Pharmacists To Get New Substitution Powers To Tackle Brexit Shortage Risk
Executive SummaryIn an effort to address possible serious drug shortages in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the UK government has formally proposed giving pharmacists wide powers to dispense alternative medicines such as different forms, generics, biosimilars, or “therapeutically equivalent” drugs.
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Regulations that would allow the UK MHRA to work as a standalone regulator in the event of a no-deal Brexit have been laid before parliament. They cover a host of areas including new drug approval procedures, conversion of existing EU marketing authorizations into UK ones, pediatric and orphan exclusivities, imported medicines, and regulatory fees.