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The World Anesthesia Drug Market (General, Local, Adjunctive)

This Kalorama Information report – The World Anesthesia Drug Market - focuses on three primary segments of anesthesia:

  • General Anesthesia
  •  Local Anesthesia
  •  Adjunctive Therapies in Anesthesia

 The report covers both currently marketed and late stage development anesthesia drugs.  For each of these segments the report contains:

  • Products on the Market
  • Products in Development
  • Market Size and Forecast
  • Market Share of Key Players
  • Issues and Trends

Revenues for each segment were generated using dollar and unit sales for each product.  Forecasted figures were generated using a combination of projected surgical procedures, patent and exclusivity expirations, pricing trends, new developments and other factors.

The report includes statistical information for surgical procedures, incidence of conditions requiring surgery, and other relevant information.  Statistical information is presented as a worldwide overview, with special emphasis on the U.S.   Product chapters in this report provide an overview, description of products on the market, description of products in development, market estimates and forecasts, and competitive analysis of leading providers.  The report also includes current issues and trends affecting the industry.

The information for this report was gathered using both primary and secondary research including comprehensive research of secondary sources such as company literature, databases, investment reports, and medical and business journals. Telephone interviews and email correspondence were the primary method of gathering information. For the purpose of this study Kalorama Information conducted interviews with more than 50 key industry officials, consultants, health care providers, and government personnel.  These sources were the primary basis in gathering information specifically relating to revenue and market share data presented in this report.  Specific interviews with pharmaceutical company representatives included marketing directors, division managers, and product representatives.

There are several issues and trends that are impacting the anesthesia drug market. Many of the issues are centered on safety issues, which are probably one of the most important aspects of the administration of anesthetic agents. This industry is a mature industry so it does not have the typical competitive issues often seen in other pharmaceutical segments. However, there are some issues that concern research and development of promising areas in anesthesia.

Topics included in this section include:

    • Introduction
    • Regulation of Anesthesia Drugs
    • Dentistry and Anesthesia
    • Anesthesia and Complications in Pediatric Applications
    • Allergic Reactions in Anesthesia ( inc. Propofol Recall)
    • Anesthesia and the Benefits to Depression Patients
    • Pediatric Studies in Bipolar Disorders
    • Anesthesia and Sleep
    • Gender Differences in Anesthesia Reaction
    • Manufacturing and Supply Issues
    • Drug Shortages
    • Recreational Use of Anesthetics
    • Trends in Conscious Sedation
    • Long-term Effects of Anesthesia
    • Anesthesia and Numbing Technologies

Several hundred companies compete worldwide in the anesthesia drug market.  Companies in the market consist of large pharmaceutical companies, niche pain management and anesthesia drug manufacturers, and worldwide generic drug providers.  

All market data pertains to the world market at the manufacturers’ level.  The base year for data was 2011. Historical data was provided for the years 2007 through 2010, with forecast data provided for 2012 through 2016. Compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) are provided for the 2007-2011, 2007-2016 and 2012-2016 periods for each industry segment covered.  Competitive analysis is provided for the years 2009-2011.  The forecasted market analysis for 2012-2016 was highly influenced by the probability of approval and sales of products in late stage development, product marketing, generic competition, and demographic trends.


