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December 11, 2012
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  • Reminders boost statin adherence
    Patients prescribed cholesterol-lowering statins were more likely to pick up their initial prescription when they received reminders via telephone or mail, according to a study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine. PharmaTimes (U.K.) (12/11) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • FDA moves deadline of GDUFA self-identification process to Dec. 18
    The FDA extended the mandatory self-identification process timeline under the Generic Drug User Fee Amendment to Dec. 18 as more than 17,000 manufacturing facilities worldwide still haven't acted. The extension allows the industry to "clarify issues for the right implementation of the guidelines," said Kaushik Desai, former chairman of the Indian Pharmaceutical Association's Industrial Pharmacy Division. (India) (12/11) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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