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Oversight still lacking in Florida for compounding pharmacies

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Last November, President Obama signed a law called the “Drug Quality and Security Act,” which is designed to give the Food and Drug Administration more authority over “bulk compounders.” However, the responsibility for “traditional compounding pharmacies” still seems to be with individual states. These are terms that may be unfamiliar to most people. Compounding… Read More »

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FDA: Dietary Supplement Ingredient DMAA Dangerous

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

The Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning of a dangerous ingredient found in dietary supplements. In its advisory last week, the FDA said it will try to eliminate all supplements containing DMAA, which is found in supplements including OxyElite Pro and Jack3d. DMAA can cause increased blood pressure, shortness of breath, chest… Read More »

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