Regardless of how one feels about the United States’ pharmaceutical industry, there’s no denying its importance and prevalence in our society. The fact is, we’re living longer, healthier lives on average, and it’s largely thanks to improved research and development of prescription drugs, much of which is done in the U.S. To give an idea of how common prescription drugs have become, In the past 30 days approximately 48.5% American citizens have used at least one prescription drug. And more than three quarters (75%) of all medical visits in the U.S. feature some sort of drug for treatment or cure.
Not only have these drugs gotten more effective and versatile, the methods by which they are packaged and delivered have improved as well. Many drugs require precise dosages and require that the