55 Drugs Still on FDA Shortage List

BOB POLLOCK | June 5, 2017

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Despite great efforts by the FDA and the industry, there still are 55 different drug products under shortage on the FDA’s list (here). While the number of drugs on the shortage list is much lower than we have seen in the past (100+), there is still cause for concern as products move on and off the list. Patient treatments must be adjusted or postponed, and delays in some treatments for which, in some cases, there may not be an alternative, especially for oncology patients or cardiac patients, could mean serious consequences.

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