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EU Regulatory System Attacked Over Quality Of Approvals

Drug Bulletin Says Some Products Should Not Have Been Authorized

Executive Summary

If anyone can throw cold water on the claimed benefits of some of Europe's most recently approved medicines, it’s the international drug bulletin, Prescrire. In an assessment of 108 of the pharma industry’s latest offerings, it gives a cautious welcome to some but says that more than half bring nothing new and others could even be dangerous to patients.

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