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What does black box warning mean ?

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Dr. Ted Saha
Palliative Care
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In brief: Black box warning.

Food and drug administration, a regulatory agency puts out a notice on the packaging of a prescription drug that warns patients and doctors that the drug has potentially dangerous side effect.

In brief: Black box warning.

Food and drug administration, a regulatory agency puts out a notice on the packaging of a prescription drug that warns patients and doctors that the drug has potentially dangerous side effect.
Dr. Ted Saha
Dr. Ted Saha
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Dr. Jack Rubin
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
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In brief: Black Box warning

When a drug has a very serious potential complication (c), the c is written out in the middle of a black box in the drug insert.
This is done to prevent physicians from not reading it.

In brief: Black Box warning

When a drug has a very serious potential complication (c), the c is written out in the middle of a black box in the drug insert.
This is done to prevent physicians from not reading it.
Dr. Jack Rubin
Dr. Jack Rubin
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