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Frequently Asked Questions by Consumers on Drug Shortages

Q: Why are there so many drugs in shortage? Where can I get more information on shortages?

A: Drug shortages continue to plague patients and pharmacists.  For pharmacists seeking information about known drug shortages, their cause, and anticipated resolution, the FDA compiles a useful datasheet, which may be accessed here:  http://www.fda.gov/Drugs/DrugSafety/DrugShortages/ucm050792.htm

 

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