The wider use of fixed-dose combinations emphasizes the need for a global approach to regulatory guideline development

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The wider use of fixed-dose combinations emphasizes the need for a global approach to regulatory guideline development. / Gautam, Yvonne; Bjerrum, Ole Jannik; Schmiegelow, Merete.

In: Therapeutic Innovation & Regulatory Science, Vol. 49, No. 1, 2015, p. 197-204.

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Gautam, Y, Bjerrum, OJ & Schmiegelow, M 2015, 'The wider use of fixed-dose combinations emphasizes the need for a global approach to regulatory guideline development', Therapeutic Innovation & Regulatory Science, vol. 49, no. 1, pp. 197-204. https://doi.org/10.1177/2168479014543699

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Gautam, Y., Bjerrum, O. J., & Schmiegelow, M. (2015). The wider use of fixed-dose combinations emphasizes the need for a global approach to regulatory guideline development. Therapeutic Innovation & Regulatory Science, 49(1), 197-204. https://doi.org/10.1177/2168479014543699

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Gautam Y, Bjerrum OJ, Schmiegelow M. The wider use of fixed-dose combinations emphasizes the need for a global approach to regulatory guideline development. Therapeutic Innovation & Regulatory Science. 2015;49(1):197-204. https://doi.org/10.1177/2168479014543699

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Gautam, Yvonne ; Bjerrum, Ole Jannik ; Schmiegelow, Merete. / The wider use of fixed-dose combinations emphasizes the need for a global approach to regulatory guideline development. In: Therapeutic Innovation & Regulatory Science. 2015 ; Vol. 49, No. 1. pp. 197-204.

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