Thursday, August 20, 2009

Find Medications And Generic Names Online

There are three main types of names for drugs:
a. The Chemical Name: This is the actual IUPAC (International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry) approved chemical name of the drug devised according to its chemical composition, structure of molecules, and/or molecular arrangement. Chemical names are usually very technical and complicated. They are not easy to remember and due to complexity of structure, researchers, doctors, teachers etc. prefer generic names over chemical names.