|Title||"Inactive" ingredients in oral medications.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2019|
|Authors||D Reker, SM Blum, C Steiger, KE Anger, JM Sommer, J Fanikos, and G Traverso|
|Journal||Science Translational Medicine|
Oral forms of medications contain "inactive" ingredients to enhance their physical properties. Using data analytics, we characterized the abundance and complexity of inactive ingredients in approved medications. A majority of medications contain ingredients that could cause adverse reactions, underscoring the need to maximize the tolerability and safety of medications and their inactive ingredients.
|Short Title||Science Translational Medicine|