AADA, other specialties continue pressing FDA on drug shortages

February 23, 2018

The AADA was joined by other specialties in advocating that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) build upon working relationships with manufacturers to address drug shortages that continue having adverse impacts on patients. In their letter to FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, the organizations specifically express concern regarding ongoing shortages of lidocaine with epinephrine, lidocaine, and other local anesthetics, and suggest ways the FDA could engage. Read the letter.

Learn more about the AADA’s advocacy on drug shortages.