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A medication is a drug used to diagnose, cure, treat, or prevent disease. Drug therapy is an important part of the medical field and relies on the science of pharmacology for continual advancement and on pharmacy for appropriate management.
Pharmaceutical drug
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A medication is a drug used to diagnose, cure, treat, or prevent disease. Drug therapy is an important part of the medical field and relies on the science of pharmacology for continual advancement and on pharmacy for appropriate management.
Pharmaceutical drug
Pharmaceutical drug
A medication is a drug used to diagnose, cure, treat, or prevent disease. Drug therapy is an important part of the medical field and relies on the science of pharmacology for continual advancement and on pharmacy for appropriate management.

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Let’s take life sciences as an example. No-one would suggest for a moment that we need to take risks with people’s health, and we need to know that medicines are safe before they are administered to trusting patients.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Ubrelvy (ubrogepant) tablets for the acute (immediate) treatment of migraine with or without aura (a sensory phenomenon or visual disturbance) in adults. Ubrelvy is not indicated for the preventive treatment of migraine. It is the first drug in the class of oral calcitonin gene-related peptide receptor antagonists approved for the acute treatment of migraine.

The US Food and Drug Administration on Monday announced the approval of a drug called ubrogepant for the acute treatment of migraine, which could be a new option for people who can't take or don't respond to migraine medications currently on the market.

RINVOQ is a medicine that can lower the ability of your immune system to fight infections. You should not start taking RINVOQ if you have any kind of infection unless your healthcare provider (HCP) tells you it is okay.

Ubrelvy is an oral calcitonin gene-related peptide receptor antagonist now approved for the treatment of acute migraines, an FDA press announcement reported. The grant was awarded to Allergan USA, Inc. In clinical trials conducted on over 1,400, the medication was found to be effective in the quick treatment of migraine.

For those who suffer from insomnia, the answer is not simple. Of the few medications on the market, many cause a slew of unpleasant and sometimes dangerous side effects. However, recently the FDA approved a new insomnia medication that may serve as an alternative. The drug, named lemborexant (Dayvigo), was found to particularly help seniors stay asleep.

The treatment belongs to a new class of medications, which target the orexin system, joining the ranks with Merck & Co’s Belsomra, which was approved in 2014.

Intra-Cellular Therapies Inc said on Monday its lead drug to treat schizophrenia in adults has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, sending its shares soaring 85%.

The federal Food and Drug Administration has approved a gene therapy for a rare childhood disorder that is now the most expensive drug on the market. It costs $2.125 million per patient.

AbbVie Inc said on Tuesday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved its Skyrizi drug as a treatment for plaque psoriasis at a time when its blockbuster psoriasis drug, Humira, faces patent pressures.

The new drug, Palforzia, is expected to be the first in a new generation of food allergy treatments.

Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) offers an attractive opportunity for shareholders in 2020. The more than 140-year-old drug company has a few compelling metrics that demonstrate significant value for investors, including a strong return on equity (ROE), a modest dividend payout ratio, and continued profitability when compared with peers including GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE:GSK) and Pfizer (NYSE:PFE).

The FDA approved ferric derisomaltose injection for the treatment of iron deficiency anemia in adults who had an intolerance or unsatisfactory response to oral iron or who have nonhemodialysis-dependent chronic kidney disease, according to a press release from the drug’s manufacturer.

Lannett Company (NYSE:LCI), a small-cap drug manufacturer, received FDA approval for Numbrino, the first branded drug in the company's 78-year history. The nasal spray will be marketed to doctors as a local anesthetic for minor surgeries around the nasal cavities of patients, but will not be available in retail pharmacies.

The investigational drug selpercatinib may benefit patients with lung cancer whose tumors have alterations in the RET gene, according to preliminary results from a clinical trial.

And the costs of the inefficient, error-prone process that is drug discovery are not only high but increasing. Where Moore’s Law illustrates the cheapening and "easy access" of digitization in many technology fields, the pharmaceutical industry has the cleverly named Eroom’s Law ("Moore" spelled backward), described by Jack Scannell and team in 2012, that shows that the number of new drugs approved by the FDA per billion U.S. dollars (inflation-adjusted) spent on R&D has halved roughly every 9 years.

OnRamp.Bio's flagship product, ROSALIND™, enables researchers, drug developers and bench scientists to analyze raw genomics data by providing a transformative experience through point-and-click experiment set up, interactive data visualization and interpretation. This new approach increases productivity by freeing up time for the bioinformatician to focus on more challenging workloads while making bioinformatic analysis more accessible for the scientist to do more discovery with their data.

The US Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a drug to treat high cholesterol that works differently than statins, according to Esperion Therapeutics, the company that makes the drug.

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the first non-statin oral medication for high cholesterol in almost two decades, giving patients and doctors another weapon against heart disease, the No. 1 killer in the United States and around the world.

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