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Update: Court Decision Strengthens FDA’s Unapproved Drug Initiative Enforcement

Just a few days after our recent blog about a lawsuit filed against the FDA by two drug manufacturers, the complaint was dismissed in federal court. At its heart, the lawsuit challenged the FDA’s authority in two respects. First, the lawsuit targeted the FDA’s unapproved drug initiative, which seeks to remove unapproved versions of pharmaceutical…

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Unapproved Medicines Have A New Foe: The FDA’s Renewed Focus

A recent Washington Post article indicates that the FDA is taking fresh and welcomed steps to tackle the ongoing problem of unapproved drugs on the consumer market. The article indicates that the Food and Drug Administration (specifically, FDA drug compliance Director Deborah Autor) is leading an initiative to rid the market of potentially dangerous unapproved…

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Is Your Prescription Drug Unapproved? Understanding the FDA’s Unapproved Drug Initiative

Last week, LegitScript sent letters to the heads of several large pharmacy chains encouraging them to protect their customers by ensuring that they are only dispensing FDA-approved medications. The letters were sent as a part of a new public education initiative on unapproved drugs that is complementary to our ongoing efforts regarding Internet prescription drug…

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