Why is naming a drug so difficult?

Posted by cdavenport on Friday Oct 22, 2010 Under Drug Safety, FDA, Pharmaceutical Business

In February 2010 the FDA published “Guidance for Industry on the Contents of a Complete Submission for the Evaluation of Proprietary Names” (Guidance), which describes in detail the FDA’s evaluation methodology for proposed proprietary drug names.  By carefully examining this methodology and incorporating it into name clearance strategies, drug companies can optimize their chances of clearing drug names through the FDA review process.

Source:  Drug Discovery and Development  22 Oct 2010

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