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    High Pharmaceutical Price

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    The cost of drugs in America have been increasing despite criticism from the population and public officials. The price for name brand drugs have raised 12% and pharmaceutical companies continue to increase the prices multiple times a year (Thomas, 2016). Pharmaceutical companies have profited on the price increases while insurers and employers pay more. The burden of the high drug prices is often seen first-hand by uninsured patients who pay the list price of the drug. What justifies the high…

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    elevated drug costs via increasing premiums (“The high prices of prescription drugs,” n.d.). Digging deeper in the mindset of the drug companies, they exploit the blend of regulations that oblige insurance companies to incorporate fundamentally all of the costly medications in their policies (“The high prices of prescription drugs,” n.d.). They also use the logic and mantra that really stipulates that each novel health care good be accessible to the masses (“The high prices of prescription…

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    Effects Of Phrma

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    There were over 35,000 personal injury claims filed against the company ("35 FDA-Approved Prescription Drugs Later Pulled from the Market - Prescription Drug Ads - ProCon.org"). Perhaps if corners were not cut and the creators of the drug had spent more time studying the effects, and if the FDA reviewed it longer, these injuries and deaths would not have occurred. Although speeding up the drug review and approval process may have benefitted some people who were desperate for a cure, it…

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    Opioids In America

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    When it comes to the regulation of drugs Americans are not informed fully on what the FDA’s actions are. Overall, their job is to ensure the drugs will not cause a large amount of harm but there is a large amount of science they do not test. Richard Deyo, an MD from The Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, wrote an address that started the FDA’s procedures are lacking by that statement that, “It does not review advertisements before use, assess cost-effectiveness, or regulate…

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    About 4,500 children may develop serious adverse effects involving life-threatening conditions, hospitalization, permanent disability, or death each year from vaccines ("Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System," n.d.). This a very high number of serious adverse effects per year. It is hard to understand that even with this number so high, discussion of the possible requirement of all children to have vaccines are in debate. Vaccines should not be required for children because the government…

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    important benefit of pharmaceutical drugs is the fact that it helps enhance one’s health. There have been great health outcomes from using the drugs. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2012), the pharmaceutical industry has helped to develop and produce products that help treat a variety of diseases in which saving millions of lives and helping people suffering from diseases and illnesses to recover and lead more productive lives. In order to get these drugs to be sold to…

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    analyze pharmaceutical drug abuse within the United States and Canada. For the reason that I am unaware of the ‘war on drugs’ within Canada and want to find similarities and differences within statistics of pharmaceutical drug abusers within each nation. What is pharmaceutical drug abuse? It is when you ‘abuse’ a medication that was received from a legal doctor, essentially misusing it for other purposes such as reducing side effects from another drug, getting high from the drug, or taking the…

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    disease; prescription drugs are abused 51% more than illicit drugs (“Monitoring the Future”). Relapse rates of addiction appear similar to hypertension, asthma, diabetes and other chronic diseases. Better regulation and education methods need to be developed to monitor the distribution of prescription drugs and enforced to prevent future abuse and addiction. Addiction is recognized as a compulsive engagement which results in rewarding stimuli by the transmitters the drugs…

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    Tetrahydrozoline Synthesis

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    development intensive field. The search for safe and effective drugs continues to be major efforts for all the pharmaceutical industries. There are enormous complexities for discovering and testing new drugs because of the many aspects of safety, efficacy and economics which determines the acceptability of a drug. Nose is one of the delicate organs of the human body, as a result of which nasal drug delivery is challenge for formulator. Intranasal drug delivery is now recognized to be a useful…

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    Meeting the manufacturing requirements is imperative to the success and profitability of a company. One of the most notable differences with a drug production is the amount of time needed to produce the drug, as described below with Intercept’s newest FDA approved medication, Ocaliva. Cycle time is the time starting when an operation begins to the point of time when the operation ends (Eshna, 2017). Takt time is the maximum acceptable time to meet the demands of the customer, or the speed with…

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