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Pharmacy Recall Due to Possible Fungal Contamination

Updated Recall Information: On June 6, 2013, the FDA reported that it has identified bacterial and fungal growth in samples from two unopened vials of preservative-free (PF) methylprednisolone acetate (MPA) manufactured by Main Street Family Pharmacy. The microbial growth was…

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Paraspinal and Spinal Infections from Injections

To date there are 320 CDC-confirmed cases of paraspinal and spinal infections without meningitis liked to steroid injections of methylprednisolone acetate made by New England Compounding Center (NECC). Pritzker Hageman attorneys are representing dozens of people with fungal infections and…

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Lawsuits against NECC for Fungal Meningitis are Asking for Millions

Lawsuits against New England Compounding Center (NECC) are seeking millions from the company for cases of fungal infection (primarily fungal meningitis). The number of CDC-confirmed cases of fungal meningitis (368) has not grown for several days, leading health officials to…

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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…