FDA to expedite drug OKs

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Kevin Outterson, School of Law

The Food and Drug Administration wants to change the way it approves over-the-counter drugs, a move that could dramatically reduce the time it takes for thousands of products to reach store shelves…

Expert quote:

“The monograph system is a very clunky way to regulate thousands of products. It punishes companies that do ask to add or change an ingredient in their product by subjecting them to a process that can take years.”

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