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Chapter 15: Drug Shortages and Counterfeit Drugs

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The trend in drug shortages for 2016 is one of:

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a. Decreasing new shortages and increasing active shortages

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b. Increasing new shortages but decreasing active shortages

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c. Slight increase in new shortages and decreasing active shortages

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d. Decreasing new shortages and a gradual decrease in active shortages

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d. Decreasing new shortages and a gradual decrease in active shortages

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Most shortages have occurred due to:

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a. Raw material shortages

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b. Natural disasters

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c. Manufacturing or quality problems

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d. Corporate decisions

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c. Manufacturing or quality problems

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Package inserts must include which of the following items:

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a. Name of the company that manufactured the drug

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b. Location of the factory

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c. Country of origin for the active pharmaceutical ingredient (API)

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d. None of the above

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d. None of the above

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FDA can help prevent drug shortages by:

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a. Prioritizing approvals of new products

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b. Forcing companies to increase production

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c. Forcing companies to continue to produce a drug

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d. Decreasing drug prices

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a. Prioritizing approvals of new products

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FDA can help alleviate an ongoing drug shortage by:

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a. Requiring companies to manufacture additional product

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b. Fine companies that don’t provide advanced notice of a shortage

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c. Allowing companies to import products that meet FDA criteria

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d. Override patents and approve new formulations

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c. Allowing companies to import products that meet FDA criteria

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The FDASIA bill was signed in July 2012 and gave FDA what new authority with regard to drug shortages?

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a. Allows FDA to make their own products to prevent shortages

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b. Allows FDA to require manufacturers to notify them in advance ...

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