Drug Testing

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1st stage of drug testing.
pre-clinical trials of the new drug on cells / tissues / live animals to test toxicity, dosage and efficacy
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2nd stage of drug testing.
clinical trials / test on healthy volunteers and patients at very low doses - so that you can monitor for safety / side effects
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3rd stage of drug testing.
only then do trials to find the optimum dosage and test for efficacy
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4th stage of drug testing.
double blind trial / use of placebo which does not contain the new drug. Random allocation of patients to groups so no one knows who has placebo / the new drug
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6th stage of drug testing.
peer review of data- to help prevent false claims
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2nd stage of drug testing.

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clinical trials / test on healthy volunteers and patients at very low doses - so that you can monitor for safety / side effects

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3rd stage of drug testing.

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4th stage of drug testing.

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6th stage of drug testing.

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