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Although the current drug shortage that has been going on is caused more by FDA regulations limiting production (bureaucracy is making it hard to meet sudden demands and problems), more manufacturers of popular drugs may help lift that burden. How? Over the next two years 7 of the 20 most popular drug patents will expire, and […]

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This summer hundreds of drugs are on back-order or facing other serious delays. Heart patients, cancer patients, and anyone with a serious medical condition are or maybe at risk. For a list of the drugs currently delayed, check the FDA’s website here. When will drug shortages end? Simple answer: many of the drugs currently unavailable […]

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Pineapple-Shapped Lamps, an improv troop based in North Carolina, has made a video entitled “Literal Drug Commercial”. It’s a fine piece of satire, with a good knock at our current drug approval process: “Drug…the legit sounding medical breakthrough that just got FDA approved last week thanks to intense pressure from pharmaceutical lobbyists”.

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