FDA issues final rule on drug shortage notification requirements

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The Food and Drug Administration today issued a final rule requiring all manufacturers of certain medically important prescription drugs to notify the agency of permanent discontinuances or temporary interruptions in manufacturing that are likely to disrupt the supply of the product in the United States.... read more

Topic: Quality and Patient Safety
Tags: Drug Shortages, regulation

FDA issues drug shortages app for mobile devices

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The Food and Drug Administration today launched a mobile application for accessing information on current drug shortages and discontinuations. The app allows users to search or browse by a drug’s generic name or active ingredient, and report a suspected drug shortage or supply issue to the agency. The... read more

Topic: Quality and Patient Safety
Tags: physicians, Drug Shortages

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