Drug shortages have made headlines recently mainly because of their impact on hospital practice, but they are also affecting primary care. ... In our story, Charlotte Huff talks to practicing physicians and other experts to discover the current state of
A new report on the root causes of and potential solutions to recent drug shortages. ... At the request of Congress in 2018, the FDA formed a Drug Shortages Task Force of economists and scientists to study the problem.
Tetracycline, which was listed as unavailable as of March, joins an expanding list of drug shortages nationally. ... In 2011, a total of 195 drug shortages were prevented. Following last fall's executive order, 114 shortages were.
The FDA recently launched a mobile app to provide information about drug shortages. ... The app identifies current drug shortages, resolved shortages, and discontinuations of drug products.
Updates to the FDA's COVID-19 Drug Shortages Response webpage. The site provides clinicians with information regarding “in-use time” for certain drugs during the COVID-19 public health emergency. ... The orphan drug is the third approved treatment
federal matching contributions to the Medicaid program be increased and sustained; opposed price-gouging by pharmaceutical companies; and asked the administration, Congress, and payers to address COVID-19-related drug shortages. ... for training and
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