chapter  9
15 Pages

Botanical Drug Products and Rare Diseases

ByJayant N. Lokhande, Sonali Lokhande

In the US and other developed countries, Rare Diseases are gaining importance at both levels government and industry. This chapter outlines positioning of Orphan drugs in Rare Diseases. Enlisting of companies and drug names as Orphan drugs and their respective drug developing companies is provided for ready reference. An insight is also explained how further Botanical Drug Products can be developed as Orphan Drugs for certain Rare Disorders using the knowledge of Indian System of Medicine, Ayurved with its critical control points and subject knowledge required at every step of Botanical Drug Development process.