Innovation in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Innovation in the Pharmaceutical Industry

The Process of Drug Discovery and Development

Takuji Hara

Innovation in the Pharmaceutical Industry traces the discovery and development of drugs in Japan and the UK both historically and sociologically. It includes sixteen case studies of major pharmaceutical developments in the twentieth century, encompassing, amongst others, beta-blockers, beta-stimulants, inhaled steroids and histamine H2-antagonists.

Chapter 4: Anti-Asthmatic Drugs

Takuji Hara

Subjects: economics and finance, health policy and economics, social policy and sociology, health policy and economics


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