Counterfeit Cancer Medicine In The United States

Altuzan | The Maher Law Firm | Frank Eidson

The U.S. company, Medical Device King (also known as Pharmalogical) has distributed a cancer medicine that was not approved by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) FDA lab tests confirm that at least one batch of a counterfeit version of Roche’s Altuzan (bevacizumab) contains no active ingredient.  Aluzan, an injectable cancer medicine, is not approved [...]

Lack of regulations allow for counterfeit medications to gain global growth


Regulators have few ways to prevent fake medicines from reaching patients. Reuters (3/12, Berkrot) Lack of regulations make it hard to stop fake medications from getting to patients, and laws seeking to help may be years from enacted. Criminal and terrorist organizations are lured to counterfeit drug trade due to smaller penalties than illegal drug running. [...]