Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is a prevalent psychiatric disorder in the
major pharmaceutical markets, and drug therapy is considered the most
effective treatment. The therapy market for GAD is crowded and includes many
generic players, creating a diffi cult environment for launching new agents.
Nonetheless, several emerging agents are set to challenge current market
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GAD can be very debilitating, causing those affected to signifi cantly
limit their activities. How many people in the major pharmaceutical markets
we cover (United States, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom, and
Japan) have GAD? What brain structures and neurotransmitters have been
implicated in its development? How is the disease diagnosed?
A variety of drug classes are used to treat GAD. What are the most
popular therapies for GAD? What are their benefi ts and drawbacks?
Several new agents for GAD should launch in the next few years. What
agents are in the pipeline for GAD, and are they likely to replace any
existing agents? What changes can be expected in the GAD market over the next
fi ve years?
Overview of GAD: disease description, diagnosis, and
Epidemiology: total prevalent cases, diagnosed and drug-treated
Current therapies: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors,
serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors, and benzodiazepines.
Emerging therapies: Sanofi -Aventis' s Saredutant, Pfi zer' s Lyrica,
Pfi zer' s PD-332334, Takeda/Lundbeck' s Lu AA21004, Synosia Therapeutics' Rufi
namide, Sepracor' s SEP- 225441 and AstraZeneca' s AZD-7325.
GAD market: 2007 statistics, outlook for emerging agents.
Table of Contents
Table of Contents
Overview of Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Disease Defi nition
Pathophysiology of Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Prevalence of Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Current Therapies for Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors
Serotonin and Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors
Emerging Therapies for Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Sanofi -Aventis' s Saredutant
Takeda/Lundbeck' s Lu AA21004
Pfi zer' s Lyrica and PD-332334
Synosia Therapeutics' Rufi namide
Sepracor' s SEP-225441
Generalized Anxiety Disorder Market: 2007 Statistics and Future Outlook
1. Common Symptoms of Generalized Anxiety Disorder
2. Common Risk Factors for Generalized Anxiety Disorder
3. Therapies Commonly Used to Treat Generalized Anxiety Disorder
4. Agents in Development to Treat Generalized Anxiety Disorder
5. Sales of Agents to Treat Generalized Anxiety Disorder, 2007
1. Structures of the Brain Implicated in Anxiety Disorders
2. Prevalent Cases of Generalized Anxiety Disorder in the Major
Pharmaceutical Markets, 2007 and 2012
Are There Changes Ahead for the Generalized Anxiety Disorder Market? published by Decision Resources, Inc. in January 26, 2009. This report consists of 21 Pages and the price starts from US $ 2300.