FDA Safe Use Initiative Targets NSAIDs, Pediatric Dosing, Drug-Impaired Driving
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
CDER touts its Safe Use Initiative as addressing OTC and Rx mis-use and reducing risks to consumers by partnering with industry stakeholders and health care professionals. CDER Professional Affairs and Stakeholder Engagement Director John Whyte says he wants to “build capacity” behind the program.
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