From Idea to Market: The Drug Design, Development & Approval ProcessKumar Babu G*
Department of Pharmacy, Scient Institute of Pharmacy, Hyderabad
Received date:20 May 2015 Accepted date: 17 June 2015 Published date: 24 June 2015
A new drug discovery, design and development is a complex series of processes. It involves a lot of stakeholders, astronomical amounts of funds, a lot of time and energy. Though, the process of drug development involves much effort by the researchers, there is very less probability that a new gets approval from the regulatory authorities like US FDA. This review article discusses the complexities involved and various challenges of new drug development and approval processes.