Visiongain’s analysis indicates that, in 2011, the top 20 antibacterial drug manufacturers accounted for 37.8% of that market. As well as Pfizer, other leading companies included Big Pharma players such as GSK, AstraZeneca and J&J, as well as acute care specialists, including Cubist Pharmaceuticals and ViroPharma. Many companies will experience falling market share in the coming 10 years, though. Patent expiries, generic competition and a relative lack of pipeline therapies will drive this decline.
Richard Lang, a pharmaceutical industry analyst in visiongain, said: “The antibacterial drugs market is highly fragmented and even many of the leading players rely on off-patent products for portions of their antibacterial revenue. Leading companies likely to see their market share grow in the future are those still taking an active interest in antibacterial drug development. Companies that have signed licensing deals for new products will also benefit.”
In 2017, the leading antibacterial drug, in terms of revenue, will be Cubist’s Cubicin (daptomycin)
Visiongain’s report provides revenue forecasts to 2022 for the leading 20 companies in the antibacterial drugs sector. For each company, the report also contains:
• 2011 revenue analysis
• A SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats) analysis for the antibacterials division
• Antibacterial R&D pipeline analysis.
Pharma Leader Series: Top 20 Antibacterial Drug Manufacturers 2012-2022 adds to visiongain’s range of Pharma Leader Series reports, assessing the prospects of leading companies in important pharmaceutical sectors. Visiongain is a business information provider based in London, UK.
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