|A Dangerous Internet Drug Mistake|
|Reuters News Wire (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
Fri, 16 Feb 2007 17:10:49 -0600
A drug used to treat schizophrenia was mailed to some consumers who|
had ordered other medications via the Internet, and several users had
to seek emergency treatment because they could not breathe,
U.S. health officials said on Friday.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said that instead of receiving
Sold legally as Haldol by Johnson & Johnson and in other generic
Buying medication online has been controversial.
Sales of drugs from other countries over the Internet is illegal in
In the latest incident, the agency said, packages were postmarked from
Consumers had been trying to order specific drugs online, including
The agency said those who have received medications from an Internet
"If the tablets received from an Internet seller resemble those in the
Copyright 2007 Reuters Limited.
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