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Anesthesia Drugs: Worldwide Markets


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An understanding of the market for anesthesia could be worthwhile to any pharmaceutical marketer and any equity company investing or consulting in this area. Anesthesia markets are in one sense simple: growth in these drugs are correlated to prevalence and incidence in disease, and the resulting increase in procedure volumes. But as this market continues to grow, increased competition is steadily escalating in the United States and Europe, which is encouraging more participation in other areas of the world. New products in development may change the market landscape dramatically.

This Kalorama Information report - Anesthesia Drugs: Worldwide Markets - focuses on three primary segments of anesthesia:

  • General Anesthesia (Inhalation, Parenteral and Rectal)
  • Local Anesthesia (Topical, Transdermal, Parenteral)
  • Adjunctive Therapies in Anesthesia

The report covers both currently marketed and late stage development anesthesia drugs in detail. Revenues for each segment were generated using dollar and unit sales for each product.

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. The market segments 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 issues and trends addressed in the anesthesia drug market include:

  • Regulation of Anesthesia Drugs
  • Dentistry and Anesthesia
  • Anesthesia and Pediatric Applications
  • Anesthesia and Benefits to Depressed Patients
  • Anesthesia and Sleep
  • Gender Differences in Anesthesia Reaction
  • Trends in Conscious Sedation

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.

All market data pertains to the world market at the manufacturers’ level. The base year for data was 2006. Historical data is provided for the years 2004 and 2005, with forecast data provided for 2007 through 2011. Compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) are provided for the 2004-2006, 2006-2011 and 2004-2011 periods for each industry segment covered. Competitive analysis is provided for the year 2006 with a projected competitive analysis for 2011.

The forecasted market analysis for 2007-2011 is based on probability of approval and sales of products in late stage development, product marketing, and demographic trends.

As part of its market coverage, the following companies were profiled in this report:

  • Abbott Laboratories
  • Abraxis BioScience, Inc.
  • Anesiva, Inc.
  • Baxter International, Inc
  • B. Braun Melsungen AG
  • Dentsply International, Inc.
  • Endo Pharmaceuticals Holdings, Inc.
  • Hospira, Inc.
  • MGI Pharma, Inc
  • Minrad International, Inc.
  • Organon N.V.
  • Roche
  • SkyePharma plc
  • TEVA


  • Executive Summary
    • INTRODUCTION
    • SCOPE AND METHODOLOGY
    • SIZE AND GROWTH OF THE MARKET
      • Table The Market for Anesthesia Drugs 2004-2011
    • ISSUES AND TRENDS AFFECTING MARKET
    • LEADING COMPETITORS
  • Introduction: The World Anesthesia Drug Market
    • INTRODUCTION AND HISTORY OF ANESTHESIA DRUGS
    • TYPES OF ANESTHESIA
      • General Anesthesia
      • Local Anesthesia
      • Adjunctive Therapies in Anesthesia
    • ROUTES OF ADMINISTRATION
      • Inhalation
      • Intravenous
      • Topical Application
      • Transdermal/Transmucosal Application
    • DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS
    • DEMOGRAPHICS AND STATISTICS
      • Worldwide Demographics
        • Table World Population by Selected Geographical Region, 2006-2050
        • Table Estimated World Population by Age and Geographical Region, 2006
      • Procedures by Type
        • Table Procedures by Type, 2006
        • Table Procedures by Type Worldwide, 2006
        • Table Procedures by Type U.S., 2006
      • Complications in Anesthesia
        • Table Worldwide Anesthesia Complications and Related Mortality
  • General Anesthesia
    • OVERVIEW
      • Induction of General Anesthesia
    • DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCTS
      • Table Marketed Brands for General Anesthesia Drugs (Type, Brand, and Manufacturer)
    • GENERIC DRUG IMPACT AND AVAILABILITY
      • Table Selected Generic Drug Manufacturers and Products for General Anesthesia
    • RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
      • Table General Anesthesia Drugs in Development
    • MARKET SIZE AND GROWTH
      • Table The Market for General Anesthesia Drugs 2004-2011
      • Table The Market for General Anesthesia Drugs Estimated Products Sales by Delivery Method, 2006 (Inhalation, Parenteral and Rectal, Total)
      • Table The Market for General Anesthesia Drugs Estimated Products Sales by Geographic Region, 2006
    • COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS
      • Table The Market for General Anesthesia Drugs Estimated Revenues and Market Share of Leading Suppliers 2006
  • Local Anesthesia
    • OVERVIEW
      • Techniques of Administration
      • Spinal and Epidural Anesthesia
    • DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCTS
      • AminoAmides
      • Amino Esters
      • Combinations
        • Table Selected Marketed Local Anesthesia Drugs (Type, Brand, and Manufacturer)
    • 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
      • Table The Market for Local Anesthesia Drugs 2004-2011
      • Table The Market for Local Anesthesia Drugs Estimated Products Sales by Delivery Method, 2006
      • Table The Market for Local Anesthesia Drugs Estimated Products Sales by Geographic Region, 2006
    • COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS
      • Table The Market for Local Anesthesia Drugs Estimated Revenues and Market Share of Leading Suppliers 2006
  • Adjunctive Therapies in Anesthesia
    • OVERVIEW
    • DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCTS
      • Table Selected Marketed Adjunctive Therapies in Anesthesia (Type, Brand, and Manufacturer)
    • GENERIC DRUG IMPACT AND AVAILABILITY
      • Table Selected Generic Drug Manufacturers and Products for Adjunctive Therapies in Anesthesia
    • RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
      • Table Adjunctive Therapies in Anesthesia in Development
    • MARKET SIZE AND GROWTH
      • Table The Market for Adjunctive Therapies in Anesthesia 2004-2011
      • Table The Market for Adjunctive Therapies in Anesthesia Estimated Products Sales by Geographic Region, 2006
    • COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS
      • Table The Market for Adjunctive Therapies in Anesthesia Estimated Revenues and Market Share of Leading Suppliers 2006
  • Anesthesia Drugs: Total Market Size and Forecast
    • TOTAL MARKET SIZE AND FORECAST
      • Table The Market for Anesthesia Drugs 2004-2011
      • Table Anesthesia Drug Market by Type 2004-2011
      • Table Anesthesia Drug Market by Type 2006
      • Table Anesthesia Drug Market by Type 2011
    • COMPETITOR ANALYSIS
      • Table Leading Suppliers Anesthesia Revenues and Significant Segments of Participation, 2006
  • Issues and Trends Affecting the Anesthesia Drug Market
    • INTRODUCTION
    • REGULATION OF ANESTHESIA DRUGS
    • DENTISTRY AND ANESTHESIA
    • ANESTHESIA AND COMPLICATIONS IN PEDIATRIC APPLICATIONS
    • ANESTHESIA AND THE BENEFITS TO DEPRESSION PATIENTS
    • ANESTHESIA AND SLEEP
    • GENDER DIFFERENCES IN ANESTHESIA REACTION
    • TRENDS IN CONSCIOUS SEDATION
  • Corporate Profiles
    • INTRODUCTION
    • ABBOTT LABORATORIES
    • ABRAXIS BIOSCIENCE, INC.
    • ANESIVA, INC.
    • BAXTER INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    • B. BRAUN MELSUNGEN AG
    • DENTSPLY INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    • ENDO PHARMACEUTICALS HOLDINGS, INC.
    • HOSPIRA, INC.
    • MGI PHARMA, INC.
    • MINRAD INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    • ORGANON N.V.
    • ROCHE
    • SKYEPHARMA PLC
    • TEVA
  • Anesthesia List of Companies

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