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Old 02-15-2012, 10:14 PM   #1
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Arrow Doctors scour drug supplies after fake Avastin found

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Fake Avastin shows very little protects drug supply

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A U.S. distributor of phony vials of the widely-used cancer drug Avastin aroused suspicion at doctor's offices as early as July, well before health regulators issued their own warning and sparked new alarm over counterfeit medicines.

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An official from one California oncology practice told Reuters it stopped buying drugs from Montana Healthcare in July when it noticed the products were missing a national health code necessary for billing and reimbursement.

"When we called Montana Healthcare to ask for their national health code they gave me the runaround. At that point we ceased all business," said the source, who asked not to be named because they did not have permission to speak to the media.

The practice did not contact the FDA at the time, but received a visit from agency officials a month ago who said they were investigating the supplier and that the medicines were being sourced abroad.
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Slap them? SLAP???

Not hardly. Anyone involved in this scam should face murder charges.
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