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Beware- Fake Botox

Beware- Fake Botox


Posted By on Apr 20, 2015

The Federal Drug Administration is warning physicians and patients that a fake version of Botox has made its way to the U.S. The FDA says the counterfeit drug might be sold to medical practices by an unauthorized supplier. Because the manufacturing, quality control, storage or handling of this counterfeit cannot be confirmed to meet U.S. safety standards, the FDA considers it unsafe and should not be used. Botox, a purified form of...

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The United States is the biggest medical device market in the world with sales likely reaching $133 billion in 2016. Mostly medical devices save and improve lives. But, not all devices undergo the same rigorous review process before hitting the market. Some new medical devices bypass scrutiny by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) via a fast-track approval process called the 510(k) program. If a manufacturer can prove that its...

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