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Explain the differences between generic,trade,and chemical and names of drugs
Generic names are given during research.
The generic name refers to the chemical ingredients. (Not cappitolized)
A drugs trade name is the brand name the manufacturer gives. (Not capitolized)
A chemical name identifies the exact chemical make up of drug.
1906 pure food act
Banned misleading or false product labeling. Labled the presence of cocaine,alcohol and 8 more.
1938 federal food,drug,cosmetic act
Drug saftey must be proved prior to public release
1951 Durham-Humphrey Amendment
Banned drugs from being given without prescriptions. Non prescription vs prescription
1962 The Kefauver-Harris Amendment
After many suffered from severe adverse reactions due to the sedative thalomide.
Requires reporting adverse reactions to FDA
Requires drug manufactures to disclose the risks and benifits of the drug
Reformulated the FDA'S new drug application
1970 Controlled Substances Act
Regulate the manufacture and distribution of dangerous drugs. Anyone who percsribes controlled substances.
What is the food and drugs roll in the development of new medications?