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Drug slang A regional term for a depressant; a regional term for 50mg Nembutal—pentobarbital capsules
Pharmacology A popular term for a drug that ‘corners’ the market for a particular disease, has a high price with little competition, or for which volume of sales is high
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R&D operates with a distinct focus on creating blockbusters, which are then handed off to a flexible, commercial operation for launch.
Drawn from primary research and exclusive executive interviews, "Building Pharmaceutical Blockbusters in Crowded Market" is a 100-slide report that analyzes dozens of blockbuster products from 14 companies.
Investors watching potential blockbuster drugs should get into the stocks beginning in the year before market introduction," said Yaffe, a pharmaceutical industry analyst for NationsBanc Montgomery Securities.
Blockbusters, 2005 and 1995: an analysis of blockbusters past and present and how the mix of products has changed.
Developing blockbuster products has long been the focus of pharmaceutical companies and company reliance upon blockbuster revenue continues to increase on a yearly basis.