News tagged with fungal meningitis

Consumer watchdog asks FDA to revisit compounders

(AP)—A government watchdog group is calling on the Food and Drug Administration to re-inspect more than a dozen specialty pharmacies with prior records of violations, in light of a recent deadly outbreak tied to compounded ...

Nov 29, 2012
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Senate questions pharmacy boards after outbreak

(AP)—A Senate committee investigating a deadly outbreak of meningitis wants to know how regulators in all 50 states oversee specialty pharmacies like the one that triggered the illness.

Nov 19, 2012
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A heavy price for cheaper drugs

You get what you pay for. This maxim is proving true all over again when it comes to steroid injections used to alleviate back pain. Making safe and effective versions of such drugs involves manufacturing steps that aren't ...

Oct 23, 2012
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