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The Deadly Counterfeit Drug Trade Thrives in Iowa Download our PDF Download our most recent information sheet, which summarizes counterfeit drug incidents in Iowa. Counterfeit News in IowaSioux City Man Gets 18 Months in Federal Prison for Selling Unapproved Erectile Dysfunction DrugsMarch 15, 2022Operator of Illegal Pharmacy Pleads GuiltyJanuary 5, 2022Iowa Man Pleads Guilty to…

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Counterfeit Fentanyl Pills Harming Iowa Residents

The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Iowa issued a warning to residents about counterfeit pills made with fentanyl being sold on the streets around the state. Shortly after this announcement, the DOJ announced guilty pleas from two Waverly residents charged with selling counterfeit pills made with carfentanil and cyclopropyl fentanyl that they purchased off the Internet…

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Iowa Oncologist Pays $176,460 Fine in Illegally Imported Cancer Drugs Case

Dr. Magdy Elsawy has admitted to no wrongdoing in his settlement, however it was originally alleged he provided non-FDA approved cancer medications to his patients, defrauded Medicare, and provided treatments to patients that were more complex than needed or entirely medically unneeded. North Iowa Today is reporting that the owner and lead physician at Hematology…

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