ethical drug

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Synonyms for ethical drug

a drug that is available only with written instructions from a doctor or dentist to a pharmacist

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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.
Ethical drug development does not necessarily preclude company profit; it just assigns it appropriate moral rank.
These containers will retain widespread usage in the packaging of solid oral ethical drugs distributed in large quantities to institutional and retail pharmacies throughout the world.
The report forecasts the Japanese ethical drug market (production output of ethical drugs) from two perspectives.
ethical drug firms are particularly attractive to foreign pharmaceutical companies because they provide easy access to the lucrative American market," says Saftlas.
Understand the patient care pathway, and how it can be influenced to drive ethical drug usage.
Tokyo, Japan, Nov 11, 2005 - (JCNN) - Kowa and Nikken Chemicals jointly announced on November 10 that they have agreed to reinforce their current partnership in the ethical drug business.
Tokyo, Japan, Sept 22, 2005 - (JCNN) - Abbott Japan has announced the results of its recent clinical study of Hokunalin Tape (tulobuterol), the company's proprietary ethical drug used in the treatment of bronchial asthma (BA) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Based on ASTHPHYLLIN, the company's proprietary ethical drug indicated for asthma, the new product contains diprophylline, dl-methylephedrine hydrochloride, noscapine, and diphenhydramine hydrochloride, and helps alleviate coughing and loosen phlegm.
1989, prohibiting in any form of prescription or ethical drugs.
It focuses on the acquisition, licensing, and commercialization of pharmaceutical products and technologies, as well as homeopathic and ethical drugs for the management of pain, neurological disorders, cancer, autoimmune, and infectious diseases.
Utilization of the new film provides pharmaceutical products with the highest possible protection against moisture; including certain types of solid oral-dose packaging, powders, ethical drugs, OTC, generics, physician samples, veterinary medicine, and nutraceuticals.
Overseas sales of ethical drugs declined 19% to JPY9.
CRISIL believes that Overseas Health Care will maintain its credit risk profile over the medium-term, backed by its healthy market presence in the ethical drugs segment and experience of promoters in the formulations industry.