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Efficacy

The effect of treatment as measured in the controlled environment of a clinical trial. A drug passes efficacy trials if it is effective at the dose tested and against the illness for which it is prescribed.

See also:
Clinical trial
Baseline
Blind (clinical treatment)
Clinical Trial Enrolment
Clinical
Clinical Trial
Efficacy
Eligibility Criteria
Experimental Drug
Pre-clinical Trials
Prevention Trials
Quality of Life Trials
Randomised Trial
Risk-benefit analysis
Single-blind Trial

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