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Transdermal Drug Patches to 2018 - Products, Indications, Markets and Forecasts

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NEW YORK, March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Transdermal Drug Patches to 2018 - Products, Indications, Markets and Forecasts

Transdermal drug patches offer the advantages of ease of use, painlessness, disposability, control of drug delivery and avoidance of first-pass metabolism by the liver. Advances in synthetic materials and patch design have led to patches that are more esthetically acceptable and that are capable of delivering sustained dosing of active compounds for several days in a smaller package. Growth in demand for drug patches is being driven by several factors – factors with strong demographic and population trend underpinnings. Further improvements to transdermal transport and the introduction of new patch designs will keep this segment expanding through 2018.


  • Analyzes and evaluates prescription skin patch products and assesses risks and market potential
  • Analyzes patch designs, technologies and patch development issues
  • Provides assessments of transdermal drug patch products in two dozen key market segments
  • Provides market data and forecasts to 2018
  • Profiles patch manufacturers, their product development activities and strategies


Summary of Contents


Executive Summary


The Market Opportunity

Transdermal Drug Delivery Dynamics

Demand Drivers

Competitive Landscape

Factors Limiting Growth

Pharmacokinetics & Dosage Forms

Patch Manufacturing Dynamics

Patch Manufacturing Company Profiles


Product Analysis – FDA-Approved Drugs Delivered via Transdermal Patches






CNS Stimulants

Cholinesterase Inhibitors

Dopamine Agonists

Hormone Replacement

Hypotensive Agents

Local Anesthetics


Opioid Analgesics




Market Analysis – Transdermal Drug Patch Therapeutics






Hormone Replacement Therapy


Motion Sickness



Pain Management


Market Factors

Regulatory Issues

IP and Expiring Patents

Rx-to-OTC Switching

Patient Compliance and Ease of Use

Healthcare Economics


Profiles of Market Participants


To order this report:

Drug_and_Medication Industry: Transdermal Drug Patches to 2018 - Products, Indications, Markets and Forecasts


Contact Clare:
US:(339) 368 6001
Intl:+1 339 368 6001


SOURCE Reportlinker


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