Navigation Links
Russia's Hepatitis C Virus Drug Market Will Grow Nine Percent Annually, Reaching $327 Million by 2013
Date:11/30/2009

WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms focusing on pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, forecasts that the hepatitis C virus drug market in Russia will grow nine percent annually over the 2008 - 2013 study period, reaching $327 million by 2013. This growth will be driven mainly by increased government spending on healthcare and increased use of more-expensive therapies like pegylated interferons [peg-IFNs] (i.e., Roche's Pegasys and Schering-Plough's PegIntron) instead of conventional interferons (i.e., Roche's Roferon and Schering-Plough's Intron A).

As Russia's gross domestic product (GDP) per capita continues to grow, both government and private healthcare spending is expected to increase as well. In 2007, the International Monetary Fund reported government spending on healthcare was only about 3.5 percent of Russia's GDP, but the World Bank and other sources expect this number to increase to 5.5 percent of Russia's GDP by 2013.

The new Emerging Markets report entitled Hepatitis C Virus in Russia also finds that Pegasys and PegIntron will benefit from market growth in Russia. Sales of these two agents will account for 77 percent of the total hepatitis C virus drug market in 2013, an increase from 68 percent in 2008.

"In Russia, Pegasys and PegIntron currently capture a relatively small patient share but have growth potential because physicians and patients perceive them to be more effective and safer than conventional interferons," stated Alexandra Makarova, M.D., Ph.D., analyst at Decision Resources.

The new report is part of an expansion of the Emerging Markets report series to cover Russia. The series contains primary research of physicians and epidemiology study in key pharmaceutical markets of Russia -- Moscow, Saint Petersburg and Novosibirsk.

About Emerging Markets Reports

Decision Resources is the FIRST and ONLY company to offer a syndicated report series for high-growth emerging markets with comprehensive disease-specific analysis. Each report assesses the commercial opportunity in the pharmaceutical market for a disease based on population demographics, economic development, disease epidemiology and changing physicians' practices.

About Decision Resources

Decision 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:



Gisselle Morales                             Elizabeth Marshall
Decision Resources                           Decision Resources, Inc.
781-296-2691                                 781-296-2563
gmorales@dresources.com                      emarshall@dresources.com


SOURCE Decision Resources


'/>"/>
SOURCE Decision Resources
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Pharmasset Announces the Continued Enrollment of the Phase 2b Clinical Trial of RG7128 for the Treatment of Hepatitis C
2. Sinovac Receives Purchase Order from Shanghai Government to Supply Hepatitis A Vaccine Healive(R)
3. Schering-Plough Reports Potent Antiviral Activity With Narlaprevir (SCH 900518), an Investigational, Once-Daily Protease Inhibitor for Hepatitis C
4. Noninvasive Breath Test Predicts Survival in Patients with Viral Hepatitis
5. Difficult-to-Treat Patient Populations Respond Positively to Hepatitis C Treatment
6. Aethlon Medical Announces Presentation of Hepatitis-C (HCV) Clinical Data at 42nd Annual American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Conference
7. ANA773 Demonstrates Significant Antiviral Response in Early Clinical Trial in Hepatitis C Patients
8. Pharmasset Reports Positive Preliminary Antiviral Data With PSI-7851 for the Treatment of Hepatitis C
9. Idenix Pharmaceuticals Successfully Completes Proof-of-Concept Study of IDX184 for the Treatment of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV)
10. Conatus Pharmaceuticals Initiates a Second Phase 2 Clinical Trial for the Treatment of Hepatitis
11. Clinical Update - Debio 025 in Hepatitis C
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/20/2017)... , April 20, 2017 NeuroVive Pharmaceutical ... today announced positive preclinical results demonstrating anti-fibrotic ... for non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), in an additional ... NV556 has previously shown similar anti-fibrotic ... Today, NeuroVive,s scientists present novel data demonstrating ...
(Date:4/19/2017)... 19, 2017  IRIDEX Corporation (Nasdaq: IRIX ... for the first quarter 2017 after the close of ... team will host a corresponding conference call beginning at ... Investors interested in listening to the conference call may ... or (703) 326-3030 for international callers, using conference ID: ...
(Date:4/19/2017)...  Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRNE ... new treatments for cancer and other unmet medical ... announced underwritten public offering of 23,625,084 shares of ... of $2.00 per share, before deducting underwriting discounts ... Sorrento.  The net proceeds to Sorrento from this ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:4/29/2017)... ... April 29, 2017 , ... TransDark is a set ... one video to the next without having to set a single keyframe in ... to enhance your video production. , TransDark features dynamic transitions that momentarily splits the ...
(Date:4/29/2017)... MD (PRWEB) , ... April 29, 2017 , ... More ... jobs, so what are Americans doing in their leisure time that causes hearing loss? ... lifestyle habits that may be contributing to hearing loss, as well as schedule a ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... Washington, DC (PRWEB) , ... April 28, 2017 ... ... Unplanned Pregnancy (The National Campaign) announces its support for the Access to ... by Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA), will help to ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... Clara, CA (PRWEB) , ... April 28, 2017 ... ... is pleased to announce the integration of Microsoft(R) Word(TM) Online(TM), which enables sleep ... user experience, since it streamlines the reporting process and provides a familiar interface ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Getting enough sleep affects much more than energy – it also has mental ... sleep can compromise motor reaction time, which can increase the risk of having a car ... following tips from the NSF to help you sleep better and feel better:, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):