ALBANY, New York, November 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research (http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com) "CINV Existing & Pipeline Drugs (Aloxi, Emend, Netupitant-Palonosetron FDC, APF530 & Rolapitant) Market - Global Market Opportunity Assessment Study, 2012 - 2018," the global CINV market was worth USD 1.3 billion in 2011 and is expected to reach USD 2.1 billion in 2018, growing at a CAGR of 7.1% from 2013 to 2018. The North American CINV existing and pipeline drugs market is expected to reach USD 1.0 billion in 2018. Sluggish economic growth and a poor reimbursement scenario in European countries have hampered the growth of CINV drugs market in these regions.
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Nausea and vomiting represent the most frequent side-effects experienced by chemotherapy patients, referred to as chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV), which is debilitating to cancer patients. Emetogenic refers to the likelihood of a chemotherapy drug affecting the patient in an adverse manner, leading to added illness or sickness. Highly emetogenic chemotherapy (HEC) mostly leads to nausea and vomiting in 90% or more of the cases, while moderately emetogenic chemotherapy (MEC) causes nausea and vomiting in 30-90% of the cases.
Current drug treatments available to prevent CINV have failed to completely overcome the symptoms of this disease. Moreover, most of the drugs are approved for acute-onset CINV whereas there is no drug approved yet for delayed-onset CINV for patients receiving HEC, which occurs more frequently (50-70% of patients) in the cancer population. The inefficiency to effective
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