The global COPD market is estimated to currently be worth $11.3 billion, and is forecast to reach a value of $15.6 billion by 2019. Much of this growth will be fuelled by a high number of new, more efficacious and convenient products entering the market and commanding greater value compared to the therapies already in the market. The drugs driving this growth include once-daily LABA/LAMA fixed-dose combinations such as QVA-149, umeclidinium bromide/vilanterol and olodaterol/tiotropium. For more information visit: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Market to 2019 – Highly-Priced New Combination Products Forecast to Capture Significant Market Share and Drive Growth
Despite recent patent expirations, including that of Advair Diskus (salmeterol/fluticasone propionate), a market leader, generic erosion in the COPD market may not be as pronounced as that observed in other indications. This is largely down to the difficulty in replicating a fixed-dose combination therapy and the associated device. Indeed, since the US patent expired in 2010, Advair Diskus has faced little generic competition
Although the COPD market is characterized by low diagnosis rates, campaigns to increase awareness of the disease in both patients and physicians has resulted in steadily rising diagnosis of COPD. Therefore, this has also contributed to market growth throughout the forecast period.
Spanning over 90 pages, 17 tables and 32 figures, “Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Market to 2019 – Highly-Priced New Combination Products Forecast to Capture Significant Market Share and Drive Growth” report presents an in-depth assessment of the global chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) market till 2019.
In addition to covering the market overview, marketed product and strategic insights the report also presents comprehensive forecasts for the market till 2019.
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