Development of Drugs from Plants: Regulation and Evaluation

  title={Development of Drugs from Plants: Regulation and Evaluation},
  author={Michael John Rieder and John Richard Bend},
Abstract The drug development process is a carefully regulated, very expensive, long and complex process designed to bring safe and effective drugs to the market. The process begins with preclinical studies that identify and evaluate promising compounds that are then studied in a series of carefully regulated steps to bring the products from the laboratory to the clinic. This process is closely regulated, even after approval is given for the drug to be marketed. The classical drug development… CONTINUE READING