FDA Working With Medco Health To Improve Medications

August 20, 2008

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that they are going to be working with Medco Health Solutions Inc. to try and improve prescription medications..Washington (ChattahBox) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that they are going to be working with Medco Health Solutions Inc. to try and improve prescription medications.

The FDA is going to work with Medco Health to try and study how the genetic makeup of patients has an impact on which medications they should be prescribed.

The FDA, by working with Medco health, is hoping to better understand the needs of patients, and how certain medicines may be better for certain patients depending on their genetic make-up.

This could be to custom medicine being developed just for them.

The FDA and Medco Health have entered into this two-year partnership to test how helpful certain prescription medications are for patients, depending on their genetic make-up.

In the long run, the hope is that this will help the FDA better understand medicines, and how to improve prescriptions.


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