Archive for 2017

Counterfeit fentanyl pills in West Virginia

Counterfeit fentanyl pills in West Virginia Click here to read PSM’s Fentanyl 101. Since 2012, drug traffickers have been selling North Americans counterfeit medications made from fentanyl, a dangerous painkiller 25-40 times stronger than heroin, and even stronger synthetic opioids like carfentanil. The problem has spread to at least 40 states, and many Americans have…

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Limbrel Capsules by Primus Pharmaceuticals: FDA Advisory – Linked to Potentially Life-Threatening Health Problems

In total, the FDA has received 194 adverse event reports regarding Limbrel, of those, 57 of the cases contained sufficient information to analyze in detail whether Limbrel was associated with an adverse event; 30 of these contained sufficient information to use the Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences (CIOMS) causality assessment method to determine the likelihood that an association between the consumption of Limbrel and the adverse events reported exists.

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Counterfeit fentanyl pills in Mississippi

Counterfeit fentanyl pills in Mississippi Click here to read PSM’s Fentanyl 101. Since 2012, drug traffickers have been selling North Americans counterfeit medications made from fentanyl, a dangerous painkiller 25-40 times stronger than heroin, and even stronger synthetic opioids like carfentanil. The problem has spread to at least 40 states, and many Americans have suffered…

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The ‘Price Savings’ of Drug Importation— Unboxing the Myth

Even if we broaden the scenario further, and assume that the importation of drugs into the United States from other industrialized countries become the norm, then it is still unreasonable to assume that global prices will remain stagnant. Instead, the resulting global prices that manufacturers negotiate will likely increase toward the initial U.S. prices. If, considering these dynamics, drug importation sounds counterproductive, that’s because it is.

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Reauthorization of Generic Drug User Fee Seen As A Win For Consumers

Starting in 2012, the Generic Drug User Fee Amendments helped increase the number of generic drug applications approved by the FDA. Having recently been reauthorized, the FDA looks forward to increasing the number of safe and affordable generic drugs available to American citizens…

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