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The changing landscape

The changing landscape of pharmaceutical medicineExamine the sweeping changes taking place in pharmaceutical medicine including a new code of conduct, federal regulations and industry changes designed to improve drug companies' standards and elevate their performance.

Now available without

Now available without a prescription - FDA makes more drugs over-the-counter - includes related articles on Nicotrol and RogaineFor those who yearn to break their cigarette addiction but don't fancy a trip to the doctor's office, the ability to get the nicotine patch without a physician's prescription may be just what the doctor ordered.

FDA ensures equivalence

FDA ensures equivalence of generic drugs - Food and Drug Administration - includes related articles on bioequivalency and filling prescriptionsWhen Stuart Addison goes to the pharmacy in Margate, Fld., he has the pharmacist fill his prescriptions with generic drugs. Addison. a retired federal government auditor, is one of many Americans who are choosing genetics when they buy drugs.

Pharmaceutical industry issues

Pharmaceutical industry issues its plan for voluntary clinical trials registryIn the face of bad publicity and impending restrictions, trade groups representing pharmaceutical companies have proposed a voluntary plan for using a clinical trials registry as well as results databases by midyear.

Sleeping Pills

We have lots of resources on sleeping pills. Check our information on sleeping pills such as Ambien, Sonata and Lunesta.


AMBIEN - Ambien (Zolpidem) sleeping pills can be very effective in the short-term treatment of insomnia. Ambien (Zolpidem) can help you fall asleep, stay asleep, and not awaken prematurely.


SONATA - Sonata (Zaleplon) is a new sleep aid on the market giving relief for millions from sleeplessness. Sonata has a shorter period of influence in the body and is beneficial for people who struggle to fall asleep but don't have trouble staying asleep.


Lunesta - Lunesta is prescribed by doctors for short term treatment of sleep difficulties or insomnia. Lunesta is designed to give you a restful night's sleep with fewer interruptions. Lunesta not only helps most people fall asleep quickly, it helps you stay asleep all night long and wake up refreshed. Unlike other sleep aids, Lunesta does not cause you to feel drowsy the next day.