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FDA Must Do More To Ensure Safety Of Compound Drugs

Rob Sawicki | Posted 06.30.2016 | Politics
Rob Sawicki

While compounded drugs can be beneficial to individual patients, there are also serious safety concerns about compounding pharmacies that require greater oversight than is currently being pursued by the FDA.

FDA Took 684 Days To Warn Meningitis-Linked New England Compounding Center

Reuters | Posted 01.21.2013 | Healthy Living

By Tim McLaughlin BOSTON, Nov 21 (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration took 684 days to issue a warning letter after unco...

Congress Must Step in to Prevent Another Deadly Meningitis Outbreak

Lynn R. Goldman | Posted 11.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Lynn R. Goldman

Lawmakers will hold the first hearings this week to investigate the deadly outbreak of meningitis in the United States. Those hearings represent a step in the right direction, but Congress must follow up with legislative action -- or run the risk that this outbreak will be followed by others.

Meningitis-Linked Pharmacy Shipped Drugs Before Sterility Results

Reuters | Posted 12.23.2012 | Healthy Living

* Meningitis outbreak has killed 23 people and infected 304 * State vows to regulate compounding pharmacies more strictly ...

Pharmacy Tied to Meningitis Deaths Side-Stepped Punishment In 2006

Reuters | Posted 12.23.2012 | Small Business

BOSTON, Oct 22 (Reuters) - The pharmacy tied to a deadly U.S. meningitis outbreak fended off discipline from health regulators in 2006 that could ha...

Feds Raid Pharmacy Linked With Meningitis Outbreak

Reuters | Posted 12.17.2012 | Healthy Living

By Svea Herbst-Bayliss and Bill Berkrot BOSTON/NEW YORK, Oct 16 (Reuters) - Federal agents on Tuesday raided the Massachusetts pharmac...

Congressman Calls For Investigation To See If Meningitis-Linked Pharmacy Broke Federal Laws

Reuters | Posted 12.16.2012 | Healthy Living

* Federal agents raid New England Compounding Center * FDA "can't assure the sterility" of NECC products * CDC says 231 ...

Company At Center Of Meningitis Outbreak Facing State Investigations

Reuters | Posted 12.13.2012 | Business

* Prison sentence possible if violations found in Michigan * Case shows patchwork nature of state regulations on compounders ...

Brown Acts After Being Linked To Spread Of Deadly Infection

Reuters | Posted 12.11.2012 | Politics

BOSTON, Oct 10 (Reuters) - The campaign of U.S. Senator Scott Brown said on Wednesday it would donate to charity the campaign contributions received...