FDA warns online pet vendors including Chewy for selling unapproved and misbranded drugs

FDA warns online pet vendors including Chewy for selling unapproved and misbranded drugs

topline The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning nine online pet vendors, including popular retailer Chewy, not to carry illegally sold over-the-counter antibacterial drugs, including antibiotics like penicillin, that …

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TGA issues safety alert after compounding pharmacy exploits ‘loophole’ to manufacture replicas of Ozempic

Four syringes of compounded semaglutide, lying on a table.

Australia’s medicines regulator has issued a public safety warning over unauthorized imitations of popular weight loss drug Ozempic, after an ABC investigation revealed hundreds of patients ordered off-brand versions online. …

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Poison centers receive numerous calls related to overdoses from injectable weight loss drugs

Poison centers receive numerous calls related to overdoses from injectable weight loss drugs

Poison control centers across the United States say they have seen a sharp increase in calls related to semaglutide, an injectable drug used for diabetes and weight loss, with some …

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Nephron faces lawsuit after painkiller rival says it sells without FDA approval

Nephron Pharmaceuticals in Lexington County produces and packages a wide range of medicines.

Nephron Pharmaceuticals in Lexington County manufactures and packages a variety of drugs. Tracy Glanz tglantz@thestate.com Lexington County-based Nephron Pharmaceuticals is being sued by another drug manufacturer, which claims Nephron products …

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