Nomenclature of Drugs

November 12, 2021 A drug is defined as a chemical substance of known structure, which when administered to a living organism, produces a biological effect. Drug may be a synthetic chemical, chemical obtained from plants or animals, or a product of genetic engineering. Medicine is a chemical preparation, which usually contains one or more drugs … Continue reading Nomenclature of Drugs

Generic Medicines and Biosimilars

OCTOBER 30, 2021 A generic medicine is a pharmaceutical drug that contains the same chemical substance as its brand-name counterpart but it may differ in some characteristics such as manufacturing process, formulations, excipients, color, taste, and packaging. They are usually subject to government regulation in the countries in which they are used and have to … Continue reading Generic Medicines and Biosimilars