Navigation Links
Growth Opportunities for Actemra Will Propel Roche to Sixth Position in the Rheumatoid Arthritis Market by 2012
Date:1/14/2009

Recent Entrants Invest Heavily in Promotion to Capture Share in Mature Market, According to a New Report from Decision Resources

WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms focusing on pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that growth opportunities for Roche/Chugai's Actemra (marketed as RoActemra in Europe) will propel Roche to sixth position in the rheumatoid arthritis market by 2012. Driving factors include Actemra's early market entry into Japan, making it the only agent available for the treatment of inadequate responders to TNF-alpha in Japan until the arrival of Bristol-Myers Squibb's Orencia in 2012, and the likelihood that the drug will be used in relatively early lines of biologic therapy.

Currently, physicians rely heavily on TNF-alpha inhibitors in early lines of biological therapy, and reserve agents with other mechanisms of action, such as Orencia and Biogen Idec/Genentech's Rituxan (also marketed by Chugai and Zenyaku Kogyo in Japan, and marketed as MabThera in Europe by Roche), largely for TNF-alpha inadequate responders. According to the new report entitled Brands & Strategies: Rheumatoid Arthritis, physicians indicate that Actemra's efficacy data is compelling enough to consider using it earlier in therapy; particularly once it has been on the market long enough to gather some post-marketing data to provide reassurance about side effects such as elevated lipid levels and elevated liver enzymes.

"Despite a recent regulatory setback in the U.S., physicians are cautiously optimistic about the efficacy of Actemra," said Dancella Fernandes, Ph.D., analyst at Decision Resources. "Decision Resources anticipates the drug's uptake as a treatment for inadequate responders to TNF-alpha will garner Actemra sales of $603 million in 201
'/>"/>

