FDA Warns Of Counterfeit Drug
A few weeks ago, I wrote about pharmaceuticals that could be counterfeit. (“Are your SSRI’s…”SSR-NOTS”?!”) Just this week the “FDA has seen an increase of medication fakes hitting our shores.” The meds that CNN was talking about are cancer medications, not psychotropics or common meds for Bipolar, Depression or Anxiety…see: Over-Medicated: Counterfeit Pharmaceuticals – Why YOU Should Be Worried
The FDA says a counterfeit version of the anti-cancer drug Avastin may have been purchased and used in practices in the United States.
A counterfeit version of the anti-cancer drug Avastin may have been purchased and used in a number of medical facilities in the United States, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned Wednesday.
Medication Bottles: [Painting Tic-Tacs half blue to look like pills and medication capsules.]
Caption: Counterfeit Pharmaceuticals!
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