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ge`ner´ic name`


n.1.The name for a medication, as used in the pharmacopoeia; it cannot be a trademark. The name is typically given by the inventor or discoverer of the drug, but must be approved by a national or international naming authority.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
In the fishery, they usually go by the generic name of Gay-Headers.
These though generally included in the generic name of free trappers, have the more specific title of skin trappers.
One was the barge which he had brought from Mackinaw; another was of a larger size, such as was formerly used in navigating the Mohawk River, and known by the generic name of the Schenectady barge; the other was a large keel boat, at that time the grand conveyance on the Mississippi.
Of the Lenni Lenape, or as they were called by the whites, from the circumstances of their holding their great council-fire on the banks of that river, the Delaware nation, the principal tribes, besides that which bore the generic name, were the Mahicanni, Mohicans, or Mohegans, and the Nanticokes, or Nentigoes.
It was in this state that Master Tom lay at half-past seven on the morning following the day of his arrival, and from his clean little white bed watched the movements of Bogle (the generic name by which the successive shoeblacks of the School-house were known), as he marched round from bed to bed, collecting the dirty shoes and boots, and depositing clean ones in their places.
The ministry also plans for hospital-based pharmacies to be run on no-profit-no-loss starting from district headquarter hospitals with pharmacists providing generic name of quality drugs.
Hanif said Minoxidil (generic name) was used in cardiology earlier; however, its amazing results on hair strength had made it a top choice for Trichology (related to hair and head surface).
the number of drugs and antibiotics prescribed per prescription, presence of any drug-drug interaction or adverse drug reactions if any and preference of brand or generic name prescribing, in both government and private dental teaching hospitals of Lahore.
GENERIC AND BRAND NAMES OF MEDICINES Generic name Each medicine has an approved chemical name called the generic name.
The company added its Generic Brand Reference (GBR) Guide is a free reference and educational tool that helps US health care professionals, patients and pharmacy students to quickly identify the generic name for a brand product and vice versa.
announced today that it has submitted a marketing authorization application to Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare seeking approval for two types of new triple formulation packs (combination packs) for Helicobacter Pylori eradication that include the company's proton pump inhibitor Pariet(R) (rabeprazole sodium) as well as amoxicillin hydrate (generic name) and either clarithromycin (generic name) for primary eradication or metronidazole (generic name) for secondary eradication.
For instance, the "-prazole" ending of Nexium's generic name, esomeprazole, reveals that it is a type of antiulcer medication.

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