfeiting Strategies
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Overt (Visible) Technologies
6.2.1 Holograms/Diffractive Optical Elements
6.2.2 Optical Variable Device (OVD)
6.2.3 Sequential Product Numbering
6.2.4 Security Graphics
6.2.5 On Product Marking
6.2.6 Color Shifting Security Inks and Films
6.2.7 Film Wrappers
6.2.8 Shrink Seals and Bands
6.2.9 Breakable Caps
6.2.10 Sealed Tubes
6.3 Covert (Hidden) Technologies
6.3.1 Invisible Printing and Watermarks
6.3.2 Hidden Marks and Printing
6.4 Forensic Markers
6.4.1 Chemical Taggants
6.4.2 DNA Fragments
6.4.3 Micro-Particle Taggants (Nanotaggants)
6.4.4 Isotope Ratio
6.5 Mass Serialization/Track and Trace Technologies
6.5.1 Serialization
7 Impact of Counterfeits on Pharmaceutical Industry - Parallel Trade in Pharmaceutical Distributions
7.1 Introduction
7.2 General Pathway of Parallel Trade
7.3 Factors Encouraging Parallel Trade in Pharmaceuticals
7.3.1 Drug Price Difference across Various Pharmaceutical Markets
7.3.2 Government Price Controls Policy
7.3.3 Supportive Legal and Regulatory Framework to Parallel Trade in Medicines
7.3.4 Availability of Multiple Importation Pharmaceutical Markets
7.4 Parallel Trade in Pharmaceuticals - A Controversial Issue
7.4.1 Research and Development
7.4.2 Product Shortage
7.4.3 Parallel Trade and Benefits to Patients
7.4.4 Product Recall
7.4.5 Counterfeit Medicines
7.5 European Parallel Trade - Current Perspectives
7.5.1 Price Differences in Europe
7.5.2 Legal and Regulatory Framework Supporting Parallel Trade in Medicines
7.5.3 Opposition to Parallel Trade in Medicines in Europe
7.5.4 The UK
7.5.5 Germany
7.5.6 Sweden
7.5.7 Spain
7.5.8 Greece
7.6 Parallel Trade in the US Pharmaceutical Market
7.6.1 Parallel Trade and the FDA's Perspective
8 Impact of Counterfeits on Pharmaceutical Industry - Impact Analysis of Counterfeit Medicine and Parallel Trade in Pharmaceutical Distribution
8.1 Impact of Counterfeit Medicines
8.1.1 Impact of Counterfeit Medicines on Patients

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