Put Comparative Info on Drug Labels, Researchers Say

If a new prescription drug has not been proven more effective than similar medications, the label should make that clear, a group of researchers asserted in the New England Journal of Medicine this past week. This comparative effectiveness data is just as important as information regarding the risks and benefits of a drug or device, according to Dr. Randall Stafford of Stanford University and colleagues. A U.S. Food and Drug Administration requirement for label information would allow...Full Story
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