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new drug

Any agent intended for therapeutic use in man, the composition of which is not generally recognised (among experts qualified by scientific training and experience to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of drugs) as safe and effective for use under the conditions prescribed, recommended or suggested in the labelling.

new drug

Clinical pharmacology Any agent intended for use in man, the composition of which is not generally recognized, among experts qualified by scientific training and experience to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of drugs, as safe and effective for use under the conditions prescribed, recommended, or suggested in the labeling. See Investigational new drug.

new drug

A drug for which premarketing approval is required by the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (a U.S. law granting authority to the FDA to oversee the safety of food, drugs, and cosmetics).
See also: drug

Patient discussion about new drug

Q. is it ok to use drugs for medical reasons? and who is to decide when is necessary to use drugs when needed?

A. Today the most used "medical" drugs are narcotics- for pain relief, for patients who suffer extreme pain. All sorts of Codaine and Morphine types are used and on a very wide basis, and they are specially perscribed for ones who need them.

Q. How about Psychiatric Drugs for bipolar? One of my friend is suffering from bipolar. Will Psychiatric medications help him to come out of this affect?

A. from what i read- there are certain medication that can help. if the first one doesn't - there is a second and third line of medication. from a personal experience (not mine, a friend of the family) it can even save your friend's life..

Q. What medications are forbidden to take with alcohol? And why is that?

A. I think this web page will give you something to think about:
http://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/aa27.htm
apparently there are more drugs you shouldn’t mix with alcohol then I could think of…

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