therapeutic rating

therapeutic rating

Pharmacology A rating assigned by the FDA to drugs based on therapeutic efficacy; A-rated drugs present an important therapeutic gain, B-rated agents have a moderate therapeutic gain; C-rated agents have little or no therapeutic value. Cf Therapeutic index.
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Until additional data is provided, the agency has changed the therapeutic rating for KU's methylphenidate ER from AB to BX, which means the product is still approved and can be prescribed, but is not recommended as automatically substitutable at the pharmacy for the brand-name drug.

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