Highlights of drug package inserts and the website DailyMed: the need for further improvement in package inserts to help busy prescribers.

@article{Leon2011HighlightsOD,
  title={Highlights of drug package inserts and the website DailyMed: the need for further improvement in package inserts to help busy prescribers.},
  author={Jose de Leon},
  journal={Journal of clinical psychopharmacology},
  year={2011},
  volume={31 3},
  pages={263-5}
}
T he US health system is under reform. More than ever, busy practitioners need help in prescribing drugs more knowledgeably and safely. Prescribers may not be aware that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) enacted some useful reforms in 2006; more are needed. Until a number of drugs werewithdrawn from the USmarket after previously receiving approval, prescribing drugs seemed rather straightforward. At those earlier times, each medication package included a ‘‘package insert,’’ which briefly… CONTINUE READING