Monday, March 30, 2020

Monday, March 30, 2020

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U.S. FDA: Statement from Acting FDA Commissioner Ned Sharpless, M.D., and Janet Woodcock, M.D., director of the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, on FDA's new report regarding root causes and potential solutions to drug shortages

One of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's top priorities is to ensure that Americans have access to safe and effective medicines. Sometimes, for a number of reasons, shortages of certain medicines occur and the FDA works immediately with our public health partners and industry to minimize their impact on patients and restore the availability of these drugs.

SANDOZ INC.: Issues Voluntary Recall of Ranitidine Hydrochloride Capsules 150mg and 300mg Due to an Elevated Amount of Unexpected Impurity, N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), in the Product

Sandoz Inc. is voluntarily recalling all quantities and lots within expiry of Ranitidine Hydrochloride Capsules in the US to the consumer level because of confirmed contamination with N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) above levels established by the FDA in batches of Sandoz Ranitidine Hydrochloride Capsules.

Republican senators introduce innovation-driven drug-treatment bill; brace for resistance from FDA

Two Republican senators recently introduced a bill they claim would combat U.S. drug shortages and drive down the prices of drugs and medical devices by allowing patients to select treatments approved in other countries.

MEMORIALCARE: Joins Innovative Effort to Solve Nation's Drug Shortage

Civica Rx partnership helps ensure essential, affordable, accessible generic medicines

FDA Update: Which drugs are in short supply?

The Food and Drug Administration this week updated its list of which drugs are in short supply in the nation and which previous drug shortages have been resolved.

FDA Update: Which drugs are in short supply?

The Food and Drug Administration this week updated its list of which drugs are in short supply in the nation and which previous drug shortages have been resolved.

FDA Update: Which drugs are in short supply?

The Food and Drug Administration this week updated its list of which drugs are in short supply in the nation and which previous drug shortages have been resolved.

U.S. FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION: Agency efforts to mitigate temporary shortage of pediatric breathing tubes due to recent closure of Illinois sterilization facility

Statement from Jeff Shuren, M.D., director of the Center for Devices and Radiological Health, on agency efforts to mitigate temporary shortage of pediatric breathing tubes due to recent closure of Illinois sterilization facility

FDA Update: Which drugs are in short supply?

The Food and Drug Administration this week updated its list of which drugs are in short supply in the nation and which previous drug shortages have been resolved.

U.S. FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION: On steps the Agency is taking to prevent potential medical device shortages and ensure safe and effective sterilization amid shutdown of a large contract sterilization facility

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on steps the Agency is taking to prevent potential medical device shortages and ensure safe and effective sterilization amid shutdown of a large contract sterilization facility

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