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Acetic acid December 2, 2005
Antioxidant June 22, 2007
Bupropion December 21, 2007
Management of multiple sclerosis January 25, 2008
Eli Lilly May 11, 2009
Zinc August 21, 2009
Linezolid September 14, 2009
Water fluoridation October 12, 2009
Icos March 13, 2010
Metabolism September 5, 2011
Psilocybin February 29, 2012
Folding@home November 1, 2012
Amphetamine April 3, 2015
Serpin April 2, 2016
beta-Hydroxy beta-methylbutyric acid May 28, 2018
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WHO Model List of Essential Medicines June 5, 2017

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Frances Oldham Kelsey May 19, 2006
Metformin January 14, 2007
Percy Lavon Julian February 18, 2007
Doxorubicin May 10, 2007
Clindamycin December 15, 2007
Benzylpiperazine January 1, 2008
Receptor antagonist January 16, 2008
History of aspirin April 9, 2008
Aspirin May 30, 2008
Paracetamol poisoning December 19, 2008
Warfarin January 21, 2009
Serotonin syndrome February 13, 2009
Alprazolam March 14, 2009
Benzodiazepine June 24, 2009
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Selective glucocorticoid receptor agonist April 1, 2010
Midazolam April 2, 2010
Mephedrone September 27, 2010
Nomenclature of monoclonal antibodies February 21, 2011
Methoxyflurane June 16, 2011
Methamphetamine January 27, 2014
Adderall December 3, 2014
Norepinephrine February 7, 2016
Dopamine March 15, 2016
Collaborative practice agreement November 7, 2017
Vitamin C November 27, 2017
Rabeprazole December 14, 2017

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  1. ^ Clauson, K. A.; Polen, H. H.; Boulos, M. N. K.; Dzenowagis, J. H. (2008). "Scope, Completeness, and Accuracy of Drug Information in Wikipedia". Annals of Pharmacotherapy. 42 (12): 1814–21. doi:10.1345/aph.1L474. PMID 19017825.