Latino Times

Prominent Advocate for Latino Health Cites Lack of Awareness of Risks Associated with Unapproved Drugs

FDA Protects Patients from Unapproved Drugs – see story on page 6

  • “There is no reason for a risky, unproven version of a drug to be available when a drug that has proven to be safe and effective is readily available for purchase.”
  • “The FDA has made progress in its efforts to achieve this goal and we hope that the Agency will act quickly to remove unapproved drugs when there are approved alternatives available for patients.”
  • “…it is important to help Latinos become aware of and avoid the potential harms posed by these products.”