Tuesday, June 19, 2012

FDA proposal gives pharmacists too much power, doctors argue | Fox News


Physicians are concerned regarding a recent government proposal to create a new class of drugs that would fall somewhere between those that need a doctor's prescription, and those that can be bought over the counter.
The proposal, which the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) calls a "new paradigm," would allow some drugs that currently require a prescription to be made available over the counter (OTC) under certain conditions, such as after a consultation with a pharmacist. In February, the FDA published a notice about the proposal, calling for public input about its feasibility.

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