- a) Of, or relating to investigating, or to an investigation.
An expanded access protocol allows patients to benefit from an investigational drug prior to FDA approval.
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investigational — adjective Date: 1905 1. of or relating to investigation < investigational activities > 2. relating to or being a drug or medical procedure that is not approved for general use but is under investigation in clinical trials regarding its safety and … New Collegiate Dictionary
investigational — In clinical trials, refers to a drug (including a new drug, dose, combination, or route of administration) or procedure that has undergone basic laboratory testing and received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to be tested… … English dictionary of cancer terms
investigational — See investigation. * * * … Universalium
investigational — adj. of an inquiry, of an investigation … English contemporary dictionary
investigational — in·ves·ti·ga·tion·al … English syllables
investigational — ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|gāshənəl, shnəl adjective : investigative 2 … Useful english dictionary
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investigational new drug — in·ves·ti·ga·tion·al new drug in .ves ti gā shə nəl n a drug that has not been approved for general use by the Food and Drug Administration but is under investigation in clinical trials regarding its safety and efficacy first by clinical… … Medical dictionary