Thursday, May 30, 2013

5/30/13 Florida Illnesses from Main Street Family Pharmacy -13 new illnesses linked to TN drug compounder

In a statement released Wednesday, Florida officials said adverse reactions were limited to skin abscesses and did not involve any life-threatening conditions. The disclosure boosts the total number of cases in the growing cluster to 20, including five in Illinois and two in North Carolina.
According to Florida health officials, the victims were all given intramuscular injections of methylprednisolone acetate shipped from the Main Street Family Pharmacy in Newbern, Tenn. Four Florida facilities received the suspect drugs.