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The Worldwide Market for Prescription Dermatological Drugs, 5th Edition


Attention: There is an updated edition available for this report.

This report provides the reader with a comprehensive analysis of the domestic and international markets involving pharmaceuticals to treat skin diseases and disorders. This edition of Worldwide Market for Prescription Dermatologic Drugs is the fifth time Kalorama Information has comprehensively studied the dermatology markets.

As is the case with each new edition, Kalorama completely re-evaluated the market from the ground up, and in addition to the usual primary interviewing of industry participants, clinicians, and regulators, we also conducted scores of interviews with users of Kalorama’s 2002 and 2004 dermatological studies to ensure that the current report contains the best possible data and the most useful analysis.

Market information is available for the years 2000 to 2010, with the focus year 2005 for competitive analysis. Overview and product descriptions of general therapy segments are covered, including prescription drugs to treat:

  • Acne and Rosacea
  • Antiaging and Photodamage
  • Dermatitis and Seborrhea
  • Fungal Infections
  • Hair Loss and Hair Removal
  • Hyperpigmentation/Melasma
  • Psoriasis
  • Skin Cancer, and
  • Other Skin Disorders

Other data points include competitive market share, demographics, epidemiology, and geographic break down, which provide revenues for four regions:

  • United States
  • Europe
  • Japan
  • Rest of world

The study covers issues and trends affecting the market, research and developments, and more. In particular, the study explores the current and potential effects of the aging baby boomers on the prescription dermatology market and the continued demand for lifestyle drugs. Profiles of major market participants are included.


