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7) What are Nano pharmaceuticals? Discuss their key features and elucidate on the role played by them in extending the economic life of proprietary drugs. (250 words)

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7) What are Nano pharmaceuticals? Discuss their key features and elucidate on the role played by them in extending the economic life of proprietary drugs. (250 words)

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Why this question:

Recently, Guidelines were released for Evaluation of Nano pharmaceuticals in India.

Key demand of the question:

Explain what are Nano pharmaceuticals, their utility, advantages and possible concerns.

Directive:

DiscussThis is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

Define what Nano pharmaceuticals are.

Body:

Nano pharmaceuticals represent an emerging field where the sizes of the drug particle or a therapeutic delivery system work at the Nano scale. 

Describe briefly the recently launched guidelines.

Explain the significance of such guidelines.

Bring out the applications of Nano pharmaceuticals.

Conclusion:

Conclude with advantages; suggest that Nano pharmaceuticals have the ability to extend the economic life of proprietary drugs, thereby creating additional revenue streams.