FDA PATIENT EDUCATION ROLE SHOULD BE TO ALERT CONSUMERS TO AVAILABILITY OF INFO -- CPhA "MEDGUIDE" COMMENTS; HRG CITES U.K. LEAFLETS IN SUPPORT OF RULE
FDA's role in patient education should focus on encouraging consumers to request information about their prescriptions rather than on mandating written medication guides, the California Pharmacist's Association suggests in recent comments to the agency on its proposed patient education program.
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