Patient advocacy groups are praising the FDA for releasing a draft guidance that outlines the FDA’s proposed guidelines for naming biologics and biosimilars.
Oftentimes, we forget how valuable our FDA is because we are used to only seeing the sensational critiques in the media: unwarranted drug approvals, inadequate surveillance, negligent public alerts or inappropriate industry influence.
Thank you Advocates! FDA Issues Draft Guidance for Biosimilar Naming: A Proposed Rule that Designates Official Names and Proper Names for Certain Biological Products Your efforts are making a difference. GHLF is pleased to share that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a draft guidance requiring biological products licensed under the Public Health Service […]
GHLF applauds our CreakyJoints community for taking action!
On July 24th, the Texas Pharmaceutical and Therapeutics (P&T) Committee, a part of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, convened to review a number of different medications and medication classes for entry onto their Preferred Drug List (PDL) of the Texas Medicaid Formulary. A medication to alleviate symptoms of opioid-induced constipation (OIC) was one […]