SOURCE Decision Resources
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Economic Uncertainty Fuels Vendormate Growth in 2008
2. Access Family Services, Inc. Makes the List for the Second Year in a Row! Access Family Services 2008 Ranks No. 2851 on the Inc. 5000 With Three-Year Sales Growth of 128%
3. Growth in the Functional Food Sector Gives a Hearty Boost to the Heart Health Ingredients Market
4. Hanger Orthopedic Group Welcomes Vinit Asar as Chief Growth Officer
5. Varian Medical Systems Announces Net Orders Growth Estimates for the First Quarter of Fiscal Year 2009
6. Abaxis, Inc. to Present at Sidoti & Companys Sixth Annual Palm Beach Emerging Growth Institutional Investor Forum
7. TeleTracking Technologies to Focus on Growth
8. Cantel Medical Corp. to Present at the 11th Annual Needham Growth Stock Conference
9. Physician Staffing Trends and Hospitalist Jobs Fuel Growth at Locum Leaders
10. Abaxis, Inc. to Present at Needham & Companys Eleventh Annual Growth Stock Conference
11. Fisher Vista, LLC Reports Seventh Consecutive Year of Revenue Growth and Profitability
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:11/18/2014)... 18, 2014 Cristcot Inc., a ... and commercialization of specialized drug delivery systems, today ... Cristcot a patent for the technology, which encompasses ... , The patent was awarded to the ... have been assigned to Cristcot Inc. The patented ...
(Date:11/18/2014)... 18, 2014 Medicationdiscountcard.com's ... adding to the company's reputation for helping consumers ... blog has to offer at http://blog.medicationdiscountcard.com/ . ... information concerning the Affordable Care Act and the ... inform the public about a variety of prescription ...
(Date:11/18/2014)... Thompson HealthDay Reporter ... antibody drug could prove effective at lowering LDL ("bad") ... cholesterol-lowering statin medications. That,s the conclusion of a ... annual meeting in Chicago. The drug, alirocumab, outperformed ... used alternative to statins, Zetia, said lead researcher Dr. ...
(Date:11/18/2014)... (HealthDay News) -- Women who started smoking at a ... severe menstrual pain, a new study suggests. About ... smoking has been suspected as a risk factor for ... authors of the new study said. The researchers ... long-term study of women,s health in Australia. About 14 ...
(Date:11/18/2014)... November 18, 2014 Global ... using the telehealth platform to bring quality healthcare ... this passion, GPT created Global Partnership for TeleHealth ... already existing telehealth network. GPTM focuses specifically ... overseas, and disaster relief organizations. , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Japanese Patent Office Grants Patent to Cristcot Inc. 2Health News:Medicationdiscountcard.com Building Virtual Library of Resources to Help Consumers Navigate Healthcare Landscape 2Health News:Experimental Cholesterol-Lowering Drug Effective, Study Reports 2Health News:Experimental Cholesterol-Lowering Drug Effective, Study Reports 3Health News:Study Ties Teen Smoking to Risk of Severe Menstrual Cramps 2Health News:Global Partnership for TeleHealth (GPT) is Focused on Using the telehealth Platform to Bring Quality Healthcare to Populations in Need Worldwide 2
... from Shropshire and parts of Wales. Breast cancer patients from ... but Welsh women get it for free. // ,This ... to pay for Herceptin for early stage breast cancer sufferers ... the welsh as all Welsh Local Health Boards have agreed ...
... in the capital of Zagreb it was revealed that a dead ... flu virus. //, ,The location of the dead swan was ... weekend. Tests confirmed that the dead bird had contracted the H5 ... it was the lethal H5N1 strain would be released on Sunday ...
... simulated investment game, a study, intending to investigate ... working //collectively in a team, revealed stark observations ... conducted by the University of Erfurt team, found ... when ‘punishments’ became a form of motivation. Psychologists ...
... nations should be prepared to pledge more money to combat ... ,Western and Asian donors had pledged $1.9 billion ... flu and improve containment and prevention methods in 12 countries, ... spreading across the world through migratory birds, including infections in ...
... should avoid exposure to the fumes of solvents used ... and lacquers//, could give rise to allergies in young ... Germany's environmental agency. ,Pregnant women should leave ... stay clear of the work area altogether. ...
... has warned the nation's betel-nut chewers of the increased ... habits like smoking and drinking. ,According to ... National Health Research Institute when betel nut chewing was ... cancer of the esophagus was about 195 times higher ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Free Herceptin Treatment for Those Who Live Over the Welsh Border 2Health News:Motivation Yardstick: Rewards or Punishment? Discover the Superior Performance Trigger 2Health News:Cancer Risks for Betel Nut Chewers 2
(Date:11/18/2014)... , Nov. 18, 2014  A new global ... finds that a large majority of the general public ... (84%), a devastating disease that is responsible for 1.59 ... cancers combined 1,2,4 . The "Any One Any Lung" ... about the widespread impact of lung cancer, but also ...
(Date:11/18/2014)... -- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE: VRX ) ... receipt of approval from the U.S. Food and Drug ... IMPLANT ® Saline-filled Breast Implant for ... augmentation implants. The FDA approval of the IDEAL IMPLANT ... and data including a U.S. clinical trial that began ...
(Date:11/18/2014)... Tocagen Inc. today announced that ... free survival at six months for recurrent high grade ... FC, compared to published benchmarks. HGG includes glioblastoma, the ... The data were delivered in an oral presentation at the ... of the Society for Neuro-Oncology (SNO) by Tim ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Global survey of more than 10,000 adults highlights misperceptions about lung cancer, a disease that kills 1.59 million people annually 2Global survey of more than 10,000 adults highlights misperceptions about lung cancer, a disease that kills 1.59 million people annually 3Global survey of more than 10,000 adults highlights misperceptions about lung cancer, a disease that kills 1.59 million people annually 4Global survey of more than 10,000 adults highlights misperceptions about lung cancer, a disease that kills 1.59 million people annually 5Global survey of more than 10,000 adults highlights misperceptions about lung cancer, a disease that kills 1.59 million people annually 6Valeant Pharmaceuticals And IDEAL IMPLANT Announce FDA And Health Canada Approval To Market Ideal Implant For Cosmetic Breast Augmentation 2Valeant Pharmaceuticals And IDEAL IMPLANT Announce FDA And Health Canada Approval To Market Ideal Implant For Cosmetic Breast Augmentation 3Interim Data Show Increased Median Overall Survival of Recurrent Brain Cancer Patients Treated with Tocagen's Toca 511 & Toca FC, Compared to Published Benchmarks 2Interim Data Show Increased Median Overall Survival of Recurrent Brain Cancer Patients Treated with Tocagen's Toca 511 & Toca FC, Compared to Published Benchmarks 3Interim Data Show Increased Median Overall Survival of Recurrent Brain Cancer Patients Treated with Tocagen's Toca 511 & Toca FC, Compared to Published Benchmarks 4Interim Data Show Increased Median Overall Survival of Recurrent Brain Cancer Patients Treated with Tocagen's Toca 511 & Toca FC, Compared to Published Benchmarks 5
... May 16 Pulmo BioTech Inc. (OTC,Bulletin Board: PLMO.OB) ... Phase I Human Trials with its PulmoBind Molecular Imaging,technology ... The work will be carried out by the Pulmo ... is: "Phase I Study of the Use,of PulmoBind for ...
... -- Results demonstrating that TYKERB and trastuzumab ... survival (PFS), -- Combining TYKERB and trastuzumab ... HER2 receptor may create a more complete HER2 ... alone despite patients,previous treatment with multiple lines of ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Pulmo BioTech Announces Details of the Methodology for its Phase I Human Trials 2Pulmo BioTech Announces Details of the Methodology for its Phase I Human Trials 3GSK Announces Results of First Phase III Trial Evaluating Tykerb(R) (Lapatinib) Plus Herceptin(R) (Trastuzumab) 2GSK Announces Results of First Phase III Trial Evaluating Tykerb(R) (Lapatinib) Plus Herceptin(R) (Trastuzumab) 3GSK Announces Results of First Phase III Trial Evaluating Tykerb(R) (Lapatinib) Plus Herceptin(R) (Trastuzumab) 4GSK Announces Results of First Phase III Trial Evaluating Tykerb(R) (Lapatinib) Plus Herceptin(R) (Trastuzumab) 5GSK Announces Results of First Phase III Trial Evaluating Tykerb(R) (Lapatinib) Plus Herceptin(R) (Trastuzumab) 6GSK Announces Results of First Phase III Trial Evaluating Tykerb(R) (Lapatinib) Plus Herceptin(R) (Trastuzumab) 7
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
Medicine Products: