And it would have put considerable margin pressure on doctors, hospitals, and pharmaceutical companies.
PG has been used in more than 4,000 food, beverage, pharmaceutical and cosmetic products for more than 50 years.
Even the casual observer has to be aware of the pharmaceutical scandals involving recalls of pills like Vioxx.
1640s (pharmaceutic in the same sense is from 1540s), from Late Latin pharmaceuticus "of drugs," from Greek pharmakeutikos, from pharmakeus "preparer of drugs, poisoner" (see pharmacy). Related: Pharmaceuticals; pharmaceutically.
pharmaceutical phar·ma·ceu·ti·cal (fär'mə-sōō'tĭ-kəl) or phar·ma·ceu·tic (-tĭk)
Of or relating to pharmacy or pharmacists. n.
A pharmaceutical product or preparation.