Gluten in Medicine

Walgreens tells pharmacists they should not counsel that any given medication is gluten-free

Where does this leave people with celiac disease and other gluten-related disorders? The handout posted below was provided to Gluten Free Watchdog by a consumer. She received this information when she picked up her prescription. Gluten Free Watchdog is requesting comment on the handout as we contemplate next steps. Please also read the information below the photo. Thank you!

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Gluten in Medicine Disclosure Act of 2021 (originally posted on April 22, 2021)

Note: This act does not appear to have made […]

Gluten in Medicine Disclosure Act of 2021

On April 8, 2021, Representative Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) introduced bill H.R.2435 “to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require the label of a drug that is intended for human use and contains an ingredient that is derived directly or indirectly from a gluten-containing grain to identify each such ingredient, and for other purposes.” Representative Steve Stivers (R-OH) is co-sponsor. This bill is in committee and has not yet been sent to the House. For more information, […]

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