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Perspectives on the Drug Shortage Issue

The issue of drug shortages has surfaced periodically in the news and in policy circles for months, prompting both FDA and the Administration to various actions. For some, it may be an abstract notion – the idea that some drugs … Continue reading ?
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FDA Commish: There Are Fewer New Drug Shortages

Medical / Pharmaceutical : Pharmalot (3 years ago)

Last October, the White House issued an executive order to the FDA to broaden reporting of potential shortages of certain drugs; speed reviews of applications to begin or alter production of these drugs; and provide more info to the... Read Post

Inside America’s Drug Shortage by Alice Park -TIME

Medical / Pharmaceutical : PharmaGossip (3 years ago)

Congress has launched several investigations of the drug shortage problem, and last year President Obama issued an executive order directing the FDA to expand its authority to police drug shortages, including requiring all manufactu... Read Post

How The FDA Could Mitigate Drug Shortages

Medical / Pharmaceutical : Pharmalot (3 years ago)

The ongoing problem of prescription drug shortages - notably, generic injectables that are used to treat various cancers - remains a vexing problem. But to gain insight into what the FDA could do to address the issue, the US Governm... Read Post


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