Thirty-one light blue pills seized in a drug investigation were identified by the Kansas Bureau of Investigation as counterfeits made with fentanyl in the first week of June, 2019. The pills were marked with the markings of legitimate oxycodone. The Parson Sun reports that the pills were discovered in a Parsons, KS, motel room on…[...]
PSM started to track reported incidences of counterfeit pills made with fentanyl in October 2015. With the recent seizure in Kansas City, Kansas is the 47th state in which PSM has documented these deadly fake pills having been found in…[...]
Counterfeit Pills Have Made Steady Inroads in Kansas Download our PDF Download our most recent information sheet, which summarizes counterfeit drug activity in Kansas. Counterfeit News in Kansas Read more news about counterfeit medicine in Kansas. Additional PSM Coverage 16-year-old in Kansas Killed by Fake Pill Sold on Snapchat February 11, 2022 KANSAS: Pills Seized…[...]
Example of counterfeit Botox courtesy USFDA. The former owner of a Leawood, Kansas business, Midwest Medical Aesthetics, has been charged with importation of misbranded drugs. Kathleen Stegman has been charged with illegally importing $194,000 worth of non-FDA approved “Botox,” Dysport,” “Restylane,” “Perlane,” and “Sculptra,” according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Stegman is currently…[...]
A series of recent cases across the country illustrate how dangerous unlicensed and counterfeit cosmetic treatments can be. Having filler injected should be considered a medical procedure, not a cosmetic treatment. The FDA has NOT approved liquid silicone or silicone gel for injection to fill wrinkles or augment tissues anywhere in the body.
In the last two months, three cases illustrated just how dangerous it is to seek beauty treatment injections from anyone other than a licensed medical professional . . .[...]