United States Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) Market 2015-2019 with Abbott Laboratories, Aurobindo Pharma, Mylan & Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Dominating

May 20, 2015, 13:59 ET from Research and Markets

DUBLIN, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zc8vcg/active) has announced the addition of the"Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) Market in the US 2015-2019" report to their offering. 
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The API market in the US to grow at a CAGR of 7% over the period 2014-2019

Active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) are active substances that are used in the manufacture of drugs and that have pharmacological effects. They provide health benefits and play a vital role in disease diagnosis, prevention, and treatment. API may be synthesized either chemically or through biotechnological methods. They are used in a wide range of therapeutic areas such as oncology and for treatment of conditions such as respiratory disorders and rheumatoid arthritis.

One major trend upcoming in the market is the strong focus on the development and introduction of high-potency API. Such products are increasingly used in oncology and for the provision of targeted therapy.

According to the report, one of the key drivers contributing to the growth of the API market in the US is the strong preference for generic drugs compared with innovative or branded drugs. The use of generic equivalents is preferred to innovative drugs, with countries encouraging doctors and pharmacists to prescribe such equivalents.

Further, the report states that stringent regulationse one of the major challenges that the market faces. Vendors are required to comply with elaborate procedures prior to product commercialization. For instance, compliance with GMP requirements increases costs for vendors.

Key Vendors

  • Abbott Laboratories
  • Aurobindo Pharma
  • Mylan
  • Teva Pharmaceutical Industries

Other Prominent Vendors 

  • Albemarle
  • Aptuit
  • BASF
  • Biocon
  • Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Cambrex
  • Cipla
  • Dr. Reddy's Laboratories
  • Hospira
  • Lonza Group
  • Novartis
  • Pfizer
  • Sigma-Aldrich
  • Sun Pharmaceutical Industries 

Key Topics Covered:  

  1. Executive Summary
  2. List of Abbreviations
  3. Scope of the Report
  4. Market Research Methodology
  5. Introduction
  6. Market Landscape
  7. API Market in the US
  8. Market Segmentation by Type of Production Process
  9. Market Segmentation by Type of Product
  10. Market Segmentation by Type of Players
  11. Buying Criteria
  12. Market Growth Drivers
  13. Drivers and their Impact
  14. Market Challenges
  15. Impact of Drivers and Challenges
  16. Market Trends
  17. Trends and their Impact
  18. Vendor Landscape
  19. Key Vendor Analysis

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