Definitions

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  • n. The pharmaceutical or drug-making sector.

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  • n. a company that makes and sells pharmaceuticals

Etymologies

Abbreviation of pharmaceutical. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In fact, what's limiting in pharma is not the number of promising targets from academia ... its the ability to figure out which tiny fraction of these will actually become real drug targets.

    Double Drug Jeopardy

  • So as you know, we have our own pharma, what we call pharma 1, force of 360 reps, who call on physicians.

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  • He's planning forays into new ventures, and his remaining businesses in pharma, drug discovery and glass are ripe for expansion.

    The Next Act

  • And big pharma is not going to be happy if you can grow your own medicine in your backyard, right?

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  • Declared interestged - absolutely no shares, especially not in pharma*

    Medpundit

  • Of course, development and regulatory costs are so high in pharma that it is questionable whether such improvements would make it to market in the absence of patents.

    Double-Edged Patents

  • Doctors have to be mindful that pharma is going to loose $40B in sales over the next few years to generics.

    Medpundit

  • And regarding the claim that pharma is one of the most heavily subsidized sectors (Dem talking point) ...

    Double Drug Jeopardy

  • Where pharma is subsidized is in the new prescription drug benefit, and in the way we tax health benefits provided by employers.

    Double Drug Jeopardy

  • I've read a number of different authors, speakers, etc. lately that have declared the death of the 30 second TV spot (60 for those who work in pharma).

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