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Topic Title: Save $ but be wary of expired/mishandled product
Created On: 04/01/2010 01:26 PM
 04/01/2010 01:26 PM

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[p]In the NY Times today was an [url=http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/01/opinion/01eban.html]OpEd by Katherine Eban[/url], the author of “Dangerous Doses: A True Story of Cops, Counterfeiters and the Contamination of America’s Drug Supply.” and J. Aaron Graham, a former agent for the Food and Drug Administration’s Office of Criminal Investigations. They were discussing a recent theft of psychotic drugs from a Lilly warehouse. However, what caught my eye was [url=http://press.novonordisk-us.com/index.php?s=43&item=204]the theft[/url] and subsequent fencing that they mentioned of 120,000 vials of Novo-Nordisk's Levemir long-acting insulin. Some of this Levemir ended up being used in Texas - and those using it [url=http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm180239.htm]had hyperglycemia because the insulin had degraded[/url]. So, a word to the wise. When it comes to buying products from unknown sources, Caveat Emptor! [/p]

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