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Author: Janet Heinrich
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: drugs, selected, pipeline, approval, affected, factors, prescription, fda
Number of Pages: 62
Published: 2000-01
ISBN-10: 0756708095
ISBN-13: 9780756708092

Legislation was recently introduced to institute a process by which the manufacturers of pipeline drugs (PD) that took longer than 5 years to be approved & whose patents were still in effect could apply for a patent extension. 7 of the 122 PD would be eligible for review under this proposal. This report examines FDA review & approval (R&A) of the manufacturers' applications to market 7 drugs that would be covered by the proposed legislation. It examined: the R&A times for the 7 PD in comparison with other drugs & the factors that contributed to the time FDA required to approve the 3 of the 7 d

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: drugs, fight, winning
Number of Pages: 86
Published: 1994-01-01
ISBN-10: 0788102729
ISBN-13: 9780788102721

Describes the resources available to fight illegal drugs in public housing communities across the U.S. Covers: screening the applicant, using the lease's provisions, evictions, physical and management improvements, drug-free workplaces, resident initiatives against drugs, case examples, and resources. B/W photos.

Author: Marcia Crosse
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: pharmaceuticals, children, conducted, studies, drug, research, pediatric
Number of Pages: 60
Published: 2007-08
ISBN-10: 1422317161
ISBN-13: 9781422317167

About 2/3 of drugs prescribed for children have not been studied & labeled for pediatric use, which places children at risk of being exposed to ineffective treatment or incorrect dosing. The Best Pharm. for Children Act (BPCA), encourages the mfrs. of drugs that still have marketing exclusivity to conduct pediatric drug studies (PDS), as requested by the FDA. If they do so, FDA may extend for 6 mo. the period during which no equivalent generic drugs can be marketed. This report: assessed the extent to which PDS were being conducted under BPCA for on-patent drugs; evaluated the impact of BPCA o

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: guide, prevention, parent, free, drug, growing
Number of Pages: 52
Published: 1989-12
ISBN-10: 0788100696
ISBN-13: 9780788100697

Shows parents what children should know about drugs, including alcohol and tobacco, at each age level. Special section on specific drugs and their effects, including alcohol, tobacco, cannabis, inhalants, cocaine, other stimulants, depressants, hallucinogens, narcotics, designer drugs, and anabolic steroids. Contents: teaching values; getting the facts; talking with and listening to your child; communication tips; teaching your child to say No; what to do if your child is using drugs; school-parent cooperation; parent support groups, and more. Photos and children's art.

Author: Roundtable for the Development of Drugs and Vaccin
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: aids, september, conference, summary, infection, hiv, endpoints, evaluating, effectiveness, drugs, surrogate
Number of Pages: 28
Published: 1990
eBookDB-ID: NAP:13448

Author: United States, General Accounting Office, Educatio
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: drugs, pipeline, report, requesters, selected, congressional, approval, factors, affected, fda, prescription
Number of Pages: 58
ISBN-10: 1428972536
ISBN-13: 9781428972537

Author: John E. Dicken
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: drugs, commonly, used, prices, customary, trends, prescription
Number of Pages: 28
Published: 2011-08
ISBN-10: 1437983057
ISBN-13: 9781437983050

Prescription drug spending in the U.S. in 2009 totaled $250 billion, of which $78 billion -- or 31% -- was spent by the fed. govżt. Prescription drug spending by the fed. govżt., patients, and third-party payers, including employers, is driven by many factors, including the prices paid for drugs. This report: (1) examines U&C price trends for commonly used prescription drugs from 2006 through the first quarter of 2010 and compares these trends to those of other medical consumer goods and services; and (2) examines price trends using drug prices other than U&C. Also provides info. on the exte
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