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  • Prevention Of Pharmaceutical Drugs

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    Pharmaceutical drugs are medication or medicine often times prescribed by doctors to treat a current condition, offer a cure or prevent a disease. It has been reported that roughly seventy percent of Americans are on one prescription drug and more then half of those already on prescription drugs are also prescribed a second drug. Twenty percent of Americans are on five prescription medications. The number people using prescription drugs have increased over 48 percent over the past few years. One

  • The Impact of Computers on Medical and Pharmaceutical Drug Interactions

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    of a drug interaction. In simple terms, a drug interaction is the result of a patient experiencing symptoms or side effects due to the interaction between the ingredients of two or more medicines. Historically, both pharmacists and doctors kept vast personal records of their patients in order to prevent this mishap from occurring. However, in more modern times, medical practitioners across the board, more specifically pharmacists, have relied on computers to track the majority of these drug interactions

  • Pharmaceutical Drug Abuse

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    Pharmaceutical drugs are necessary in today’s society but if they fall into the wrong hands they can become fatal. Almost every family has prescription drugs in their home. Anyone can access them if they are not monitored. Teenagers will get random pills, get together with friends, take a handful and see what it does to them. This can become dangerous because they can overdose, take the wrong combination or die. Even though they are here to help they can be just as dangerous as street drugs. Kids

  • Drugs: The Blood Diamonds of the Pharmaceutical Industry

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    Enter any drug store in the United States, and you are instantly surrounded by thousands of drugs. They vary in size, color, strength and price. Some are easily obtained off the counter, while pharmacists hold others under lock and key. Despite the vast assortment available, they all have one process in common. Clinical trials. Before we can take them for our headaches, hypertension and hypoglycemia they all undergo the rigorous process of clinical trials. However, these trials have often resulted

  • Medicine and Drugs - Direct to Consumer Pharmaceutical Marketing

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    The Problems of Direct to Consumer Pharmaceutical Marketing In 1997, the Food and Drug Administration relaxed its restrictions on direct-to-consumer marketing of pharmaceuticals. Prior to this ruling, drug manufacturers were prohibited from mentioning both the name of the drug and its indications in consumer-directed advertisements without also including a large amount of technical information about the drug, including all known side effects, contraindications, and dosage recommendations (Stevens

  • Unintenttional Overdosing on Pharmaceutical Drugs

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    Drug Overdosing During the summer of 2013, I committed my time to learning the fundamentals of being a clinical pharmacist at UT Southwestern Medical Center. From the time I spent there, I knew that I wanted to practice medicine at the professional level. As an intern, I spent a lot of time shadowing different pharmacists and observing how they deal with the many staff members in the hospital. Whether it is with a physician, pharmacy technician, patient, or another pharmacist, the pharmacist would

  • Are dividend payouts linked to equity ownership pattern – a case of the drugs and pharmaceutical industry

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    FINDINGS Pharma Company D/E DPS 2005 2013 ACGR 2005 2013 ACGR Dr Reddy Labs 5.4978 18.7173 16.5485 5 15 14.720269 Lupin Labs 11.005 6.20366 -6.9144 6.5 4 -5.888363 Glaxosmith Kline 0.043976 0.04888 1.32986 24 50 9.6086542 Sun Pharma 19.26678 0.41647 -38.078 3.75 5 3.661465 Cadila Healthcare 11.83121 16.0693 3.90133 6 7.5 2.8285594 Over the period of 2005-2013 , Dr.Reddy Labs has shown the highest growth of the dividend payouts of 14.72% and an corresponding D/E ratio increase

  • Medicinal Herbs and Pharmaceutical Drugs

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    A herb-drug interaction is defined as any pharmacological modification caused by a herbal substance(s) to another exogenous-chemical (e.g. a prescription medication) in the diagnostic, therapeutic or other action of a drug in or on the body (Brazier and Levine, 2003). This relates to drug-drug interactions, herb-herb interaction or drug-food interaction. A herb can potentially mimic, magnify or reduce the effects of co-administered drugs and the consequences of these interactions can be beneficial

  • Pharmacology as a Career

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    true that pharmacologists work in a laboratory and do research but they can do much more. Besides doing research on the effects of drugs, they also do research on “gases, powders and other materials on peoples’ and animals’ health” ( They also study and develop drugs to treat and prevent diseases and illnesses. Not only are they able to create new drugs to treat current diseases and illnesses, pharmacologists also perform tests on many substances. They carry out studies and research

  • Eli Lilly and Company Case Analysis

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    Company Case Analysis The case under analysis, Eli Lilly & Company, will be covering the positives and negatives with regards to the business situation and strategy of Eli Lilly. One of the major pharmaceutical and health care companies in its industry, Lilly focused its efforts on the areas of "drug research, development, and marketed to the following areas: neuroscience, endocrinology, oncology, cardiovascular disease, and women's health." Having made a strong comeback in the 1990's due to its