FDA Asked to Tackle Drug Shortages

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In a letter to the FDA’s commissioner, the American Hospital Association drew attention to the large number of medications, especially those administered intravenously, that are facing shortages. Hurricane Maria has worsened the problem in recent weeks.

The American Hospital Association is raising some major concerns about its members’ access to common drugs.

Earlier this month, AHA reached out to the head of the Food and Drug Administration, expressing concerns that key medications, including many that are administered intravenously, were running short at many hospitals, which could prove a threat for patients. more...

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