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Descriptor English: Drugs from the Specialized Component of Pharmaceutical Care
Descriptor Spanish: Medicamentos del Componente Especializado de los Servicios Farmacéuticos
Descriptor Portuguese: Medicamentos do Componente Especializado da Assistência Farmacêutica
Descriptor French: Médicaments à Partir d'une Composante Spécialisée d'un Soin Pharmaceutique
Entry term(s): Drugs for Rare Diseases
Drugs from the Specialized Pharmaceutical Care Component
Drugs of Exceptional Dispensation Character
Exceptional Drugs
Medications from the Specialized Pharmaceutical Care Component
Medicines from the Specialized Pharmaceutical Care Component
Tree number(s): VS2.002.001.014
Scope note: High cost drugs or drugs that become too expensive to be supported by the population. Most are driven for chronic diseases and some treatments last for a lifetime. They are used on an outpatient basis.
Related: Orphan Drug Production MeSH
DeCS ID: 51446
Unique ID: DDCS051446
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Drugs from the Specialized Component of Pharmaceutical Care - Preferred
Concept UI FD00061639
Scope note High cost drugs or drugs that become too expensive to be supported by the population. Most are driven for chronic diseases and some treatments last for a lifetime. They are used on an outpatient basis.
Preferred term Drugs from the Specialized Component of Pharmaceutical Care
Entry term(s) Drugs for Rare Diseases
Drugs from the Specialized Pharmaceutical Care Component
Drugs of Exceptional Dispensation Character
Exceptional Drugs
Medications from the Specialized Pharmaceutical Care Component
Medicines from the Specialized Pharmaceutical Care Component



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