Number of critical drug shortages in the U.S. by therapeutic class 2011-2013

Number of critical drug shortages in the United States between June 2011 and June 2013, by therapeutic class

Number of critical drug shortages in the U.S. by therapeutic class 2011-2013 This statistic describes the number of critical drug shortages from June 2011 to June 2013, sorted by theraputic class. With reaching 37 in that period, the highest number of critical shortages occured in the class of anesthetic and central nervous system drugs.
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Number of critical drug shortages in the United States between June 2011 and June 2013, by therapeutic class

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Number of critical drug shortages
Anesthetic and central nervous system drugs37
Anti-infective drugs34
Cardiovascular drugs27
Nutritive drugs18
Endocrine metabolic drugs16
Gastrointestinal drugs10
Oncology drugs10
Diagnostic drugs9
Blood modifier drugs7
Musculoskeletal drugs7
Ophthalmologic drugs6
Respiratory drugs6
Toxicology antidote drugs6
Multiple therapeutic classes8
Other*18
Number of critical drug shortages
Anesthetic and central nervous system drugs37
Anti-infective drugs34
Cardiovascular drugs27
Nutritive drugs18
Endocrine metabolic drugs16
Gastrointestinal drugs10
Oncology drugs10
Diagnostic drugs9
Blood modifier drugs7
Musculoskeletal drugs7
Ophthalmologic drugs6
Respiratory drugs6
Toxicology antidote drugs6
Multiple therapeutic classes8
Other*18
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This statistic describes the number of critical drug shortages from June 2011 to June 2013, sorted by theraputic class. With reaching 37 in that period, the highest number of critical shortages occured in the class of anesthetic and central nervous system drugs.
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