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drug

noun alterant, analgesic, anesthetic, anesthetic agent, anodyne, antibiotic, chemical substance, curative preparation, medical preparation, medicament, medication, medicinal component, medicinal innredient, narcotic preparation, narcotic substance, opiate, painkiller, palliative, physic, prescription, remedy, sedative, soporific, stimulant, stupefacient
Associated concepts: adulterated drugs, dangerous drugs, drug addiction, habit-forming drug, influence of drugs, laaeling of drugs, poisonous drugs or chemicals, possession of drugs, preparation of drugs, prescription drugs, regulaaion of drugs, sale of drugs

drug

verb administer, anesthetize, anoint, apply a remedy, benumb, cure, deaden, desensitize, dose, dull, heal, inject, medicare, medicate, narcotize, numb, palliate, physic, poultice, prescribe, put to sleep, stun, stupefy, treat
Associated concepts: drug addicts
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While the familiarity and loyalty of physicians and patients to a pioneer drug may be an important factor, a large part of the pioneer pharmaceuticals' market retention may stem from the success of their manufacturers' rent-seeking behavior.
Generex Biotechnology Corporation's (NASDAQ:GNBT) race to pioneer drug delivery of oral insulin through the inner lining of the mouth was recently featured in an article that appeared in the April 2, 2008 second issue of Flaherty Special Situations Newsletter published by Flaherty Financial News Inc.
In their recently concluded study entitled "Generic Pharmaceutical Litigation: Regulatory Outlook and Strategic Analysis," the analysts found that pioneer drug manufacturers are facing increased generic drug threats to their best-sellers.
This warning on the potential risks of treating patients with PPIs was also the subject of a talk at the Mayo Clinic in September, 2002 by Sir James Black, who received the Nobel Prize for his invention and development of Tagamet, the pioneer drug for treating GERD and ulcerations.
Until Elan received the first Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") approval of its generic nifedipine 30 mg, the pioneer drug (Adalat CC) was supplied to the market only by Bayer AG.