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Compassionate Use And Expanded Access Programs


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If you have exhausted standard treatments and want to turn to experimental therapies, consider the following guidelines:

Step 1: Look at all the available Clinical Trials to see if there is one that fits your need and for which you can qualify.

Step 2: If you don't qualify for a particular study, there are two other options for obtaining the drugs:

    • Expanded access programs
    • So-called individual "compassionate use" or Individual Special Exemptions

Each of these alternatives are discussed in other sections of this article.

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