Drug Repurposing: Resurrection of Drugs INTRODUCTION

Sanjay Malge, Suraj Mali, Amarjeet Bhise, Nilesh Kulkarni
2018 Human Journals Review Article January   unpublished
There are innumerable definitions out there but in the most concise way can say it is a strategy by which newer values are generated from a drug by targeting diseases other than those for which it was originally intended. Drug repurposing takes much less time than the new drug. Advantages of drug repurposing over novel drug treatments are cost-effectiveness, time, and success rate. Repositioning of drugs lowers the overall cost of drug development. In other words, we can say, Drug repurposing
more » ... a boom for drug development arena. It shows that older drugs have a potential to revolutionize new medicine.