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A model that compares the costs and benefits of two or more interventions
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Latin term for 'new'.
A chemical substance which makes up the genes, and which contains the information needed for the body to work.
Drug reformulation is taking an existing approved drug and creating a new delivery form or a new dosage.
Drug repositioning is when a pharma company takes one of their patent protected drugs and creates a new disease use for it, and then starts marketing the drug for a new use.
Drug reprofiling changes an already approved drug by creating tiny variations (called isomers) so that it can be re-patented for a new disease indication.