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50 Shades Of Regulatory Gray: More Flexible FDA?

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Executive Summary

The FDA's approval on Aug. 18 of Sprout Pharmaceuticals' libido-boosting pill Addyi (flibanserin) had some Americans scratching their heads about why the agency would give its blessing to a twice-rejected, side-effect-ridden drug and wondering if US regulators had simply crumbled under pressure from a politically charged public relations campaign.




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