Glossary

Explanation of terms used by DrugBank

Vet approved drug

Synonyms:
Veterinary approved drug

In DrugBank this status is used when the drug is, under official regulation, accepted to be used in animals. A drug can be assigned to different statuses depending on the current regulations and work done in the drug. For example, a drug can be [approved] for human clinical practice, approved for veterinary use, and under investigation for a new indication.