North American Drug Delivery Technologies Market - Forecasts To 2017

DUBLIN, February 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Dublin - Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/r6jr3w/north_american) has announced the addition of the "North American Drug Delivery Technologies Market - Forecasts To 2017" report to their offering.

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'North American Drug Delivery Technologies Market - Forecasts To 2017' covers the market for technologies used for development of products, formulations, and devices used in drug delivery. The overall market is segmented based on the oral, pulmonary, trandermal, injectable, ocular, nasal, topical, implantable, and transmucosal routes of administration used by these technologies. Oral drug delivery technologies accounted for the largest share - 38% - of the North American market in 2012, under which controlled release and orodispersible tablet technologies and other technologies such as effervescent tablets and chewable tablets are covered.

Pulmonary segment covers metered dose inhalers, dry-powder inhalers and nebulizers; this segment is growing at the highest CAGR of 11.8%. The transdermal technology market is divided into two types, namely, passive drug delivery and active drug delivery. Passive delivery is further categorized into reservoir system and matrix system, while active delivery is further categorized into iontophoresis, microporation and other technologies such as electroporation, sonophoresis and dermal ablation. Injectable technology market is classified as conventional injection, self injection, and other injection devices. Conventional devices include fillable syringes and prefilled syringes, whereas self injection devices include needle free injectors, auto-injectors, and pen injectors.

Ocular drug delivery technologies market is divided into eye drops, ophthalmic ointments, gels and other formulations like ocular inserts and punctal plugs. Based on the type of formulation, nasal drug delivery technologies market is categorized into nasal drops, sprays, and inhalers. Based on formulation type, topical drug delivery technologies market is segmented into liquid, semisolid, and solid formulations.


Key Topics Covered: 

1 Introduction 

2 Executive Summary 

3 Market Overview

4 North America Drug Delivery Market, By Technology

5 Geographic Analysis 

6 Competitive Landscape

7 Company Profiles


Companies Mentioned:

  • Aptalis Pharma, Inc
  • Baxter International, Inc
  • Becton, Dickinson And Company
  • Catalent Pharma Solutions
  • Cima Labs
  • Endo Health Solutions, Inc
  • Johnson & Johnson, Inc
  • M Company
  • Nektar Therapeutics, Inc
  • Optinose As
  • Psivida Corporation
  • The Dow Chemical Company
  • Valeant Pharmaceuticals


For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/r6jr3w/north_american


Media Contact: Laura Wood , +353-1-481-1716, press@researchandmarkets.net

SOURCE Research and Markets




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