Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Chemist helps court identify fake drugs

From the Hamilton Spectator:
A Pfizer chemist who analysed dozens of Norvasc prescriptions dispensed at King West Pharmacy is helping a Hamilton court to sort out which customers got fake pills and which got the authentic tablets.

Dr. John Thomas said some of the medicine bottles patients handed over to the RCMP after it raided the pharmacy on June 15, 2005, contained no amlodipine besylate, the active ingredient patented by Pfizer Products Inc. to treat high-blood pressure. ...more

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