Median length of time for orphan and non-orphan drugs for FDA approval 2015

Median FDA approval time for orphan and non-orphan drugs as of 2015 (in months)

by Statista Research Department, last edited Oct 30, 2015
Median length of time for orphan and non-orphan drugs for FDA approval 2015 This statistic displays the median length of time that orphan and non-orphan drugs needed for FDA approval as of 2015. Orphan drugs took an average of 10.1 months for FDA approval. Orphan drugs are used to target rare diseases or disorders, which in the United States is defined as less than 200,000 patients. The development of orphan drugs are currently incentivized in the United States through the Orphan Drug Act of 1983.
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Median FDA approval time for orphan and non-orphan drugs as of 2015 (in months)

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Median length of time in months
Orphan10.1
Non-orphan12.9
All12.1
Median length of time in months
Orphan10.1
Non-orphan12.9
All12.1
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Oct 30, 2015
This statistic displays the median length of time that orphan and non-orphan drugs needed for FDA approval as of 2015. Orphan drugs took an average of 10.1 months for FDA approval. Orphan drugs are used to target rare diseases or disorders, which in the United States is defined as less than 200,000 patients. The development of orphan drugs are currently incentivized in the United States through the Orphan Drug Act of 1983.
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