TITLE

FDA unveils risk-management program for ESAs

AUTHOR(S)
Traynor, Kate
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;4/1/2010, Vol. 67 Issue 7, p508
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the risk management program for erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAs) disclosed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in February 2010. It says that the risk evaluation and mitigation strategy (REMS) ensures the compliance of prescribers at hospitals in the Assisting Providers and cancer Patients with Risk Information for the Safe use of ESAs (APPRISE) program. It says that ESAs will not be available to those prescribers who are not registered in APPRISE.
ACCESSION #
48910813

 

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