Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, July 1st, 2001
The agency and the manufacturers of the real drugs that are being counterfeited have sent warning notices to pharmacists, state health departments, and other medical professionals.
"It is unusual. We seem to have quite a little blitz here," FDA spokeswoman Laura Bradbard said of the counterfeits.
Lenore Gelb, another FDA spokeswoman, said the agency is treating the counterfeits as "potentially a national problem."
The first of the three fakes became known in January 2001 when drug-maker...
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