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Bacterial Contamination in NECC Betamethasone and Cardioplegia Solution

The FDA has found bacterial contamination in two additional drugs made by New England Compounding Center (NECC). According to the FDA: Laboratory results from samples of two additional recalled NECC products – preservative free betamethasone and cardioplegia solution – have tested…

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Ameridose Recall of all Products

Ameridose, a company connected to the New England Compounding Center (NECC), announced a recall of any unexpired products remaining in circulation. The recall is in response to an FDA notification that it will be seeking improvements in Ameridose’s sterility testing…

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Minnesota Meningitis Lawyers Representing NECC Epidural Steroid Injection Patients

Pritzker Hageman lawyers are representing over 40 patients who had epidural injections of steroid medication made by the New England Compounding Center (NECC), a compounding pharmacy licensed in Massachusetts. They have won several cases for meningitis clients, including over $6,000,o00…

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Fungal Meningitis in Minnesota: Risk for Medical Advanced Pain Specialists (MAPS) and Minnesota Surgery Center Patients

The CDC has confirmed the tenth Minnesota fungal meningitis case in a national outbreak linked to epidural steroid injection medication contaminated with fungus. The implicated medication is 3 lots of meythylprednisolone acetate (MPA) compounded by New England Compounding Center (NECC),…

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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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Meningitis Diagnosis after NECC Injection

Thousands of people were given spinal injections of potentially contaminated steroid medication made by New England Compounding Center (NECC).  The NECC medication, 3 lots of methylprednisolone acetate, has been linked to an outbreak of fungal meningitis. Attorney Fred Pritzker is…

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CDC Case Definition of NECC Fungal Meningitis Outbreak Victim

The CDC is making a distinction between patients exposed to one of 3 lots of methylprednisolone acetate linked to the national meningitis outbreak and other NECC medications. Below are the CDC case definitions for both kinds of patients, first those…

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Forsyth Street Ambulatory Surgery Center in Macon and Other Georgia Clinics and Hospitals Received NECC Drugs

Patients are still getting letters from Georgia clinics and hospitals telling them they were injected with a contaminated drug from New England Compounding Center (NECC), which has been linked to an outbreak of spinal meningitis caused by steroid medication (methylprednisolone…

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NECC Steroid Shot or Spinal Tap

Florida has over 20 CDC-confirmed cases of spinal meningitis linked to menthylprednisolone acetate compounded by New England Compounding Center (NECC). Three people have died. The methylprednisolone acetate implicated in the outbreak was sent to 8 clinics in Florida: FLORIDA PAIN…

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Bacteria and Mold Found at New England Compounding Center Facility

FDA inspections of the New England Compounding Center (NECC) facility in Framingham, MA, found unsanitary conditions throughout the facility, including rooms where methylprednisolone acetate was made. Three lots of the drug have been implicated in a fungal meningitis outbreak that…

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Investigation of New England Compounding Center Finds Evidence of Illegal Activity and Unsanitary Conditions

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDH) has released preliminary findings of its investigation of New England Compounding Center (NECC), the compounding pharmacy responsible for a multistate outbreak of fungal meningitis that has affected people in 17 states and caused…

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Important Information for People Who Received Injectable Drug Products from NECC

Attorney Fred Pritzker and his Bad Bug Law Team have filed a lawsuit against New England Compounding Center (NECC) and are preparing several other lawsuits on behalf of patients who had injections of steroid medication compounded by NECC. He is…