Fortune, W. Brooks Science and Manufacturing, Eli Lilly Company, Indianapolis, Indiana.
Last reviewed:January 2020
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Techniques used to determine that pharmaceuticals conform to specified standards of identity, strength, quality, and purity. Conformance to these standards assures pharmaceuticals which are safe and efficacious, of uniform potency and purity, and of acceptable color, flavor, and physical appearance. Pharmaceuticals are medicinal products which are prescribed by medical doctors and dispensed through pharmacies and hospitals. They are usually taken orally or by parenteral injection.
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