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Dosage

The amount of or frequency that a drug is given in


Drug

Any substance that causes a change in an organism


Drug reformulation

Drug reformulation is taking an existing approved drug and creating a new delivery form or a new dosage.


Drug repositioning

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

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


Drug repurposing

Taking a drug already approved for human use in one disease and using it for another disease



Drug target

A drug target is anything in a living organism to which a drug can binds to, causing a change in its behaviour or function. Common biological targets are proteins and nucleic acids.



Duplication

The act or process of making an exact copy of something 



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