Wait seven years before taking new drugs: consumer watchdog

PATIENTS should wait at least seven years from the date of approval to take any new drug, unless it is a ‘rare breakthrough’ treatment, according to a US consumer advocacy organisation.

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Niamh Mullen

Niamh Mullen is a medical writer and former news director of MO.

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