Risk evaluation and mitigation strategies: Challenges and opportunities for health-system pharmacists

Stubbings, JoAnn; Joshi, Rutu A.; Hoffman, James M.
September 2010
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;9/15/2010, Vol. 67 Issue 18, p1547
Academic Journal
In this article the authors discuss the aspects of Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy program (REMS) of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). They present information on development, function and organizational structure of REMS. They also discuss the effect of REMS on pharmaceutical industry and pharmacists, and comment that REMS would provide opportunity for standardization of drug safety procedures.


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