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Drug Shortages

Hospitals Confront Drug Scarcity, Fear Patients Harmed

Reuters | Posted 08.01.2012 | Home

* Scarcity affects anesthesia services, cancer patients * Hospitals make daily, careful pill counts * A few hundred drug...

Fewer Drug Shortages This Year Than Last: FDA

Reuters | Posted 07.04.2012 | Home

WASHINGTON, May 3 (Reuters) - U.S. health officials said the number of new shortages of crucial drugs used to treat cancer and other illnesses had b...

Drug Shortages and You: Who's At Risk, What's the Fix?

John Horton | Posted 05.09.2012 | Home
John Horton

Drug shortages are a complex problem with multiple causes, not least of all manufacturing issues that can affect the safety of injectable medicines like biologics.

American Medical Association Supports Fight On Drug Shortages

Posted 11.15.2011 | Home

The American Medical Association threw its support behind government efforts to ensure the supply of lifesaving medicines but stopped short of recomme...

Half Of Injectable Drugs On Shortage List, Report Shows

Posted 01.14.2012 | Home

A shortage of medicines in the United States that recently gained the attention of President Barack Obama is worst among about 75 products while suppl...

Why Do We Have Such A Shortage Of Drugs?

Posted 12.14.2011 | Home

Two years into an escalating shortage of life-saving cancer drugs, regulators and lawmakers are still unable to identify why it is happening, let alon...