Drugs: Synonyms and Properties: Synonyms and Properties

1st Edition

George W.A Milne

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Routledge
Published May 8, 2018
Reference - 1288 Pages
ISBN 9781315204062 - CAT# YE95838
Series: Routledge Revivals

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Summary

This title was first published in 2000:  Drugs play an important role throughout the world. In industrialized countries where a formal approval process governs the introduction of new medicinal agents, thousands of chemicals are in use as drugs. This book provides a detailed picture of this marketplace. Grouped by their medicinal use and biological activity, 8,000 drugs in common use around the world are described. For each, the chemical name and a list of trade names and synonyms are provided; the CAS Registry Number and the European Inventory of Existing Chemical Substances (EINECS) Number are given; the physical properties of each compound are described, and the known biological activity and indicated applications are presented. Indexes, including a master index of name and synonyms, are appended. This compendium should be valuable to physicians, research chemists, biologists and the lay public who, with a single synonym for a drug, will be able to quickly find a thumbnail sketch of the essential information concerning the agent

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