Government Drug Regulation

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is responsible for Government Drug Regulation available in the consumer market. Its origins lie with Lewis Caleb Beck in 1848. The World Health Organization (WHO) is also involved in U.S. drug regulation as well as all other countries. These governing bodies ensure that the medications we consume are effective, safe, and of quality. The principal areas of drug regulation are listed below.                                     who-logoAccess the safety, effectiveness, quality and marketing authorizations of drugs

  • Licensing and Inspection of manufacturers, wholesalers, and dispensaries
  • Monitoring quality of available medications
  • Controlling advertising of medications
  • Monitoring safety of medications
  • Providing independent drug information to professional and consumer populationsfda-logo