USAN Council

USAN Council,

n.pr the United States Adopted Names Council, responsible for the selection of appropriate nonproprietary names for drugs used in the United States.
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Craig Dionne, PhD, GenSpera's CEO, spoke to the significance of this issuance, "We are pleased that the INN division of WHO and the USAN Council recognized the unique nature of mipsagargin by affording it the new suffix, or pre-stem, of "gargin.
The tongue-twisting words the USAN Council creates are products of "stems" that describe a drug's characteristics, which Drahl likens to the Latin and Greek roots of many English words.
The USAN Council (tri-sponsored by the American Medical Association (AMA), the United States Pharmacopeia Convention (USP), and the American Pharmacists Association (APhA), aims for global standardization and unification of drug nomenclature and related rules to ensure that drug information is communicated accurately and unambiguously, working closely with the International Nonproprietary Name (INN) program of the World Health Organization, and various national nomenclature groups.
The USAN Council serves health professionals in the United States by selecting simple, informative, and unique nonproprietary names for drugs by establishing logical nomenclature classifications based on pharmacological and/or chemical relationships to ensure that drug information is communicated accurately and unambiguously.
The purpose of the USAN Council is to select simple, informative and unique nonproprietary names for drugs based on pharmacological and/or chemical relationship.
The USAN Council aims for global standardization and unification of drug nomenclature and related rules to ensure that drug information is communicated accurately and unambiguously.
Pegloticase became the official generic name for Puricase assigned by the USAN Council replacing the previously used name of PEG-uricase.
KP201, which was recently designated by the USAN council as benzhydrocodone, offers unique physicochemical and pharmacological attributes that may deliver additional patient benefits, including reduced potential for abuse and reduction or elimination of opioid-induced constipation (OIC).
The USAN Council (tri-sponsored by the American Medical Association (AMA), the United States Pharmacopeial Convention (USP), and the American Pharmacists Association (APhA), aims for global standardization and unification of drug nomenclature and related rules to ensure that drug information is communicated accurately and unambiguously, working closely with the International Nonproprietary Name (INN) Programme of the World Health Organization (WHO), and various national nomenclature groups.
The USAN Council aims for global standardization and unification of drug nomenclature and related rules to ensure that drug information is communicated accurately and unambiguously, working closely with the World Health Organization's International Nonproprietary Name Programme and various national nomenclature groups.
The approval by the USAN Council and WHO formally recognizes melanocortin agonists as a distinct therapeutic class and makes bremelanotide the first melanocortin agonist to have an approved generic name.
The USAN Council [tri-sponsored by the American Medical Association (AMA), the United States Pharmacopeial Convention (USP), and the American Pharmacists Association (APhA)], aims for global standardization and unification of drug nomenclature and related rules to ensure that drug information is communicated accurately and unambiguously, working closely with the World Health Organization (WHO) International Nonproprietary Name (INN) Committee, and various national nomenclature groups.