Friday, July 21, 2017

07/21/2017 03:40 PM EDT

Charlotte, NC, Ultra Shop Supplement is voluntarily recalling Super Panther 7K capsules, [1 count blister card Lot#: RO846356 and 6 count bottle Lot RO246852 within expiry], distributed by SX Power Co., Brooklyn, NY, to the consumer level. FDA analysis found samples of Super Panther 7K to be tainted with undeclared sildenafil and tadalafil, active ingredients in two FDA-approved prescription drug products, also known as phosphodiesterate 5-inhibitors (PDE-5), used to treat erectile dysfunction (ED).

Attorney General talks opioids in Wytheville

Southwest Virginia Today-3 hours ago
The attorney general said heroin use had been at a consistent level for decades and then once opioidpain medicines hit the market, heroin use began to grow .

How Health Insurers Are Fighting Opioid Addiction

NerdWallet (blog)-6 hours ago
The number of prescriptions written for opioids, a class of strong painkillers, has risen dramatically in the past few years. It has fueled a nationwide addiction ...

Hard Questions for a Company at the Center of the Opioid Crisis

New York Times-4 hours ago
What do opioids have to do with corporate governance at McKesson? A lot, according to some of its shareholders. They say that leadership lapses at McKesson

As Feds Talk, States Act: A Survey of Recent State Actions to Rein in ...

JD Supra (press release)-7 hours ago
Following the passage of such laws in Vermont and Maryland, other states are considering laws to increase transparency among pharmacy benefit managers ...

DEA clarifies guidance on forwarding unfilled e-prescribed ...

Drug Store News-6 hours ago
It removes the step for pharmacists of contacting a physician to send a new prescription when another pharmacy is unable to fill a patients e-prescription.

Abbott settles grey market goods dispute with pharmacy

Life Sciences Intellectual Property Review (subscription)-8 hours ago
Abbott Laboratories has settled its dispute with a Florida-based pharmacy accused of selling grey market goods. The healthcare company sued the pharmacy, ...

Amarillo woman claims local pharmacy paralyzed her face

KFDA-5 minutes ago
However, she contends this injection which was mixed at King's CompoundingPharmacy was not properly mixed. "It was fear, total fear at the start because I ...

Pharmacists and the $1.3 billion Medicare fraud case

Pharmacists and the $1.3 billion Medicare fraud case

MultiBriefs Exclusive (blog)-46 minutes ago
Compounded medications. Another target ... We will continue to find, arrest, prosecute, convict and incarcerate fraudsters and drug dealers wherever they are.".

Provincetown sex shop ordered to halt demos of erection drug

Wicked Local Provincetown-22 hours ago
“From Dr. Jorgensen's complaint Trimix is a 'very complicated, last-resort compounded drug that is normally used by men for whom all other options have failed.

Lawfirm to File Lawsuit Against King's Compounding Pharmacy

Lawfirm to File Lawsuit Against King's Compounding Pharmacy: The lawsuit alleges King’s Compounding Pharmacy improperly mixed a drug and paralyzed an Amarillo woman’s face.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Keeping the U.S. Prescription Drug Supply Chain Among the Safest in the World

Keeping the U.S. Prescription Drug Supply Chain Among the Safest in the World

DOJ announces takedown of Dark Web market AlphaBay

CNN International-5 hours ago
Washington (CNN) The Department of Justice and its international partners announced Thursday a takedown of a massive Dark Web marketplace that was ...
AlphaBay and Hansa dark web markets shut down
Highly Cited-BBC News-7 hours ago

DOJ announces takedown of 'dark net' site where Utah teen bought ...

Salt Lake Tribune-5 hours ago
The U.S. Department of Justice announced Thursday the takedown of the dark webmarket AlphaBay — a site where they say a Park City boy bought the ...

Local man faces criminal charges of pharmacy fraud hours ago
He faces allegations that his Advantage Pharmacy, located on Hwy. ... The civil suit says Advantage was paid $155 million for compounded medications by ...

Imprimis Pharmaceuticals Announces $16 Million Debt Facility with ...

PR Newswire (press release)-9 hours ago
Other than drugs compounded at a registered outsourcing facility, all Imprimis compoundedformulations may only be prescribed pursuant to a physician ...

