One-Page Patient Medication Information Document Moves Forward Under Proposed Rule
After decades of work, the US FDA released proposed requirements for a simplified version of the Medication Guide for all products. Electronic distribution in lieu of paper ‘upon a patient’s request’ would be allowed. Comments sought on the value of consumer testing of the documents.
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