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Old 09-03-2020, 09:50 AM   #18 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Apia resurrected View Post
Depends always on the primary end point of the trial, and this point is determined before the trial.

Side effects are determined on healthy individuals before it comes to the question if the medicine is really helping or not in sick people.
These are phase 1 studies.

So basically if 50% of healthy individuals had terrible side effects, there would be no phase 2 or 3 study to see if the medicine helps, the drug would be cancelled.
Also I just read that again

Are you trying to say that medicine is tested on healthy people?
And if it doesn't harm the healthy ones too much the people it actually is meant to help aren't relevant?

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