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FDA warns of seven infections tied to steroid injections from Tennessee pharmacy

Ross Cronkrite | Science Recorder | May 26, 2013

FDA warns of seven infections tied to steroid injections from Tennessee pharmacy

The Main Street Family Pharmacy is currently on probation as a result of a recent inspection.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday that it received reports of seven illnesses tied to steroid injections compounded by Main Street Family Pharmacy. According to a news release from the Tennessee Department of Public Health, the reports of adverse events came from patients in Illinois and North Carolina.

According to CNN, the seven patients developed abscesses.

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