Monday, September 17, 2007

Leukemia Drugs, this time

The parade goes on. China is recalling two types of leukemia drugs which it says were tainted and could cause complications to patients who took them. The drugs,produced by a pharmaceutical company in Shanghai, include methotrexate and cytarabin hydrochloride.

The health ministry and the State Food and Drug Administration said the drugs were mistakenly blended with an anti-cancer medicine during production.

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