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new drug

noun

Definition of new drug

  1. :  a drug that has not been declared safe and effective by qualified experts under the conditions prescribed, recommended, or suggested in the label and that may be a new chemical formula or an established drug prescribed for use in a new way



Circa 1951

First Known Use of new drug

circa 1951


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new drug

noun

Medical Definition of new drug

  1. :  a drug that has not been declared safe and effective by qualified experts under the conditions prescribed, recommended, or suggested in the label and that may be a new chemical formula or an established drug prescribed for use in a new way




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