What are Radiopharmaceuticals?
A radioisotope paired with a carrier molecule used for diagnosis and treatment of diseases
Differences between Radiopharmaceuticals and General Pharmaceuticals
Radioisotope is essential to drug efficacy while the ligand acts as a carrier to the disease region
Strong impact of market preoccupation occurred from the imaging market features
Small market size compared to general pharmaceuticals but low development cost from the imaging market features
The market leader invariably dominates the region
Manufacturing technology plays a pivotal role in the development of new drugs