ethical drug

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Noun1.ethical drug - a drug that is available only with written instructions from a doctor or dentist to a pharmacistethical drug - a drug that is available only with written instructions from a doctor or dentist to a pharmacist; "he told the doctor that he had been taking his prescription regularly"
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
refill - a prescription drug that is provided again; "he got a refill of his prescription"; "the prescription specified only one refill"
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In the early 20th century, the ethical drug industry was created in the United States.
Gray markets / Because ethical drug shortages typically are a function of short-run (less than two years) inelasticity of demand and supply, those shortages have led to the development of gray markets for these drugs.
In Japan, warnings about potential side effects of SJS and TEN are explicitly stated in the ethical drug package inserts of acetaminophen, ibuprofen, and loxoprofen [12].
ethical drug manufacturing market found itself experiencing some deja vu from the 1980s with more drug manufacturers in regulatory action.
A little more than three decades after opening its first prescription counter, Walmart is the nation's third-largest pharmacy operator, with ethical drug sales of some $20 billion a year, putting it behind only Walgreen Co.
(7) If the current level of productivity and investment from the private sector is to continue without repeating the pitfalls of the past, we must collaborate with industry to find better ways of ensuring ethical drug development.
is the subsidiary researching ethical drug applications for ribose, Bioenergy Cell Technology, Inc.
Under the agreement terms, the three parties will jointly develop analgesic poultices for both ethical (prescription) and over-the-counter use by following Mikasa Seiyaku's proprietary products, Zepolas (ethical drug) and Zenol (over-the-counter drug).
Many years ago, these companies were even called "ethical drug companies" by some to differentiate them from the over-the-counter, mass-market pill manufacturer.
We are all exciting, high growth-oriented prescription pharmaceutical company that is approaching the $1 billion mark through developing, manufacturing and marketing branded, ethical drug products.
The public also needs to be apprised of the process of ethical drug development: determination of a therapeutic target (a disease to be controlled or cured); the isolation of a lead compound from natural products such as plants or toxins; the development of a series of compounds in order to identify the best compound to develop as a drag (more potent, more selective for the disease, and better handled by the body); and the assessment of the new drug's effectiveness and safety.