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Anemia drugs recalled over glass flakes

Posted on Oct 2, 2010 in Uncategorized

Shards could develop in vials of Epogen and Procrit, say drug makers Advertisement | ad info .By Deena Beasley   updated 9/24/2010 2:08:49 PM ET Share Print Font: +-LOS ANGELES — Amgen Inc is recalling hundred of lots of anemia drugs Epogen and Procrit, sold by Johnson & Johnson, because vials of the injectable medicines might develop tiny glass flakes that could cause blood clots and other serious health problems. Amgen, which sells Epogen, manufactures the identical drugs at a plant in Puerto Rico. Amgen spokeswoman Emma Hurley said the recall, which included 200 lots of Epogen, is not...

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