Part 2 of The Year in Review
Fake medications have infiltrated the legitimate supply
chain in the United States in 2012 through doctor’s offices, bricks and mortar
pharmacies and through direct-to-consumer purchasing on the internet.
Fake drugs containing dangerous ingredients
have been found for purchasing from unlicensed internet pharmacies, and drug
diverters have infiltrated brick and mortar pharmacies with black market medications.
This is a reprint of an FDA Alert. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning the public that the potentially harmful product Reumofan Plus, marketed as a dietary supplement, is being relabeled and sold under the name “WOW.” The product is being marketed to treat arthritis, muscle pain, osteoporosis, bone cancer, and other…[...]