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Pharmacy Creations Issues Recall, Infection Risk

Pharmacy Creations issued a recall of four product lots after tests indicated they may not be sterile. The tests were conducted by Front Range, Inc., the company’s former independent testing laboratory (why former?). Pharmacy Creations is a compounding pharmacy, meaning…

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Recall of IV Bag Drugs, Mold Infection Risk

Med Prep Consulting, Inc. recalled all lots of all products compounded at its facility after the pharmacy was notified by a Connecticut hospital that it observed visible particulate contaminants in 50 ml bags of MAGNESIUM SULFATE 2GM IN DEXTROSE 5%…

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Bacillus and other Bacateria Found in NECC Betamethasone and Cardioplegia Solution

The FDA and CDC have found bacteria in two additional products recalled recalled by New England Compounding Center (NECC), a compounding pharmacy: preservative-free injectable betamethasone and cardioplegia solution. Previously, the fungus Exserohilum rostratum was identified in NECC-supplied, preservative-free methylprednisolone acetate…

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What is a Compounding Pharmacy and Was it Illegal for NECC to Sell Methylprednisolone Acetate in Bulk?

The meningitis outbreak linked to New England Compounding Center (NECC) has grown to over 350 CDC-confirmed cases. According to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH), NECC, a compounding pharmacy licensed in MA, acted like a regular drug manufacturer by…

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Epidural Meningitis Lawsuit against New England Compounding Center

Pritzker Hageman attorneys are investigating epidural meningitis cases in patients who had epidural shots for back pain containing steroids compounded by New England Compounding Center (NECC), a compounding pharmacy located in Framingham, MA. To date, 105 patients in 9 states…

Fungus in NECC Drugs Cause Fungal Outbreak Infection
Can I Sue NECC and the Clinic for Meningitis Linked to My Epidural Steroid Injection?

Patients who developed fungal meningitis (and some stroke) after having an epidural steroid injection are wondering if they can sue the maker of the steroid medication and the clinic where the injection was done for compensation. Depending on the facts…

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Steroid Recall Due to Meningitis and Stroke Risk

The New England Compounding Center (NECC) has issued a recall of certain lots of steroid injection after reports of fungal meningitis (from Aspergillus fumigatus, Exserohilum and possibly other fungi) and stroke associated with the product, methylprednisolone acetate infection. The outbreak of fungal…

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Meningitis and Stroke from Steroid Injection in Virginia

Attorneys Fred Pritzker and David Szerlag are leading our Bad Bug Law Team in an investigation of the multi-state outbreak of fungal (Aspergillus, Exserohilum and perhaps other fungi) meningitis and stroke caused by steroid injections in the spinal area for pain.…