Comparative study of Saudi-marketed products and US drug labeling.

  title={Comparative study of Saudi-marketed products and US drug labeling.},
  author={Saeed Abdulrahman Bawazir and Mohammed I. Al-Hassan and Khalil I. Al-Khamis and Hisham Suliman Abou-Auda and O A Gubara},
  journal={DICP : the annals of pharmacotherapy},
  volume={25 7-8},
Drug package inserts from ten nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs marketed in Saudi Arabia were compared with their corresponding US labels to determine possible differences in their information content. These variations were assessed with special regard to the number of words used and the type of the information provided. The study showed that inserts of Saudi-marketed products generally conveyed limited and incomplete information. Possible adverse reactions, drug--drug interactions, and date… CONTINUE READING