Making new medicines

Making medicines is complicated and incredibly complex

It costs billions of pounds and can take decades. Failures are an inevitable part of the discovery and development process; however, successes can change the lives of patients, improve their care and potentially save lives.

Creating a new medicine typically goes through these three main stages: research, development and approval

Teva medicine development timeline

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Date of preparation: August 2021
Reference: COB-GB-NP-00050