Thursday, August 20, 2009

Generic Names And Find Medications

b. The Generic Name: This name is approved by FDA and used by doctors, researchers and pharmacists internationally. When a drug is discovered or prepared, the manufacturer has to get approval from FDA before they start selling the product in pharmacies. They also have to patent a name associated with the drug as an internationally recognized name. This name, the Generic drug name is usually a shorthand version of chemical name of the drug.