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Written By:
Cristan C. Agaceta, RPh
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Bringing a new chemical entity, drug, or device to the consumer market is a necessary but intricate, expensive, complicated, and time-consuming process. There are different avenues of drug discovery and product development and many aspects of development focus on satisfaction of regulatory requirements mandated by the FDA and other regulatory agencies. For this online learning module, processes involved in the discovery, design and development of pharmaceutical products, specifically drugs or medicines shall be clarified for the learners to understand how safety and quality is built into each product.