  • Executive Summary
    • SCOPE AND METHODOLOGY
    • SIZE AND GROWTH OF THE MARKET
      • Table The Global Market for Prescription Dermatological Drugs 2000, 2005, and 2010
    • ISSUES AND TRENDS AFFECTING MARKET
    • COMPETITOR ANALYSIS
  • Introduction
    • STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION OF THE SKIN
      • Epidermis
      • Dermis
      • Subcutaneous Tissue
      • Epidermal Appendages
    • FUNCTIONS OF THE SKIN
    • EFFECTS OF AGING ON THE SKIN
    • DERMATOLOGICAL CONDITIONS AND TREATMENT
    • PHARMACOKINETICS
      • Drug Absorption
      • Distribution
      • Bioavailability
    • DRUG DELIVERY METHODS
      • Table Common Bases for Topical Dermatological Medications
    • DEMOGRAPHICS OF SKIN DISORDERS, INCIDENCE, AND PREVALENCE
      • Table Worldwide Incidence and Prevalence of Selected Dermatologic Conditions
  • Issues and Trends
    • COSMETIC DERMATOLOGISTS
    • MEDICARE REIMBURSEMENT
    • MELANOMA SURVIVAL RATES FALTER
    • NEW FILLER OPTIONS
    • A CONFUSING INDUSTRY
    • GENETIC LINK TO PSORIASIS
    • BIOLOGIC DERMATOLOGY
    • RX-TO-OTC SWITCHES
      • Table Selected Dermatological Rx-to-OTC Switches
      • Table Selected Potential Prescription Dermatological Rx-to-OTC Switches
    • COSMECEUTICALS
      • Antioxidants
      • Polypeptides
    • TELEDERMATOLOGY
    • REIMBURSEMENT ISSUES
    • LASER THERAPY
    • NARROWBAND ULTRAVIOLET B
    • PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY
    • IMPORTANCE OF DRUG DELIVERY
  • Prescription Antiacne and Rosacea Drugs
    • DESCRIPTION OF DISORDERS
    • DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCTS
      • Benzoyl Peroxide
        • Table Common Benzoyl Peroxide Formulations
      • Retinoids
        • Table Common Retinoid Formulations
      • Antibiotics
        • Table Common Antibiotic Formulations
      • Oral Contraceptives
        • Table Common Oral Contraceptive Formulations
    • RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
      • Table Prescription Acne and Rosacea Formulations in Development
    • MARKET SIZE AND GROWTH
      • Global Market
        • Table The Global Market for Prescription Acne and Rosacea Drugs by Type 2000-2010
      • Markets by Geographical Region
        • Table The Global Market for Prescription Antiacne and Rosacea Drugs by Geographical Region 2000-2010
    • THE FUTURE OF THE MARKET
    • COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS
      • Table Global Market for Prescription Antiacne and Rosacea Drugs Revenues and Market Share by Supplier 2005
  • Prescription Antiaging and Photodamage Drugs
    • OVERVIEW
    • DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCTS
      • Keratolytics
        • Table Common Prescription Keratolytic Formulations
      • Moisturizers
        • Table Occlusive Moisturizers-Categories of Ingredients
        • Table Common Prescription Moisturizers
      • Retinoids
        • Table Common Prescription Retinoids for Antiaging and Photodamage
      • Sunscreens
        • Table Common Prescription Sunscreens
      • Other Agents
        • Table Other Prescription Antiaging and Photodamage Products
    • MARKET SIZE AND GROWTH
      • Global Market
        • Table The Global Market Antiaging and Photodamage Drugs by Type 2000-2010
      • Markets by Geographical Region
        • Table The Global Market for Prescription Antiaging and Photodamage Drugs by Geographical Region 2000-2005
    • THE FUTURE OF THE MARKET
    • COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS
      • Table Global Market for Prescription Antiaging and Photodamage Drugs Revenues and Market Share by Supplier 2005
  • Prescription Dermatitis and Seborrhea Drugs
    • OVERVIEW
    • DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCTS
      • Topical Corticosteroids
        • Table Comm ions on Prescription Topical Corticosteroid Preparat
      • Systemic Corticosteroids
        • Table Common Prescription Systemic Corticosteroids
      • Other Products
    • RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
      • Table Prescription Dermatitis Formulations in Development
    • MARKET SIZE AND GROWTH
      • Global Market by Type
        • Table The Global Market for Prescription Dermatitis and Seborrhea Drugs by Type 2000-2010
      • Markets by Geographical Region
        • Table The Global Market for Prescription Dermatitis and Seborrhea Drugs by Geographical Region 2000-2010
    • FUTURE OF THE MARKET
    • COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS
      • Table Global Market for Prescription Dermatitis and Seborrhea Drugs Revenues and Market Share by Supplier 2005
  • Prescription Antifungal Drugs
    • OVERVIEW
    • DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCTS
      • Systemic Formulations
        • Table Common Prescription Systemic Antifungal Dermatological Formulations
      • Topical Formulations
        • Table Common Prescription Topical Antifungal Dermatological Drugs
    • RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
      • Table Prescription Antifungal Dermatological Drugs in Development
    • MARKET SIZE AND GROWTH
      • Global Market by Type
        • Table The Global Market for Prescription Antifungal Dermatological Drugs by Type2000-2010
      • Markets by Geographical Region
        • Table The Global Market for Prescription Antifungal Dermatological Drugs by Geographical Region 2000-2005
    • FUTURE OF THE MARKET
    • COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS
      • Table Global Market for Prescription Antifungal Dermatological Drugs Revenues and Market Share by Supplier 2005
