If children ruled the pharmaceutical industry: the need for pediatric formulations.

@article{Rieder2010IfCR,
  title={If children ruled the pharmaceutical industry: the need for pediatric formulations.},
  author={Michael John Rieder},
  journal={Drug news & perspectives},
  year={2010},
  volume={23 7},
  pages={
          458-64
        }
}
Specific drug therapy has created paradigm changes in the cure and control of many common and important diseases. However, the benefits of specific therapy have not been shared equally, and children have been especially disadvantaged. In addition to many drugs lacking pediatric-specific information on drug safety and efficacy, there is often a lack of child-friendly formulations. Practical challenges include issues of stability and palatability, while other issues include variations in drug… CONTINUE READING
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