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MAY 24, 2013 - Yahoo! News

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FDA warns of potentially tainted compounded steroids

(Reuters) - The Food and Drug Administration said on Friday it has received seven reports of negative reactions by patients who took steroid injections compounded by a pharmacy in Tennessee. The FDA said full clinical information about the patients is still being gathered but it suggested that at least some of the problems were caused by infections and "at least one of these infections appears to be fungal in nature." The steroid in question is same one - methylprednisolone acetate - that was linked to a meningitis outbreak last year that has killed some 53 people and sickened more than 700. ... Read More

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