Information provided by the pharmaceutical manufacturer and required by the FDA to healthcare providers describing the safe and effective use of the product. Specifically, these labels are included for physicians and pharmacists and are not labels patients receive on their medicine packages.
Prescribing Information includes technical scientific information, such as the molecular composition of the drug and pharmacokinetic data, intended to assist the prescriber in deciding whether to prescribe the drug.
This information is a bulky paper attachment to the medicine bottle that not only can be outdated for months before updates can be made, but is a wasteful use of paper.
Modernize how prescribing information is conveyed to physicians and pharmacists by leveraging digital platforms to enable real-time prescribing information updates, and eliminating the environmental impact.
Leveraging digital platforms to enable real-time prescribing information updates for pharmacists would improve patient safety, modernize an outdated system, and reduce waste.