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April 16, 2009
Deuterated Drugs: A Side Effect Already?
Well, this isn't a toxicological side effect so much as an analytical chemistry one. Nature reports that forensic scientists are quite worried about the idea of deuterated drugs catching on, because they use deuterated versions of common pharmaceuticals as analytical reference standards. A lot of common analysis methods for the drugs in question would have to be junked for anyone taking the deuterated compound. And with both versions on the market, toxicologists would always be uncertain about where they stood, particularly by legal evidence standards.
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