Testing Medical Drugs

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First they are tested on
Human cells and tissues in the lab
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Then they are tested on
Live Animals
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Finally they are tested on human volunteers in a
Clinical trial, including a placebo and double blind trial
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Thalidomide was intended as a
Sleeping pill but then it was found that it relieves morning sickness
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The problem with this was
it was not tested so it could pass through the placenta and affect the fetus causing abnormal limb development
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Performance enhancing drugs can be negative becuse
they can cause high blood pressure
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Thalidomide was intended as a

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