Prescription Drug Safety

The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee heard testimony from medical experts and consumer advocates on drug safety and… read more

The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee heard testimony from medical experts and consumer advocates on drug safety and the approval process for new drugs. Among the topics they addressed were current controversies around the COX-2 inhibitor drugs that were removed from the market after public health safety concerns were raised about their use. Witnesses also examined the lessons learned from those controversies and possible methods to improve drug safety and operations at the FDA. No specific legislative proposals were addressed during the hearing. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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185705-1
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Senate Committee
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Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 1, 2005
Last Aired:
Mar 2, 2005

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  • Mar 01, 2005 | 9:31am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 01, 2005 | 4:14pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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  • Mar 02, 2005 | 1:09am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 02, 2005 | 4:04am EST | C-SPAN 1
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