  • Executive Summary
    • INTRODUCTION
    • SCOPE AND METHODOLOGY
    • SIZE AND GROWTH OF THE MARKET
      • Table The Total World Market for Anesthesia Drugs 2007-2016
    • ISSUES AND TRENDS AFFECTING MARKET
    • LEADING COMPETITORS
  • Introduction The World Anesthesia Drug Market
    • INTRODUCTION AND HISTORY TO ANESTHESIA DRUGS
    • TYPES OF ANESTHESIA
      • General Anesthesia
      • Local Anesthesia
      • Adjunctive Therapies in Anesthesia
    • ROUTES OF ADMINISTRATION
      • Inhalation
      • Mask Inhalation
      • Laryngeal Mask
      • Endotracheal Administration
      • Controlled Respiration
      • Intravenous
      • Topical Application
      • Transdermal/Transmucosal Application
    • DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS
    • DEMOGRAPHICS AND STATISTICS
      • Table World Population by Selected Geographical Region, 2010 - 2050
      • Medical Procedures by Type
        • Table Procedures by Type, Average Annually, 2007-2011
      • Complications in Anesthesia
      • Anesthesiology-Work Force
        • Table Worldwide Anesthesia Complications
        • Table U.S. Physician Work Force (including Anesthesiologists) by Year
  • General Anesthesia
    • OVERVIEW
      • Stages of General Anesthesia
      • Induction
      • Excitement
      • Surgical Anesthesia
      • Overdose
    • DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCTS
      • Brevital
      • Diprivan
      • Ethrane
      • Forane
      • Halothane
      • Ketalar
      • Lusedra
      • Pentothal
      • Suprane
      • Ultane/Sevorane
    • GENERIC DRUG IMPACT AND AVAILABILITY
      • Table Marketed Brands for General Anesthesia Drugs (Brand Name, Generic Name, and Supplier)
      • Table Selected Generic Drug Manufacturers and Products for General Anesthesia
      • Table Brand vs. Generic General Anesthetic Market 2007-2011
    • RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
    • MARKET SIZE AND GROWTH
      • Total Market
        • Table The Market for General Anesthesia Drugs 2007-2016
      • Market by Delivery Method
      • Market by Geographical Region
        • Table The Market for General Anesthesia Drugs Estimated Products Sales by Geographic Region, 2011
    • COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS
      • Table The Market for General Anesthesia Drugs Estimated Revenues and Market Share of Leading Suppliers 2009-2011
  • Local Anesthesia
    • OVERVIEW
      • Techniques of Administration
      • Transdermal/Transmucosal
      • Simple Local Infiltration
      • Regional Injections
      • Spinal and Epidural Anesthesia
      • Intrathecal Block
      • Epidural, Peridural Block
    • DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCTS
      • Amides
      • Carbocaine/Isocaine/Polocaine
      • Citanest
      • Exparel
      • Marcaine/Sensorcaine
      • Naropin
      • Septocaine
      • Xylocaine/LidoSite/Lidoderm
      • Esters
      • Cocaine Hydrochloride
      • Nesacaine
      • Novocaine
      • Pontocaine
      • Combinations
      • EMLA
      • Pliaglis
      • Synera
        • Table Selected Marketed Local Anesthesia Drugs (Brand Name, Generic Name and Supplier)
    • GENERIC DRUG IMPACT AND AVAILABILITY
      • Table Selected Generic Drug Manufacturers and Products for Local Anesthesia
    • RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
      • Table Local Anesthesia Drugs in Development
    • MARKET SIZE AND GROWTH
      • Total Market
        • Table The Market for Local Anesthesia Drugs 2007-2016
      • Market by Delivery Method
      • Market by Geographical Region
        • Table The Market for Local Anesthesia Drugs Estimated Products Sales by Geographic Region, 2011
    • COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS
      • Table The Market for Local Anesthesia Drugs Estimated Revenues and Market Share of Leading Suppliers 2009-2011
  • Adjunctive Therapies in Anesthesia
    • OVERVIEW
    • DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCTS
      • Neuromuscular Blocking Agents
      • Preanesthetic Sedation and Anesthesia Maintenance
      • Precedex/dexdor
      • Anesthesia Reversal Agents
        • Table Selected Marketed Adjunctive Therapies in Anesthesia (Type, Brand Name, Generic Name, and Supplier)
    • GENERIC DRUG IMPACT AND AVAILABILITY
      • Table Selected Generic Drug Manufacturers and Products for Adjunctive Therapies in Anesthesia
    • RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
      • Bridion (sugammadex)
      • Gantacurium
      • Remimazolam (CNS 7056)
        • Table Adjunctive Therapies in Anesthesia in Development
    • MARKET SIZE AND GROWTH
      • Total Market
        • Table The Market for Adjunctive Therapies in Anesthesia 2007-2016
      • Market by Geographical Region
        • Table The Market for Adjunctive Therapies in Anesthesia Estimated Products Sales by Geographic Region, 2011
    • COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS
      • Table The Market for Adjunctive Therapies in Anesthesia Estimated Revenues and Market Share of Leading Suppliers 2009-2011
  • Anesthesia Drugs: Total Market Size and Forecast
    • TOTAL MARKET SIZE AND FORECAST
      • Table The Total World Market for Anesthesia Drugs 2007-2016
    • ANESTHESIA MARKET BY PRODUCT TYPE
      • Table Anesthesia Drug Market by Type 2007-2016
    • ANESTHESIA MARKET BY GEOGRAPHICAL REGION
      • Table Anesthesia Drug Market Estimated Products Sales by Geographic Region, 2011
    • COMPETITOR ANALYSIS
      • Table Leading Suppliers Anesthesia Revenues and Significant Segments of Participation, 2011
  • Issues and Trends Affecting the Anesthesia Drug Market
    • INTRODUCTION
    • REGULATION OF ANESTHESIA DRUGS
    • DENTISTRY AND ANESTHESIA
    • ANESTHESIA AND COMPLICATIONS IN PEDIATRIC APPLICATIONS
    • ALLERGIC REACTIONS IN ANESTHESIA
      • Propofol Recall
    • ANESTHESIA AND THE BENEFITS TO DEPRESSION PATIENTS
      • Pediatric Studies in Bipolar Disorders
    • ANESTHESIA AND SLEEP
    • GENDER DIFFERENCES IN ANESTHESIA REACTION
    • MANUFACTURING AND SUPPLY ISSUES
      • Drug Shortages
      • Propofol
    • RECREATIONAL USE OF ANESTHETICS
    • TRENDS IN CONSCIOUS SEDATION
    • LONG-TERM EFFECTS OF ANESTHESIA
    • ANESTHESIA AND NUMBING TECHNOLOGIES
      • Sedasys
  • Corporate Profiles
    • INTRODUCTION
    • ACQUISITIONS, ALLIANCES AND AGREEMENTS
      • Hospira and DURECT Corporation
      • Hospira and Javelin Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
      • ZARS Pharma and Nuvo Research, Inc.
    • ABBOTT LABORATORIES
    • ASTRAZENECA
    • BAXTER INTERNATIONAL
    • EISAI CO., LTD.
    • ENDO PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
    • HOSPIRA, INC.
    • MERCK/SCHERING-PLOUGH
    • ROCHE
  • List of Companies

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