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RA Treatment Trends Reviewed in New FirstWord Research Study Now Available at

Published: August, 2012
Pages: 245
Price: US$ 7,495.00

Available in two therapy trends modules, the research provides an accurate, unbiased, qualitative review of the latest treatment trends, and five-year quantitative RA market forecast. In addition, both modules provide ‘live’ updates on the potential impact of the latest key market RA events over the next 12 months.

KOL Insight: Rheumatoid Arthritis module presents qualitative, inside information from exclusive interviews with 12 leading rheumatoid arthritis key opinion leaders (KOLs) in the US and Europe through the following:

  •     in-depth analytical report on RA treatment trends;
  •     full report updates issued after each major RA market event;
  •     latest KOL views in response to each event.

Consensus Outlook: Rheumatoid Arthritis module features analysis of the latest global RA market players and products, and includes the following comprehensive resources:

  •     in-depth 5-year forecast report based on analyst consensus;
  •     detailed data spreadsheets comparing critical market parameters;
  •     regular updates over the next 12 months, after major market events.

Report Contents:

KOL Insights

Executive Summary



Current Rheumatoid Arthritis Marketplace

Current treatment landscape
Rheumatoid Arthritis market definition
Current market overview
Reimbursement of key Rheumatoid Arthritis brands
UK advisory board’s U-turn for wider use of RA drugs
Unmet needs in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Unmet need 1: More efficacious therapies
Unmet need 2: Personalised medicine
Unmet need 3: Earlier diagnosis for treatment
Unmet need 4: Cheaper therapies
Unmet need 5: Improved safety profile
Unmet need 6: Drugs to halt or reverse damage
Unmet need 7: Improved mode of administration

Current Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapies

Pivotal trial data of approved therapies
Anti-TNF therapies
Enbrel (etanercept; Amgen/Pfizer/Takeda) treatment trends
Humira (adalimumab; Abbott/Eisai) treatment trends
Remicade (infliximab; Janssen Biotech/Johnson & Johnson/Merck & Co./Mitsubishi Tanabe) treatment trends
Simponi (golimumab; Janssen Biotech/Johnson & Johnson/Merck & Co./Mitsubishi Tanabe) treatment trends
Cimzia (certolizumab; UCB) treatment trends
Other biologic therapies
Orencia (abatacept) treatment trends
Rituxan/MabThera (rituximab; Genentech/Biogen Idec/Roche/ Chugai) treatment trends
Actemra/RoActemra (tocilizumab; Chugai/Roche) treatment trends
Current treatment algorithm
Methotrexate: the first-line therapy of choice
Anti-TNFs: second-line RA therapies
The commercial challenge of RA drug switching
Beyond TNF-inhibitors: second and third-line therapies

Future Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapies

Future treatment landscape
Tofacitinib (CP-690,550; Pfizer/Takeda) treatment trends
Fostamatinib disodium (R788; AstraZeneca/Rigel Pharmaceuticals) treatment trends
Secukinumab (AIN457; Novartis) treatment trends
More aggressive, earlier treatment
Tofacitinib: expanded use as experience rises
Numerous treatment options may confuse prescribers and patients

Future Developments in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Novel targets in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis
Biosimilar threat is imminent
Eventual development of biomarkers will aid treatment
Patient recruitment will be harder for developers
Clinical trials will have to evolve in the future

Firstword Rheumatoid Arthritis News Analysis

Positive Rheumatoid Arthritis key news events
Current therapies
Pipeline therapies
Company therapies
Negative Rheumatoid Arthritis key news events
Marketed therapies
Pipeline therapies
Company therapies

Appendix 1

KOL biographies
KOLs from North America
KOLs from Europe

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