Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, May 19th, 2002
The reason: FDA says Congress recently reauthorized financial incentives for manufacturers to do those studies. The FDA said it wants to see if the new law makes the old mandate, which drug makers hated, unnecessary.
But three Democrats complained to President Bush that the action was halting "an important regulation that protects children from potentially unsafe and improperly dosed medications."
Adult medications are...
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