Link: http://integrativemedicineconsortium.org/ Here’s the issue: The FDA is once again overstepping by protecting the interests of Big Pharma rather than patient care by restricting access to compounded medicines. Physicians and patients will lose access to these safe, effective and cost effective medications unless we act using the legal methods demonstrated to defeat prior FDA overreach. […]
Please help us get Sen. David Vitter’s critical amendment passed! Action Alert! As you know from our continuing coverage, the FDA has been issuing rules to implement the Drug Quality and Security Act (DQSA). This legislation was passed by Congress in 2013 in response to a meningitis outbreak in 2012 involving a single bad actor—a […]
The agency seeks to remove a safe and useful compounded drug from the market without any public input. Action Alerts! Over the last year, ANH-USA has been paying close attention to new rules that are in the process of being drafted by the FDA concerning compounded drugs—especially those rules which, if enacted, would severely limit […]
A new threat to compounded drugs (including bioidentical estriol for women and compounded time-release thyroid) has emerged. Action Alert! The US Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) has released an overreaching draft proposal that may inadvertently crush many small compounding pharmacies—unless we take action. USP is a nonprofit organization that sets standards for the identity, strength, quality, and purity of medicines […]
“We found that FDA focused on perfecting their legal reasons for inaction,” a Senate committee wrote, “instead of protecting families.” Action Alert!
Technically it was a “unanimous” voice vote. But they didn’t keep a tally, so there’s no record of which senators didn’t vote at all.
Could it be because the author of the CDC-funded study has ties to the pharmaceutical industry?
With the government shutdown, compounding got a temporary reprieve, but not for long. Action Alert!
We’re still talking with our allies on the Hill to get more improvements, but we need your help to make sure your rights are protected. Action Alert!
Patients need access to compounded thyroid extract, not just the synthetic and incomplete version. Action Alert!