FDA warns about bad Botox from Canada

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – All of us have taken the opportunity at some point to save face; but according to a recent statement sent out by the Food and Drug Administration it may soon be impossible for some Americans to save face of a different sort.

Apparently a shipment of botched Botox sent to 350 U.S. medical practices from Canadian Pharmacies were deemed unsafe by the FDA which prompted an advisory saying, “In virtually all cases, importing or causing the importation of unapproved prescription medications from foreign sources violates the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and is illegal.”

The FDA also asks the U.S. doctors to order their drugs from licensed U.S. pharmacies only.

This is the latest in a laundry list of drug warnings made by the agency.

On four separate occasions American medical practices were warned they received counterfeit versions of the cancer drugs Avastin and Altuzan from Canada.

In the case of the bad Botox, it seems the safest way to become wrinkle free and save face is to simply take your face off.


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