The Increasing Importance of Pharmaceutical Exports

The average American pays little attention to the complex journey their FDA-approved drug products make before landing on the local pharmacy counter. In all likelihood, they know little of the global supply chain that keeps their prescription filled. Most probably...

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Should the Pharmaceutical Industry Be Run by a Government?

Current Government Regulation of Pharmaceuticals Currently, most governments regulate the manufacture and sale of pharmaceuticals in at least some manner. In the United States, for example, the Food and Drug Administration (acting as an agency of the U.S. Department...

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Advantages of Purchasing from a Pharmaceutical Wholesaler

Drugs are fast moving products because each and every day, people fall sick and create more and more demand for them. It is recommended that one takes time before deciding on where to buy drugs because with their high demand, some places or sellers are bound to sell...

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Prescription Drugs Vs. OTCs: What’s the Difference?

Prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications each have their place in improving the health and wellness of patients throughout the world. Understanding the difference between OTCs and prescription medications in the U.S. market can help patients, at their local...

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Six Autoimmune Diseases Dependent on Prescription Meds

Autoimmune diseases affect more than 23.5 million people in the U.S.,1 and millions more worldwide, causing significant suffering and disruption of daily life among those coping with these conditions. Fortunately, many of the most common autoimmune diseases respond...

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Off-Label Drug Use: What It Is and Why Doctors Should Care

Ever prescribe beta-blockers for migraines? Antidepressants for pain? Or antipsychotic medications for dementia? If so, then you know what “off-label” use means—prescribing an FDA-approved drug for a non-approved reason1 or in a non-approved way. It may sound sneaky,...

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