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St. Petersburg Compounding Pharmacy Recalls Sterile Drugs

May 9, 2013
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The Compounding Shop in St. Petersburg has agreed to recall all of its sterile drugs, the Tampa Bay Times reports. The FDA says it’s a precaution and there have been no reports of illness. As Health News Florida reported last month, that pharmacy was included on a list of pharmacies where federal investigators found dangerous conditions

Source: Tampabay

ST. PETERSBURG - A local compounding pharmacy has agreed to recall all its sterile drugs after a recent inspection uncovered potential safety problems, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday. Federal health inspectors discovered "exposed rust" and "numerous splattered brownish stains" on equipment used to prepare injectable drugs and eye medications at the Compounding Shop, raising the possibility that the medications could be contaminated.

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