  • Prescription Hair Loss and Hair Removal Drugs
    • OVERVIEW
    • DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCTS
      • Antiandrogens
      • Androgen Inhibitors
      • Oral Contraceptives
      • Other Treatments
        • Table Common Prescription Hair Loss or Hair Removal Formulations
    • RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
      • Table Prescription Hair Loss or Hair Removal Formulations in Development
    • MARKET SIZE AND GROWTH
      • Global Market by Type
        • Table The Global Market for Prescription Hair Loss and Hair Removal Drugs by Type 2000-2010
      • Markets by Geographical Region
        • Table The Global Market for Prescription Hair Loss and Hair Removal Drugs Revenues by Geographical Region 2000-2010
    • FUTURE OF THE MARKET
    • COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS
      • Table Global Market for Prescription Hair Loss and Hair Removal Drugs Revenues and Market Share by Supplier 2005
  • Prescription Hyperpigmentation/Melasma Drugs
    • OVERVIEW
    • DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCTS
      • Table Common Prescription Hyperpigmentation/Melasma Formulations
      • Table Common Prescription Depigmenting Agents
    • RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
    • MARKET SIZE AND GROWTH
      • Global Market
        • Table The Global Market for Hyperpigmentation/Melasma Drugs by Type 2000-2010
      • Markets by Geographical Region
        • Table The Global Market for Prescription Hyperpigmentation/Melasma Drugs by Geographical Region 2000-2010
    • THE FUTURE OF THE MARKET
    • COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS
  • Prescription Psoriasis Drugs
    • OVERVIEW
    • DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCTS
      • Topical Psoriasis Products
      • Systemic Psoriasis Preparations
        • Table Common Prescription Psoriasis Preparations
      • Light Therapy
      • Biologics
    • RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
      • Table Prescription Psoriasis Preparations in Development
    • MARKET SIZE AND GROWTH
      • Global Market by Type
        • Table The Global Market for Prescription Psoriasis Drugs by Type 2000-2010
      • Markets by Geographical Region
        • Table The Global Market for Prescription Psoriasis Drugs by Geographical Region 2000-2010
    • FUTURE OF THE MARKET
    • COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS
      • Table Global Market for Prescription Psoriasis Drugs Revenues and Market Share by Supplier 2005
  • Prescription Skin Cancer Drugs
    • OVERVIEW
      • Nonmelanoma Skin Cancers
        • Table Malignant Conditions of the Skin
      • Malignant Melanoma
    • DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCTS
      • 5-Fluorouracil
      • Mechlorethamine/Nitrogen Mustard
      • Carmustine/BCNU (Topical)
      • Vinblastine (Intralesional) and Others
        • Table Common Prescription Topical and Intralesional Chemotherapeutic Agents
    • RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
      • Table Prescription Skin Cancer Preparations in Development
    • MARKET SIZE AND GROWTH
      • Global Market
        • Table The Global Market for Skin Cancer Drugs 2000-2010
      • Markets by Geographical Region
        • Table The Global Market for Prescription Skin Cancer Drugs by Geographical Region 1998-2008
    • THE FUTURE OF THE MARKET
    • COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS
      • Table Global Market for Prescription Skin Cancer Drugs Revenues and Market Share by Supplier 2005
  • Miscellaneous Skin Disorder Drugs-Antivirals and Antiparasitics
    • OVERVIEW
      • Antivirals
      • Antiparasitics
    • DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCTS
      • Topical Antivirals
        • Table Common Prescription Topical Antiviral Formulations
      • Antiparasitic Agents
        • Table Common Prescription Topical Antiparasitic Formulations
    • RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
    • MARKET SIZE AND GROWTH
      • Global Market
        • Table The Global Market for Prescription Miscellaneous Skin Disorder Drugs by Type 2000-2010
      • Markets by Geographical Region
        • Table The Global Market for Prescription Miscellaneous Drugs by Geographical Region 2000-2010
    • THE FUTURE OF THE MARKET
    • COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS
  • World Market Summary
    • OVERVIEW
    • TOTAL MARKET SIZE AND FORECAST
      • Table The Global Market for Prescription Dermatological Drugs, Revenues by Segment, 2000-2010
    • MARKET AND COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS
      • Table Global Market for Prescription Dermatological Drugs Revenues and Segments of Participation by Leading Market Participants 2005
  • Corporate Profiles
    • ALLERGAN INC.
    • BARRIER THERAPEUTICS, INC
    • BAYER AG
    • BERTEK PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
    • BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB
    • GALDERMA S.A.
    • GENENTECH, INC.
    • GLAXOSMITHKLINE PLC
    • INAMED CORPORATION
    • JOHNSON & JOHNSON (JANSSEN PHARMACEUTICA, ORTHO DERMATOLOGICAL, ORTHO-MCNEIL)
    • MEDICIS PHARMACEUTICAL CORPORATION
    • MERCK & COMPANY, INC.
    • NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
    • PFIZER, INC.
    • Q-MED AB
    • ROCHE GROUP (F. HOFFMANN-LA ROCHE LTD.)
    • SCHERING-PLOUGH CORPORATION
    • SKINMEDICA
    • VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
  • Company Directory

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