Navigation Links
Driven by the Uptake of Several Emerging Agents, the MRSA Drug Market Will Increase From $631 Million in 2009 to $752 Million in 2019
Date:11/10/2010

BURLINGTON, Mass., Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that the methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) drug market will increase from $631 million in 2009 to $752 million in 2019 in the United States, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom and Japan.

The Pharmacor 2010 findings from the topic entitled Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) finds that market growth will be driven by the uptake of several emerging agents that include Forest/AstraZeneca/Takeda's ceftaroline (Teflaro) and Trius Therapeutics' torezolid, a second-generation oxazolidinone. Ceftaroline recently received FDA approval for the treatment of acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections (ABSSSIs) and community-acquired bacterial pneumonia, while torezolid began its first Phase III trial in ABSSSIs in August 2010. Together, these two agents will capture more than one-third of the overall MRSA market in 2019.

"The late-stage MRSA pipeline is diverse, spanning several antibiotic classes, including many first-in-class broad-spectrum anti-MRSA agents from well-established classes: cephalosporins, quinolones and fusidanes," said Decision Resources Analyst Charu Vepari, Ph.D. "In contrast to the current MRSA armamentarium consisting largely of narrow-spectrum agents, most of the new MRSA therapies entering the market in the next decade will be broad-spectrum agents."

The MRSA pipeline is also comprised of several new therapies being developed in both intravenous (IV) and oral formulations, indicating that developers have recognized the need and opportunity for oral MRSA therapies for both the hospital and community setting. Agents with dual IV and oral formulations include torezolid, Rib-X's delafloxacin and Novartis/Paratek's amadacycline. In the coming decade, numerous emerging products are poised to address the need for interchangeable IV and oral formulations.

The Pharmacor 2010 findings also reveal that the recent approval and pending launch of the broad-spectrum, first-in-class anti-MRSA cephalosporin—ceftaroline (estimated launch in January, 2011)—will change class dynamics and bring cephalosporins to the forefront of the MRSA armamentarium. Because of its broad and expanded activity against MRSA, ceftaroline is well-positioned for use as a first-line empiric therapy for suspected MRSA infections. Basilea's ceftobiprole, ceftaroline's once formidable competitor, was denied FDA approval for complicated skin and skin structure infections in December 2009 and was unable to receive European marketing authorization in February 2010. Consequently, ceftaroline will be the first and only MRSA cephalosporin on the market for the foreseeable future, given uncertainty about continued development of ceftobiprole."We believe ceftaroline will enjoy significant commercial success, earning $150 to 200 million in peak year major-market sales for MRSA infections," Dr. Vepari said.

About Pharmacor 2010The newly redesigned Pharmacor advisory service offers clients in the biopharmaceutical industry the most up-to-date information available on commercially significant disease topics.

About Decision ResourcesDecision Resources (www.decisionresources.com) is a world leader in market research publications, advisory services and consulting designed to help clients shape strategy, allocate resources and master their chosen markets. Decision Resources is a Decision Resources, Inc. company.

About Decision Resources, Inc.Decision Resources, Inc. is a cohesive portfolio of companies that offers best-in-class, high-value information and insights on important sectors of the healthcare industry. Clients rely on this analysis and data to make informed decisions. Please visit Decision Resources, Inc. at www.DecisionResourcesInc.com.

All company, brand, or product names contained in this document may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.For more information, contact:Decision Resources, Inc.Christopher Comfort781-993-2597 ccomfort@dresources.com
'/>"/>

SOURCE Decision Resources
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. TeleHealth Services and Reading Hospital and Medical Center Partner to Reach Technology-Driven Patient Education Goals
2. Driven by Sales of Lyrica, Cymbalta/Xeristar and Savella, the Fibromyalgia Drug Market Will Experience 4.2 Percent Annual Growth Through 2018
3. Increasing Potential for RIS-driven PACS Modules in Europe, Finds Frost & Sullivan
4. New Study Shows Meganuclease-Driven Targeted Integration Using Cellectis bioresearchs cGPS® CHO-K1 Kit to be Highly Efficient for Drug Discovery
5. GeneGo Releases Content and Tools From Industry-FDA Driven MetaTox Partnership Via ToxHunter(TM)
6. Energetiq Introduces Laser-Driven Light Sources for Biophysical Applications
7. The Cancer Pain Drug Market, Driven by the Continued Dominance of Opioids, Will Increase From $2.3 Billion in 2008 to $3.7 Billion in 2018
8. HealthMedias Strongest Single Quarter Results: Growth Driven by Product Enhancements, New Partnerships
9. PDHI Launches ConXus Rewards, Announces Partnership With Hallmark Insights to Support Incentive-Driven Wellness Programs
10. Introduction of New Products and Increased Uptake of Innovative Materials to Drive US Bone Graft Substitute Market to Nearly $2.3 Billion by 2015
11. The Continued Uptake of Key Agents Such as Januvia, Bydureon and Byetta Will Drive The Type 2 Diabetes Drug Market to Nearly Double From $19 Billion in 2009 to $36 Billion in 2019
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/10/2017)...   West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST), ... administration, today shared the results of a study highlighting ... intradermal administration of polio vaccines. The study results were ... 2017 by Dr. Ondrej Mach , Clinical Trials ... (WHO), and recently published in the journal Vaccine. ...
(Date:10/4/2017)... 4, 2017  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... . PhysicianOne Urgent Care is helping communities across Massachusetts ... , by offering no-cost* flu shots through the end of the month. ... health insurance regulations. ... to get a flu shot is by the end of October, according ...
(Date:10/2/2017)... Fla. , Oct. 2, 2017  AllianceRx Walgreens ... company formed by Walgreens and pharmacy benefit manager Prime ... its new brand, which included the unveiling of new ... , as well as at a few other ... the new brand to patients, some of whom will ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... 13, 2017 , ... The Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) of Somerset Hills is ... vendors and unique items from across the nation, this holiday-themed event will raise funds ... by the VNA. The boutique will be open Saturday, November 4 (10:00 a.m. ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Talented host, ... lowdown on sciatica in a new episode of "Success Files," which is an ... and innovation and investigates each subject in-depth with passion and integrity. , Sciatica ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... First Healthcare Compliance (FHC), ... will showcase a range of technology and learning solutions at the 68th Annual ... Expo to be held October 14–18, 2017 at the Mandalay Bay Resort in ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... , ... IsoComforter, Inc. ( https://isocomforter.com ), one of the Nation’s ... design of the shoulder pad. The shoulder pad provides optimal support and full ... while using cold therapy. By utilizing ice and water that is circulated from an ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... Dr. ... recently contributed a medical article to the newly revamped Cosmetic Town journal ... spotlights the hair transplant procedure known as Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE). ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):