PharmaPoint: Rheumatoid Arthritis Japan Drug Forecast and Market Analysis Event-Driven Update
GlobalData has released its new Country report, PharmaPoint: Rheumatoid Arthritis Japan Drug Forecast and Market Analysis Event-Driven Update. The RA market is currently very dynamic, with the November 6, 2012 FDA approval of Pfizers Xeljanz (tofacitinib) and novel oral therapies awaiting approval such as: Eli Lillys anti-BAFF, tabalumab and JAK1,2 inhibitor, baricitinib, and Rigel/AZs SYK inhibitor, fostamatinib. These compounds will challenge the current biologics in the attempt to dislodge the stronghold of the TNF inhibitors, if their safety and efficacy profiles are proven once they enter the market.
Japanese physicians surveyed for this report follow guidelines such as ACR or guidelines from the Japanese Rheumatology Association, but also follow their own clinical experience. However, diagnosis of mild RA in Japan begins with the PCP or other specialists, then progresses to referral to a rheumatologist. Interestingly, in Japan, internists and orthopedic surgeons may be the treating physicians as rheumatology is a rare specialty, though gaining more popularity (Miyasaka, 2011). Also, most people seeking treatment are 35 years and older. Within this age group, female and male distribution is comparable.
- Overview of RA, including epidemiology, etiology, symptoms, diagnosis, pathology and treatment guidelines as well as an overview on the competitive landscape.
- Detailed information on the key drugs in Japan including product description, safety and efficacy profiles as well as a SWOT analysis.
- Sales forecast for the top drugs in Japan from 2011 to 2022.
- Analysis of the impact of key events as well the drivers and restraints affecting the Japan rheumatoid arthritis market.
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