FDA launches plan to prevent unnecessary harm from medication use

Traynor, Kate
January 2010
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;1/1/2010, Vol. 67 Issue 1, p7
Academic Journal
The article reports on the introduction of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) Safe Use Initiative to prevent irrelevant harm from medication use. It notes that FDA is planning to work with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for the development of preventable medication harm based on population. It points out that FDA exceeds its mission of ensuring safe and effective medications. It also requires manufacturers to develop a risk evaluation and moderation strategy.


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