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German pharmacists are investigated for using unregistered drugs in chemotherapy

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39363.350648.DB (Published 11 October 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:743
  1. Annette Tuffs
  1. Heidelberg

    More than 100 pharmacies in Germany are being investigated for importing drugs not registered in Germany for use in the preparation of intravenous chemotherapy. Two companies in Denmark and the Isle of Man that import and export drugs are also being investigated.

    The district attorney in Mannheim said in a press release that the main charge being considered was one of fraud, because the chemotherapy drugs were bought at …

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