The term “medical food” was first defined by statute in the Orphan Drug Act Amendments of 1988. The medical food category is closely related to the already existing category of “foods for special dietary use,” authorized by the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FDC Act), section 403(j). In very simplified terms, medical foods and … Read more
Medical foods offer physicians an additional tool for approaching and managing complex disease states. Medical Foods provide the human body with the tools required to manage specific chronic conditions and disease states. They can be used as a standalone therapy or administered with traditional pharmaceuticals.