what is an orphan drug?

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Shikha Chauhan's picture

Answer: 
"Orphan drugs" are medicinal products intended for diagnosis, prevention or treatment of life-threatening or very serious diseases or disorders that are rare. References: http://www.eurordis.org/content/what-orphan-drug

Thanks and Regards, Shikha Chauhan http://www.pharmainfo.net/shikhachauhan/biography Lecturer (Pharmaceutics) Amity Institute of Pharmacy Amity University Noida Email: schauhan@amity.edu

VOLETI VIJAYA KUMAR's picture

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An orphan drug is a pharmaceutical agent that has been developed specifically to treat a rare medical condition, the condition itself being referred to as an orphan disease. Read more: http://www.answers.com/topic/orphan-drug#ixzz1C2b8ILUV

VIJAYA KUMAR.VOLETI M.Pharmacy

Asst Professor

Raos college of Pharamcy

Nellore

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