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  1. Private hospitals, doctors switch drugs with little difficulty

    Posted Mar 11th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... cent of the 500 drugs it commonly used, the hospital said. It had placed orders for replacements from other local companies and about 80 per cent of the drugs had already been shipped, said ... drugs made by the company that invented them. Deputy medical superintendent Kwong Kwok-hay said it was not difficult to find substitutes for the 20 Europharm products it had stopped using. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/672887/private-hospitals-doctors-switch-drugs-little-difficulty
  2. Contamination exposes defects in safety system, experts say

    Posted Mar 10th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Martin Wong

    ... Ella Lee and Martin Wong The drug contamination incident had exposed serious defects in the pharmaceutical safety system, medical critics said yesterday. The Department of Health, which ... Po-based Europharm, had become contaminated with fungi. The department does not conduct laboratory tests on pharmaceutical products used in the city. Health officials failed to spot any problem ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/672774/contamination-exposes-defects-safety-system-experts-say
  3. Company quietly recalls products

    Posted Mar 11th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Phyllis Tsang and Martin Wong Several types of over-the-counter drugs made by local company MPL Holdings have been quietly recalled in the past two weeks with wrong labelling, including the expiry date. The health department said initial investigations it made on February 26 revealed that the label expiry dates of 216 types of pharmaceutical products were not substantiated ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/672857/company-quietly-recalls-products
  4. 25 manufacturing plants to undergo inspection

    Posted Mar 13th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... said. 'We will step up our work and redistribute our staff so that the inspection could be finished as soon as possible.' Local drug maker Marching Pharmaceutical Ltd, at the centre of the latest drug incident, and its associated companies would become the inspection priority, she said. The inspections would focus on three areas- drug safety, quality and effectiveness, Dr Tam said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/673137/25-manufacturing-plants-undergo-inspection
  5. Police probe 'suspicious' drug firm

    Posted Mar 13th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... to help investigate the company for allegedly forging its product reports. Marching Pharmaceutical came under scrutiny on February 25 when the department discovered it was distributing pharmaceutical products with an indicated shelf-life of three years when the products only had a two-year shelf-life. The department ordered a recall of all 216 products made by MPL. 'The company ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/673109/police-probe-suspicious-drug-firm
  6. Firm 'provided no list of recalled products'

    Posted Mar 13th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip, Martin Wong

    ... and pharmaceutical companies announce full recall lists as soon as possible in future cases. 'Some clients don't believe the drugs they are taking are problematic unless they see it appear in news ... Amy Nip and Martin Wong The recall of Marching Pharmaceutical Limited products has led to confusion among Hong Kong pharmacies because none were told exactly what the items were. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/673136/firm-provided-no-list-recalled-products
  7. Drug scare sparks revamp of safety system

    Posted Mar 10th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong and Ella Lee The Food and Health Bureau has decided to revamp the pharmaceutical safety system in Hong Kong after a drug contamination scare. The Department of Health announced on Friday that the drug allopurinol, used by 40,000 people for chronic gout, was linked to the rare fungal infection that has killed at least five patients at Queen Mary Hospital. These patients ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/672747/drug-scare-sparks-revamp-safety-system
  8. Order for vaccines may be too late

    Posted Jul 18th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... including Japan, have already been lined up with manufacturers for quite a while.' The Post tried to contact the three pharmaceutical companies yesterday. Two could not be contacted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/687155/order-vaccines-may-be-too-late
  9. Patients turn against local pills

    Posted Mar 18th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Ng Yuk-hang and Martin Wong Some worried diabetes patients are opting to pay for their own medication rather than use locally made drugs, as concerns have spread to three local companies in 12 days. In the most recent case, all public hospitals have stopped using an anti-diabetes drug- the 500-tablet packages of metformin produced by Christo Pharmaceuticals- that was revealed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/673657/patients-turn-against-local-pills
  10. Drugs recalled over labelling error a day after firm pulls products

    Posted Mar 12th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong The government has ordered the recall of all 216 pharmaceutical products made by MPL Holdings because the expiry date extended beyond the shelf life. The disclosure ... allopurinol- had received the 'good manufacturing practice' accreditation. The MPL factory passed an inspection in January. MPL has set up a hotline, 2781 6320. A spokesman said the company ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/672980/drugs-recalled-over-labelling-error-day-after-firm-pulls-products

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