Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient


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Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient

Any substance that is represented for use in a drug and which, when used in the manufacturing, processing, or packaging of a drug, becomes an active ingredient or a finished dosage form of the drug; such substances are intended to furnish pharmacological activity or another direct effect in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment or prevention of disease, or to affect the structure and function of the body of humans or other animals.

ac·tive in·gre·di·ent

(ak'tiv in-grē'dē-ĕnt)
Any component of a pharmaceutical product that exerts pharmacologic activity.
Synonym(s): active pharmaceutical ingredient.
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