Tag: “Inactive” drug compounds thought to cause unintended psychological effects flagged

“Inactive” drug compounds thought to cause unintended psychological effects flagged

July 27, 2020

Some biologically inactive compounds contained in drugs, called excipients, may lead to more unanticipated side effects than previously assumed. Scientists from the San Francisco School of Pharmacy, the University of California (UCSF), US, realised most currently used excipients have only been designated as inactive based on decades-old animal studies or historical precedents. The scientists have […]

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