Study on domestic market of medicinal products of plant origin

  • V. M. Minarchenko Bogomolets National Medical University, Kyiv
  • A. Yu. Butko Bogomolets National Medical University, Kyiv
Keywords: pharmaceutical market, herbal drugs, drugs of plant origin

Abstract

The popularity of herbal remedies and medicines, with the participation of biologically active substances from plants is traditionally high. The annual increase of the domestic market for herbal remedies is due to the preservation and modernization of production capacities for processing of medicinal vegetative raw materials in Ukraine, introduction of modern scientific developments, a large natural resource base of medicinal plants and attracting investments in the development of this industry.

The aim of our work was the study of the domestic market of medicines of plant origin, which includes herbal remedies, substances and preparations with the participation of biologically active substances from plants. The object of the study was domestic medicines of plant origin that are registered in Ukraine for 2012–2017. The study used the analytical, statistical methods, and the results of its own resource studies of medicinal plants.

Phytopharmaceutical market of Ukraine is actively developing due to the attraction of new types of medicinal plants and expanding the range of medicines. The number of domestic drugs with the participation of biologically active substances from plants has increased by 17.4% compared with 2014. It is established that as of 1 January 2017 in Ukraine was 1 141 the form of medicinal drugs of plant origin. Of them: 645 – domestic products, 496 – foreign. Most of the herbal drugs in the pharmaceutical market of Ukraine are made from wild and cultivated domestic raw materials.

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Published
2018-08-14
How to Cite
Minarchenko, V. M., & Butko, A. Y. (2018). Study on domestic market of medicinal products of plant origin. Farmatsevtychnyi Zhurnal, (1), 30-36. https://doi.org/10.32352/0367-3057.1.17.04
Section
Management of pharmacy

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