FDA Receives High Marks

JULY 01, 2004

A Harris Interactive poll of 2245 adults found that a majority of Americans believe that the FDA is doing a good job of providing safe and effective medicines. The results of the survey were as follows:

  • 56% of the respondents rated the FDA's performance excellent, compared with 37% who described it as fair or poor
  • 69% of the respondents thought that it was more important to be able to afford drugs even if they are not the newest drugs available, compared with 21% who said that they wanted access to new and better drugs, regardless of price
  • A slightly higher number of seniors 65 years or older preferred affordable drugs, even if they are not the newest medicines


SHARE THIS SHARE THIS
0

Become A RESPIMAT T.O.P. Performer 

Get to know RESPIMAT, the slow-moving mist inhaler from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Watch the RESPIMAT video and test your knowledge with a short multiple-choice quiz. When you get all the answers right, you’ll receive a certificate naming you a RESPIMAT T.O.P. Performer. Why not check it out today?


Pharmacy Times Strategic Alliance
 

Pharmacist Education
Clinical features with downloadable PDFs


Next-Generation Pharmacist® Awards


3rd Annual Convenient Healthcare and Pharmacy Collaborative Conference


SIGN UP FOR THE PHARMACY TIMES NEWSLETTER
Personalize the information you receive by selecting targeted content and special offers.