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Hong Kong Tests Clear Europharm Of More Gout-Drug Contaminant

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

Hong Kong health authorities report that all of Europarm's 41 pharmaceuticals have proved devoid of the rhizopus mold so far. The tests were conducted after Europharm products containing allopurinol were ordered recalled. The drugs at issue are indicated for treating gout and were discovered by a University of Hong Kong study to be contaminated. A Department of Health spokesman said laboratory tests were continuing and final results were expected in a few days. (Click here for more



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