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Drug Substitution

"Drug Substitution" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The practice of replacing one prescribed drug with another that is expected to have the same clinical or psychological effect.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Drug Substitution" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Drug Substitution" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 169 publications over 12 distinct years, with a maximum of 23 publications in 2017
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