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Pharmacovigilance Market By Drug Development (Preclinical Studies, Phase I, Phase II, Phase III, Phase IV Or Post Marketing Surveillance), By Reporting Methods (Spontaneous Reporting, Intensified Adr Reporting, Targeted Spontaneous Reporting, Cohort Event Monitoring, Ehr Mining), By Services (In-house, Contract Outsourcing) - Growth, Share, Opportunities & Competitive Analysis, 2016 - 2022

Exaggerating regulatory compliance, efficient maintenance of product life cycle and the growing need of prompt patient reporting has boost the need for pharmacovigilance. Pharmaceutical companies are increasingly entering into long term arrangements with CROs and BPOs for performing pharmacovigilance activities initiating from drug discovery phase to post market surveillance.

This report studies the global pharmacovigilance market based on clinical trial phases, reporting method, service methods and geography. In terms of clinical trial phases this market is studied for pharmacovigilance in preclinical studies, phase I trial, phase II trial, phase III trial, and phase IV. Spontaneous reporting, intensified ADR reporting, targeted spontaneous reporting, cohort event monitoring, EHR mining are the reporting methods analyzed in this report. Additionally, In-House pharmacovigilance and contract outsourcing are the pharmacovigilance services considered in this study. North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, and Latin America are the regional markets cumulatively making the global pharmacovigilance market. This section also includes country level analysis for the national markets that hold major hold in the respective regional markets.

Market estimations and forecast for the period 2014 to 2022 are provided in this report for all the mentioned segments along with their respective Compounded Annual Growth Rate (CAGR %) for the period 2016-2022, while considering 2015 as the base year.

Along with the quantitative information sets, this report also provides qualitative market assessment information such as market dynamics: drivers, challenges and future prospects. This report includes competition assessment tools such as attractive investment proposition and fractal map analysis for analyzing the market competition. This study concludes with company profiles section highlighting key information of the major players operating in the global pharmacovigilance market.

In-house pharmacovigilance and contract outsourcing are the two pharmacovigilance services adopted by pharmaceutical companies. Pharmacovigilance process is often being outsourced to contract outsourcing companies and it is anticipated that the same trend will continue through the forecast period.

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Contract outsourcing segment takes over half the market share and is anticipated to progress at a faster CAGR than in-house pharmacovigilance. Contract outsourcing is observed to be a faster and cost effective option; the CROs resourced are valued in the market for their core expertise in the respective processes. Furthermore, featured advantages such as reduction in overhead expenditures, focusing on core competencies, and workforce streamlining also has been urging pharmaceutical companies to opt for contract outsourcing. In-house pharmacovigilance system will still remain in practice majorly opted by large pharmaceutical companies for their high profile drugs and by small players for cost containment purposes.   

Preclinical studies, phase I, phase II, phase III, phase IV trials or post marketing surveillance are the drug development phases that cumulatively make the global pharmacovigilance market.

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Among the mentioned segments, phase IV or post market reporting takes the largest market share in 2015. This stage is characterized by prompt collection of post market development, adverse events, and examination and monitoring of associated hazards. Growth in the number of novel drugs being introduced in the market has necessitated the need for post marled surveillance thus propelling phase IV pharmacovigilance segment. In addition, necessity for risk assessment studies during late stage drug development, decision on precise medication and establishment of safety data are the prime factors that constitute to the rapid market growth of phase III pharmacovigilance segment.

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa, and Latin America together make for the global pharmacovigilance market.

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North America is the largest regional market for pharmacovigilance processes. Dominance of North America is majorly attributed to growth in clinical research activities in the region. U.S. is the largest country level market for pharmacovigilance, due to the presence of a multitude of research units and pharmaceutical companies in the country. Regulatory framework demanding strict compliance  from pharmaceutical companies in the U.S. is also a contributing factor to the large scale pharmacovigilance activities in the country. Asia-Pacific countries such as Japan, Korea, Australia and others are undergoing a rapid growth in pharmacovigilance market; outsourcing of clinical activities to south Asia plays a critical role in Asia-Pacific market.


The detailed classification of the global pharmacovigilance market is as follows:

  • North America (U.S. & Canada)
  • Europe (U.K., Germany and Rest of Europe)
  • Asia-Pacific (Japan, China and Rest of Asia-Pacific)
  • Middle East and Africa
  • Latin America
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Published Date:  Apr 2016
Category:  Healthcare
Report ID:   57794
Report Format:   PDF
Pages:   120
Rating:    4.5 (65)
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