Drug Development Stages
Pharmaceutical Development
October 25, 2022

What Are the Drug Development Stages?

Table of Contents Development and Discovery Pre-Clinical Testing Clinical Research FDA Review Thousands of medications are on the market, and new ones are being developed continuously. With so many medicines already on the market, getting one on the market may seem simpler. Developing new drugs, on the other hand, is a big job. This rigorous procedure ensures that drugs are effective and safe enough to be available to many people. But what precisely must be done to create new drugs? The drug development process can be divided into 4 parts. These phases contain all that must be done to bring new medications to market, from early research through FDA approval. The 4 stages of drug development are summarized here: Development and Discovery The discovery process is the initial stage in medication development. New illness therapies may be discovered when new insights and technology become accessible. This can start with hundreds of distinct chemicals that will be whittled down over time.…
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June 4, 2020

Will Big Pharma Sabotage its’ Own Re-Shoring?

The need to reshore American products has been recognized on a federal level for many decades, with legislation such as the original Buy American Act, dated to 1933. The urgency has grown in recent years, with the burgeoning dependence of the United States on foreign medicines and medical equipment now constituting a huge strategic burden.  The issue has recently come to forefront because of  renewed distrust in supply chain stability thanks to Covid-19, however, and current legislation is upping the ante by including Big Pharma among the list of key players that need to be reformed. The imperative to return American products home is primarily being addressed through legislation offering incentives aimed at making American businesses more competitive, imposing tariffs on foreign goods and offering tax benefits for American manufacturers.  Although 28% of registered worldwide pharmaceutical API manufacturing sites are located within the US, according to government statistics when we consider the sourcing of raw materials, various estimates suggest that…
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