Maximizing REMS potential

Walker, Scot
September 2012
Drug Topics;Sep2012, Vol. 156 Issue 9, p24
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the need improve the potential of U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (REMS) program. It informs about criticism of the REMS program, that was designed to address issues concerning drug safety and states that the FDA is planning to introduce of a standardized format for manufacturers. It recommends use of an electronic drug information technology that could help retail pharmacists to find drugs that match REMS criteria.


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