Clinical Trials and Its different Phases
Scientists and researchers are constantly in the process of developing new treatments or tests for various diseases and conditions. Clinical trials serve as a vital component for improving the treatment of medical conditions as they lead to higher standards of patient care.
These tests are then tried out on animal models first and then on humans to closely monitor the potential benefits and drawbacks of new or existing tests and treatments. Clinical trials consist of 3 Clinical phases before it is eligible for approval by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Each phase of a clinical trial is designed in such a way to obtain specific information about the new treatment or drug.
The various Phases are as follows:
- Pre Clinical Testing
- Phase I
- Phase II
- Phase III
- Phase IV
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