FDA Unit Pursues Illegal Web Pharmacies
Jan 15, 2014 - 12:27:14 PM
Medicines offered by these sites are often stolen or counterfeit. An unsuspecting consumer may be buying a medicine that does not have the active ingredient that will make it effective, or it may have undisclosed ingredients that could endanger their health or even be life-threatening.
Read this Consumer Update to learn more about the Cybercrimes Investigations Unit's work to shut down rogue pharmacy websites.
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