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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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The new drug application submission is based on results from AG221-C-001, a single-arm phase I/II study of enasidenib in patients with advanced hematologic malignancies with an IDH2 mutation.
On the other hand, some new drugs are, in fact, more effective than currently available therapies and make a real difference for the patient.
Short-term data suggest that some of the new drugs increase rates of diabetes and heart disease and some older drugs promote movement and neurological disorders.
The FDA recently approved several new drugs, and several more are slated to be approved this year.
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In 1999, in response to these concerns, the European Medicines Agency (EMEA) began drafting guidance that outlined an environmental risk assessment procedure to accompany pharmaceutical companies' applications to market new drugs in Europe.
If the FDA seems to be getting overly picky, demanding more and more tests before approving a new drug, CEOs should remember that old medical advice: An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
The challenge for salvage therapy is to coordinate 2 or more such programs so that salvage patients have access to 2 or more new drugs at the same time.
Local physicians say the study reinforced their belief in proceeding with caution when considering new drugs.
That increase has enabled pharmaceutical firms to bring new drugs to market earlier in their patent lives and enabled U.
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In fact, the total amount for drugs spent in the United States increased 27 percent between 1995 and 1997, related both to higher utilization and the increasing unit cost of new drugs.

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