The FDA's attempts to expedite drug approval may have undermined safety, an article in the...

|By:, SA News Editor

The FDA's attempts to expedite drug approval may have undermined safety, an article in the Journal of the American Medical Association says. The authors, Thomas Moore and Curt Furberg, point to problems with Novartis' (NVS) Gilenya drug for multiple sclerosis, AstraZeneca's (AZN) Caprelsa for thyroid cancer and Boehringer Ingelheim's Pradaxa for stroke prevention.