After Fungal Meningitis Outbreak, Bill Cracks Down on Compounding Pharmacies

Massachusetts Bill Will Crack Down on Compounding Pharmacies to Prevent Another Fungal Meningitis Outbreak, Among Other ProblemsLast year, a nationwide outbreak of fungal meningitis caused several problems or patients and hospitals. The outbreak was eventually linked back to the New England Compounding Center, which sent tainted steroidal … [Read more...]

MRI Could Find Fungal Meningitis Outbreak without Symptoms

For Patients Who Received Tainted Steroid Injections, An MRI Screening Could Detect Fungal Meningitis OutbreakLast October, over 300 patients in several states discovered that they had received spinal steroid injections tainted with fungal meningitis. The fungal meningitis outbreak was traced back to a compounding pharmacy in New England, which … [Read more...]

FDA Warns South Carolina Compounding Pharmacy About Potential Fungal Meningitis

Warning Letter to Compounding Pharmacy Says Practices that Could Lead to Another Fungal Meningitis OutbreakThe United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) last week sent a warning letter to a compounding pharmacy in South Carolina that it must clean up its act, or it could cause another fungal meningitis outbreak.The drug company has been … [Read more...]

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