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Pfizer Japan drawn into valsartan recall after finding API from Mylan is tainted

The global recall of valsartan has now extended to Pfizer and to Japan, via Mylan and India. According to a translated copy of its announcement, Pfizer’s Tokyo-based Japanese subsidiary said it is recalling from the country five lots of its blood pressure combo drug Amubaro because its API contains impurities that are probable carcinogens. The recall began… Read More »

Three critical after festival overdoses

Three revellers are fighting for life and eight others remain in hospital after a series of suspected drug overdoses at music festivals in Victoria and NSW at the weekend. While three men aged in their 20s are in a critical condition after apparent overdoses at the Rainbow Serpent Festival near Ballarat in Victoria, NSW health… Read More »