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Main Street Family Pharmacy: Injections Investigation

By Florida Department of Health, Office of Communications

June 11, 2013

The Florida Department of Health (DOH) is partnering with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), state partners and other state health departments to monitor reports of adverse reactions associated with steroid injections of methylprednisolone acetate (MPA) compounded at Main Street Family Pharmacy, LLC., of Newbern, TN.

UPDATE: June 11, 2013—Florida has identified a 14th case of adverse reaction associated with a steroid injection of methylprednisolone acetate (MPA). At this time, each of Florida’s currently identified cases of adverse reaction are associated with skin abscesses following intra-muscular injections of MPA.

View DOH’s May 29, 2013 Video Statement regarding Florida cases of adverse reaction following injections of MPA.

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