FDA warns of fake version of ADHD medication

General Health
The Wall Street Journal reports that the Food and Drug Administration is warning that a fake version of Adderall (amphetamine, dextroamphetamine mixed salts) is being sold on the Internet. The AP reports that the agency "says the product purports to be 30-milligram Adderall tablets, but it does not contain the right ingredients. The pills contain the pain drugs tramadol and acetaminophen instead." The Boston Globe reports that the agency, in a media statement, said, "Consumers should be extra cautious when buying their medicines from online sources." According to the FDA, "Rogue websites and distributors may especially target medicines in short supply for counterfeiting." (more…)
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