The global small molecule prefilled syringes market by Drug Class (Cardiovascular Drugs, Neurology Drugs, Analgesics, Adjuvants, and Others), By Material (Glass, and Plastic & Polymer), and Region (North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, the Middle East, and Africa) was valued at US$ 13,749.4 million in 2016 and is projected to exhibit a CAGR of 4.6% over the forecast period (2017–2025).
Availability of wide number of small molecule prefilled syringe products (generic as well as branded), advantages over conventional dosage forms (instant effect) such as tablets and capsules, and increasing adoption of small molecule prefilled syringe products is expected to fuel growth of the small molecule prefilled syringes market. Manufacturers are focusing on capitalizing on patent losses to launch generic versions in the market. For instance, in 2017, Mylan N.V. launched generic alternative to Copaxone 40 mg/ml for multiple sclerosis patients in the U.S. Moreover, Mylan N.V. launched Brabio, first generic alternative to Copaxone 40 mg/ml, for multiple sclerosis patients in the U.K., in January 2018. Teva Pharmaceuticals enhanced presence in Multiple Sclerosis segment through the introduction of three-times-a-week Copaxone 40 mg/mL product in the U.S in 2014. In 2015, Teva Pharmaceuticals launched Generic Lovenox in the U.S. market. In 2016, Fresenius Kabi launched Ketorolac injection in its ready-to-administer prefilled glass syringe. Sandoz announced the U.S. Food & Drug Administration approval and launch of Glatopa (Glatiramer acetate) 40 mg/mL, in February 2018.
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Key players in the market are focusing on collaborations, acquisitions, and partnerships, in order to enhance their market share. For instance, in 2013, Unilife Corporation entered into a long term supply contract with Sanofi S.A. The objective was to use Unilife’s Unifill Finesse platform of prefilled syringes with Sanofi S.A.’s Enoxaparin Sodium sold under brand names, Lovenox and Clexane. Pfizer, Inc. acquired Hospira, Inc. in the year 2015. Hospira, Inc. was a leading provider of injectable drugs and infusion technologies and this is expected to aid the company in increasing its market share. In 2016, Fresenius Kabi USA acquired BD Rx business from Becton, Dickinson, and Company. The business included pharmaceutical manufacturing plant and the BD Simplist line of seven drugs in ready-to-administer prefilled glass syringes.
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