Texas Compounding Pharmacy Issues Dangerous Drug Recall

Another Dangerous Drug Recall from a Compounding Pharmacy Issued After 15 Infections Reported After last fall’s fungal meningitis dangerous drug recall, another compounding pharmacy, this time in Texas, has reported a series of infections related to its products and has issued a recall. Specialty Compounding, LLC, of Cedar Park, Texas, has … [Read more...]

Voluntary Drug Recall for Sterile Injectable Drugs

Company Issues Voluntary Drug Recall for Non-Expired Sterile Injectable Drugs On Wednesday, July 23rd, the FDA and Unique Pharmaceuticals announced a voluntary drug recall on behalf of the pharmaceutical manufacturer for all non-expired sterile injectable drugs. Unique Pharmaceuticals manufactured the products for sterile use in Temple, Texas, … [Read more...]

Federal Bill to Regulate Compounding Pharmacies Passes Congress

Bill to Regulate Compounding Pharmacies, Prevent Outbreaks like Last Year’s Meningitis, Passes House and Senate Unopposed A new piece of legislation, which began forming last year just weeks after the horror of the meningitis outbreak news broke, aims to heavily regulate compounding pharmacies, which had previously flown under the radar of FDA … [Read more...]

Former Compounding Pharmacy Owners Face Murder Charges

Owners of Compounding Pharmacy Linked to Fungal Meningitis Outbreak Face Murder Charges Former employees and the owners of the New England Compounding Center (NECC), the compounding pharmacy responsible for the huge fungal meningitis outbreak in 2012, now face criminal charges including murder. On Wednesday, December 17th, indictments were … [Read more...]

Compounding Pharmacy and FDA Issue Drug Recall

Another Compounding Pharmacy Faces Drug Recall The FDA has alerted hospitals, healthcare professionals, and patients that the Abrams Compounding Pharmacy, in Dallas, TX, has issued a voluntary drug recall for injectable medications, IV injections, eye drops, nasal sprays, inhalation solutions, eye ointments, and pellet implants. The compounds … [Read more...]

Safety Problems with Compounding Pharmacies Continue

Despite New Federal Regulation, Compounding Pharmacies Continue to Cause Health Hazards In 2012, a sudden outbreak of fungal meningitis that began in Tennessee, but quickly popped up elsewhere across the US, was traced back to the New England Compounding Center, a compounding pharmacy that created drugs in such an unsanitary environment that … [Read more...]

Feds Seize $18 Million from Compounding Pharmacy Responsible for Fungal Meningitis Outbreak

Compounding Pharmacy Owners on House Arrest for Fungal Meningitis Outbreak, Murder Charges In mid-December, two former high-ranking officials involved in managing the controversial New England Compounding Center, the compounding pharmacy at the center of the deadly 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak, were placed under house arrest while they await … [Read more...]

Drug Compounding Pharmacy Bill Signed into Law

President Obama Signs Drug Compounding Pharmacy Regulatory Bill into Law On Wednesday, November 27th, President Obama signed a bill aimed to regulate drug compounding pharmacies into law. The bill passed the House and the Senate without opposition on Monday, November 18th, and has now officially been signed into law by the president the following … [Read more...]

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