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  • Pharmacy Pays Doctors To Write Prescriptions

    Posted By The Maher Law Firm || 28-Dec-2012

    Victory Pharma Inc. - a San Diego based pharmacy, agreed on Thursday to pay a $11.4 million dollar settlement to resolve federal civil and criminal liability claims it paid kickbacks to doctors to induce them to write prescriptions for Victory's products, including prescriptions for patients covered by Medicare. The prescription medications - Naprelan - a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory or ...
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  • Compounding Pharmacy Regulations

    Posted By The Maher Law Firm || 20-Dec-2012

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) commissioner, Margaret Hamburg, met yesterday with representatives of all 50 states to discuss new regulations for compounding pharmacies. The FDA regulates drug manufacturers but it has no regulation over compounding pharmacies. Compounding facilities custom make medications for people who cannot take normal forms of drugs. This is usually done on a per ...
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  • Telaprevir (Incivek) | Hep C

    Posted By The Maher Law Firm || 20-Dec-2012

    Telaprevir, a oral drug used to treat hepatitis C, will now carry a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) black box warning due to the risk of a potentially fatal rash. Telaprevir, manufactured by Vertex Pharmaceuticals, is also marketed under brand names Incivek and Incivo. A black box warning is the strongest warning that the FDA requires and is used when a drug has a significant risk of serious or ...
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  • GranuFlo | Naturalyte

    Posted By The Maher Law Firm || 18-Dec-2012

    GranuFlo is a dry powder form of acid known as sodium diacetate. GranuFlo is a dialysate mixture, manufactured by Fresenius Medical Care Labs. It is used during dialysis, (a process that removes toxic waste from the blood system by neutralizing the acids that build up in the blood). With GranuFlo, dialysis clinics can mix their own acid concentrate solutions using ultra-pure water, bicarbonate ...
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