Iontophoresis Systems for Transdermal Drug Delivery


iontophoresis systems for transdermal drug delivery    Published December 2016  •  Catalog no. NPS209F •  Price US $2,850



To expand the limits of transdermal drug delivery, developers are employing energy sources such as ultrasound, heat and electrical current to affect active transport through the skin. These techniques can increase the upper molecular size limit dramatically, opening up a host of opportunities for transdermal delivery. Iontophoresis devices with ease-of-use features have the potential to address the needs of an aging population for user-friendly delivery and are positioned to make a significant impact in selected therapeutic areas. This report includes analysis of iontophoretic transdermal technologies, market and regulatory factors, product evaluations, and profiles of leading sector participants.

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What Your Will Learn

• What are the approved iontophoresis products for transdermal drug delivery? Who markets them? What is there market position?
• What iontophoresis devices are currently in development? What are their prospects? and assesses the market potential for existing and probable future products
• What are the key iontophoresis device design elements, technologies and operational factors?
• What are the important therapeutic sectors and market segments for iontophoresis?
• What does the market look like today? Who are the market leaders? What will it be in 2020?
• Who are the key players in this market? Their product development activities & business strategies?
• What is the importance of pharma-device alliances and design partnerships on iontophoresis delivery products
• What is the impact of economic, technology, and regulatory factors on transdermal device markets?


Iontophoresis Systems for Transdermal Drug Delivery – Summary of Contents

Executive Summary

Transdermal Drug Delivery Dynamics
The Trend toward Self-Care
Shifting Demographics
Demand Drivers
Competitive Landscape
Risk Factors

Iontophoresis Device Design Factors
Human Engineering/Ease of Use
Device Adhesion
Dosing and Rate Factors
Electrode Design
Power Requirements & Battery Technology

Competing Technologies
Electroporation
Microporation
Laser-assisted Delivery
Radio Frequency
Thermal/Heat
Ultrasound

Key Therapeutic Application Segment Analysis
Anesthesia
Dermatology
Neurology
Ophthalmology
Pain Management
Physical Medicine
Women’s Health

Iontophoresis Product Assessments and Forecasts
Disposable Single-use products
Discrete Controller Devices
Reusable Devices
Programmable Systems

Market Factors
FDA/CDRH Requirements
Patient Compliance Factors
Healthcare Economics
Contract Design and Manufacturing

Market Factors

FDA Regulations
Clinical Trial Process
Rx-to-OTC Switching
Shifting Patient Demographics

Company Profiles