Birmingham Medical News: Compounding Pharmacies Coming Under Greater Scrutiny

December 06, 2012

With as many as 13,000 patients possibly exposed to fungal meningitis from tainted spinal steroid injections traced to a New England compounding pharmacy, the regulation of compounding pharmacies is once again heating up.

The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) released a list of 44 health care facilities in Alabama that received products from the compounding pharmacy, and nineteen Alabama residents have received contaminated steroid products from procedures performed in Tennessee and Florida. Although Dr. Don Williamson, State Health Officer, emphasized that the products shipped to Alabama facilities have no known association with the meningitis, nor have they been proven to be contaminated, both physician and patient alike have examined their use of compounded medications and whether or not they should be brought under greater regulatory scrutiny.

To read more about this topic, please see full article below

Download PDF


Legal Disclaimer:
No representation is made that the quality of services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.

Featured Attorneys

send article

TESTIMONIALS

  • “Dwight is a very knowledgeable corporate lending attorney. He seems to have specific competencies around multi-bank and syndicated loans, and is fair and practical. He has a good awareness of not only legal aspects of representing a bank in a commercial loan transaction, but also an awareness of the distinction between legal and business issues and the practical implications of each."

    -Chambers 2012

  • “He is efficient and understands me. He knows the balance between legal and business aspects.”

    -Chambers 2012

  • “He’s really a very, very good securities lawyer…"

    -Chambers 2012

  • “He is an outstanding OSHA attorney who has been very valuable in his area of expertise.”

    -Chambers 2012

  • “Mike Atchison is a gentleman and has a great legal mind. We use him for highly complex advisory work.”

    -Chambers 2012