Discontinued drugs in 2005: Pulmonary-allergy, dermatological, gastrointestinal and arthritis drugs

Kenneth K.C. Lee

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This perspective is the fourth in a series of papers discussing drugs dropped from development in 2005, focusing on pulmonary-allergy, dermatological, gastrointestinal and arthritis drugs. A survey of discontinued drugs from 2005 is provided, based on data from the Pharmaprojects database, along with an analysis of economic considerations in developing new drugs.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1497-1505
Number of pages9
JournalExpert Opinion on Investigational Drugs
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2006
Externally publishedYes


  • Antiarthritics
  • Biological agents
  • Dermatological agents
  • Economics
  • Gastrointestinal drugs
  • New drug development

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