Drug Shortages Can Threaten Patient Access

Drug Shortages Can Threaten Patient Access

08.21.11 | By Kate Connors

Biopharmaceutical research companies are dedicated to bringing medicines to the patients we serve. That's why helping to ensure reliable patient access to these life-saving medicines is a key goal of our companies. Many drug shortages involve generic drugs, according to FDA. However, when a shortage does involve a brand-name medicine, brand manufacturers take aggressive actions to remedy the situation, working closely with FDA to resolve identified problems. Click here to learn more about this important issue.