The sulfanilamide disaster of 1937, was a pivotal point in the regulation

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The sulfanilamide disaster of 1937, was a pivotal point in the regulation of medications by the FDA. For this discussion, research another example of a medication disaster and make an initial post explaining the event to your classmates. Be sure to mention if there were any of the following: lawsuits, deaths, fetal abnormalities, unusual marketing campaigns to sell the drug.

Review the posts made by your classmates and reply to at least one addressing the following as appropriate:

  • ways in which their event could have been avoided
  • how the FDA should have handled the drug's availability on the market
  • media responses to the medication incident
  • follow up studies on individuals affected by the disaster

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