Specialty pharmaceuticals

Specialty pharmaceuticals refer to pharmaceuticals used to treat diseases diagnosed by a specialist, often connected to a hospital, and where the patient’s treatment is controlled by the specialists. Patients can be treated either in open care or in hospitals.

Orphan drugs

Orphan drugs are part of the market for specialty pharmaceuticals and refer to drugs used for diagnosis, prevention or treatment of rare diseases that are chronic, debilitating and often life-threatening.