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Developing Drugs for Children and the Adjustment of Medication—Is It a New Challenge or an Adaptation of Past Ideas?

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Author(s): Pascale Gauthier | Jean-Michel Cardot

Journal: Journal of Personalized Medicine
ISSN 2075-4426

Volume: 1;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 5;
Date: 2011;
Original page

Keywords: pediatric drugs | oral administration | design

ABSTRACT
Nowadays the adjustment of medication for each patient is at the center of health strategy. Children can be considered as specific targets with their own specificities. In the oral route field some examples of drugs especially adapted to children can be found. Design is introduced in drug formulation to offer a better choice of products and now, children can be considered as partners in their own treatment. Enhanced comprehension of children's requirements can also lead to creation of drugs that improve compliance.

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