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Barbiturates—The Rise and Fall of the First Sleeping Pills

February 16, 2023|

Barbiturates are a class of drugs were popular for the first half of the 20th century as sedatives and anesthetics. However, their severe risks of addiction and overdose, highlighted in high-profile cases such as Marilyn [...]

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Types of Stability Tests for Quality Control

December 4, 2022|

Stability testing of drug products is a regulatory requirement for pharmaceutical companies who want to market and sell their drugs. This article highlights the importance of stability testing and how stability programs are conducted. We [...]

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Complete Guide to All 37 FDA New Drug Approvals in 2022

November 30, 2022|

It’s that time of the year again as we walk you through the FDA new drug approvals over the past twelve months. We break down the approvals by the numbers and highlight each small molecule [...]

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Duration of Patent Protection and Market Exclusivity for New Drugs

November 22, 2022|

When pharmaceutical companies develop new drugs, they create intellectual property. This information is protected by patents and market exclusivity laws for a certain period, during which the company can expect to be the sole manufacturer [...]