Destin resident cooperating in health care fraud case

Destin Log-9 hours ago
The case focused on the business practices of Northside Pharmacy, a Haleyville, Alabama, company that did business as Global Compounding Pharmacy.
BREAKING: Latest Senate ACA repeal bill would lead to 22 million more uninsured
There would be 22 million fewer Americans with health insurance in 2026 under the latest version of the Senate Republican bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, the same coverage loss as under the previous version, the Congressional Budget Office said Thursday READ MORE

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Susan Collins wasn't invited to the emergency GOP health-care ...

The Week Magazine-1 hour ago
Senate Republicans apparently waited until the very last minute to tell Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) about their emergency meeting on health care Wednesday ...

CBO: Obamacare repeal would boost uninsured by 32M

State pharmacy board terminates Potters

West Virginia MetroNews-11 hours ago
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Board of Pharmacy has dismissed David Potters as its executive director and general counsel. The board made the ...

WV Board of Pharmacy dismisses director

Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)-17 hours ago
The West Virginia Board of Pharmacy has dismissed its executive director amid a review of rules that require drug distributors to report on pharmacies that order ...

Safeway to pay $3M settlement over pharmacy record-keeping issue hours ago
Investigators eventually reviewed practices at all Safeway pharmacies from 2009 to 2014, and they found that Safeway pharmacies frequently failed to report ...

Ex-FDA Head's Comments May Put Meningitis Cases In Peril

Law360 (subscription)-14 hours ago
Law360, Boston (July 18, 2017, 4:36 PM EDT) -- Three pharmacy employees ... lying about what sort of company the New England Compounding Center was.

Judge weighs charge against three in meningitis outbreak case

Reuters-17 hours ago
A former executive and two ex-employees at a Massachusetts compoundingpharmacy urged a federal judge on Tuesday to dismiss a criminal charge that they ...

Vet-Rx wary of new possible pharmacy regulations hours ago
Soderlund talked about regulatory hurdles for the family's animal compoundingpharmacy. Compounding has long been the task of pharmacists; father Bill Sr.

Judge Denies Motion To Dismiss Criminal Charges In Dermorphin Case by Natalie Voss | 07.19.2017 | 2:15am

06/29/2017ChemRite CoPac, Inc.Detroit District OfficeCGMP/Finished Pharmaceuticals/AdulteratedNot Issued *
06/30/2017Nature's Health Company, LLCCincinnati District OfficeNew Drug/MisbrandedNot Issued *
07/06/2017Tubilux Pharma SpaCenter for Drug Evaluation and ResearchCGMP/Finished Pharmaceuticals/AdulteratedNot Issued *
07/06/2017Irie Star LLCKansas City District OfficeNew Drug/Labeling/MisbrandedNot Issued *
07/11/2017Black Seed Herb, Inc.New York District OfficeCGMP/Manufacturing, Packaging, Labeling, or Holding Operations for Dietary Supplements/AdulteratedNot Issued *

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Whitaker v. Collier, 16-20364 (5th Cir. 07/07/2017)

Texas Lawyer-9 hours ago
The plaintiffs further aver that the BUD that the compounding pharmacy assigned to the pentobarbital "is not supported by the relevant provisions of the [United ..

NJ Shore Towns Face FBI Probe into FF Health Plans (press release) (registration) (blog)-6 hours ago
Federal probes in other jurisdictions have previously focused on kickback schemes involving compounding pharmacies filling prescriptions for costly topical pain ..

Recall Active for Compounding Drug

Recall Active for Compounding Drug
07/17/2017 12:05 PM EDT

The Food and Drug Administration is advising consumers not to purchase or use Royal Honey VIP, a product promoted and sold for sexual enhancement. This product was identified by FDA during an examination of international mail shipments.
07/17/2017 12:05 PM EDT

The Food and Drug Administration is advising consumers not to purchase or use Kingdom Honey for Her, a product promoted and sold for sexual enhancement. This product was identified by FDA during an examination of international mail shipments
07/17/2017 12:05 PM EDT

The Food and Drug Administration is advising consumers not to purchase or use Rhino 7 Platinum 5000, a product promoted and sold for sexual enhancement on various websites and possibly in some retail stores.