Shoddy production

Collier, Roger
March 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/3/2009, Vol. 180 Issue 5, p505
Academic Journal
The article reports that pharmaceutical company Actavis Inc. has been told by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that it can resume making and selling drugs when it meets "Good Manufacturing Practice" standards. Actavis was told by the FDA to close one of its plants because of the incorrect manufacturing of its heart drug Digitek. It was found that the company produced the drug twice as thick as its original size which could result to increased dosage.


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