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The list of Abbreviations used in Pharmaceutical Industry

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Welcome to the first chapter on the List of Abbreviations used in Pharmaceutical Industry. All the terms used in pharma are given below so check it out one by one.

  1. AADA: Abbreviated antibiotic drug application
  2. ADE: Adverse drug event
  3. ADME: Absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion
  4. AHU: Air Handling Unit
  5. ANDA: Abbreviated new drug application
  6. ANVISA: Agência Nacional de Vigilância Sanitária (National Health Surveillance Agency Brazil)
  7. AP: Applicants Part (of EDMF)
  8. API: Active pharmaceutical ingredient
  9. APR: Annual product review (APQR – Annual product quality review)
  10. AQL: Acceptable quality level
  11. AR: Analytical Reagent
  12. ASHRAE: American Society of heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers
  13. ASM: Active Substance Manufacturer
  14. ASMF: Active Substance Master File
  15. AST: Accelerated stability testing
  16. ASTM: American Society for Testing and Materialsa
  17. BA/BE: Bioavailability/bioequivalence
  18. BCS: Biopharmaceutical classification system