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FDA Tracking: What Good is a Database if the Data is Inaccurate?

fda drug side effect database outdated and inaccurateA new report out of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel calls attention to the fact that the FDA’s tracking of drug side effects; many of them dangerous, has been out of date, underreported, and inaccurate for upward of 60 years.

Created in 1960, the system was devised as a way of tracking adverse drug events once the products received their clearance and made it to market. Based largely ...

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