Archive for July 2017

Changes are Coming to Product Labels

By Alvin J. Lorman, AAHP counsel August 1, 2017 Changes are coming to your products’ labels. Not only are there changes to the Homeopathic Pharmacopeia of the United States (HPUS) on the horizon, but our association’s Board of Directors is expected to make its soon-to-be-adopted new advertising disclaimer mandatory on readm more…

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FDA’s Division of Nonprescription Drug Products

By Mark Land, AAHP president August 1, 2017 The development and regulation of over-the-counter (OTC) drug products is the responsibility of the Division of Nonprescription Drug Products (DNDP) within the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research’s (CDER) Office of Drug Evaluation IV. A sponsor seeking to market its product OTC, readm more…

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OTC Monograph Reform

By Mark Land, AAHP president August 1, 2017 Self-medication is an important way in which American consumers treat many types of illnesses. Over-the-counter (OTC) drugs often provide effective relief in a cost-effective and accessible manner and represent the first choice of treatment for many ailments. More than 80 therapeutic categories readm more…

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AAHP Highlights Expanded Homeopathic Drug Manufacturing Best Practices

MILWAUKIE, Ore. (July 20, 2017) – The American Association of Homeopathic Pharmacists (AAHP) recently hosted a webinar on 2017 improvements to the Homeopathic Pharmacopeia of the United States (HPUS). Highlighting new manufacturing best practices in the HPUS—which more than tripled to 175 from 40 in the prior version—the webinar underscored readm more…

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Congress Aiming to Consider User Fee Legislation in July

By Pete Evich, AAHP government relations July 1, 2017 Bills (S 934, HR 2430) that would renew the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) ability to collect fees from the drug and medical device industries are expected to get their final votes in the House and Senate in July. The House readm more…

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