Drug withdrawals from the Canadian market for safety reasons, 1963-2004

Lexchin, Joel
March 2005
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/15/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 6, p765
Academic Journal
Examines drug withdrawals from the Canadian market for safety reasons from 1963 to 2004. Significance of longer approval time for drugs; Problems associated with drug withdrawals from the market; Lack of basic information that could be obtained from Health Canada with regard to drugs withdrawn from the market for safety reasons; Examples of drugs withdrawn from the Canadian market.


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