Changes in availability of paediatric medicines in Australia between 1998 and 2002

Title

Changes in availability of paediatric medicines in Australia between 1998 and 2002

Creator

Chui J; Tordoff J; Reith D

Publisher

British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology

Date

2005

Subject

PedPal Lit; Administration; trends Pharmaceutical Preparations; and those both licensed for paediatric use and subsidized increased from 356 (23.1%) to 441 (23.2%). The number of medicines with formulations suitable for paediatric use increased from 861 (55.7%) to 967 (50.8%); but not for children under the age of two years.; ei ght (9%) for 2-11 years and 12 (13%) for 12-18 years. An additional 14 orally available chemical entities previously only licensed for adults; licensed medicines available in Australia in the calendar years 1998 and 2002 were examined. RESULTS: The total number of medicines licensed in Australia increased from 1544 to 1903; Newborn Licensure; Oral Adolescent Age Factors Australia Chemistry; Pharmaceutical Child Child; Preschool Dosage Forms Drug Approval/statistics & numerical data Humans Infant Infant; statistics & numerical data; the number of licensed paediatric items increased from 579 (37.5%) to 725 (38.1%); trends Pediatrics; were licensed for children by 2002. CONCLUSIONS: There have been some improvements in medicines licensing for older children

Description

2005

Rights

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Type

Journal Article

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Citation

Chui J; Tordoff J; Reith D, “Changes in availability of paediatric medicines in Australia between 1998 and 2002,” Pediatric Palliative Care Library, accessed June 22, 2024, https://pedpalascnetlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/13500.