ALBANY, New York, November 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Prefilled Syringes Market (Glass and Plastic) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Volume, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the global prefilled syringes market was valued at USD 2.09billion in 2012 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 13.3% from 2013 to 2019, to reach an estimated value of USD 4.98billion in 2019.
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Prefilled syringes are advanced drug delivery devices filled with single measured dose of high-end injectable drugs. Thesesyringes are gradually becoming the most preferred delivery devices for various categories of injectable drugs, mainly due to the advantages offered to drug manufacturers, healthcare providers and patients over conventional vial and ampoule packaging systems. To drug manufacturers, they are important because they reduce overfill to 4%-5% from 20% in vials, and thus, are preferred for dispensing therapeutic classes (mainly biologics) which are expensive. With respect to healthcare providers and patients, prefilled syringes help with factors such as ease of operation, low risk of contamination and accurate dosing.
Glass has been the most preferred material over decades for syringe manufacturing, owing to its properties such as non-reactive nature, robustness, transparency and tolerability against heat. Consequently, glass based prefilled syringes accounted for the larger share(more than 90%) of the total market in 2012, both by revenue as well as volume.Sincethe past few years, the industry is witnessing a shift towards the usage of plastic in place of glass in response to some significant disadvantages associated with glass, such as hig
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