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FDA and GSK on the Hunt for Stolen Drugs

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We typically don’t get emails from FDA  asking for information about stolen goods with massive bold letters, but that’s what just came into our inbox. Looks like a transport truck containing a mix of GlaxoSmithKline’s pharmaceutical and over-the-counter medications was jacked in Puerto Rico on January 29, and the feds are looking to the general public for any information. It’s curious that it took more than three weeks to announce the news. No word on whether the theft was just now discovered, or if they are reaching out to us because all other leads have run dry.

Below is a list of the stolen drugs. Please contact 1-800-551-3989 if you have any information about this incident.

NDC     Description     Lot #   Quantity

(Unit of Sale)
0173-0697-00    Advair Diskus 500/50mcg 60 Dose 9ZP2144 2
0007-5500-40    Albenza 200mg 112s      9B001   4
0007-3152-13    Avandaryl 4mg/2mg 30s   9ZP2540 48
0029-3159-00    Avandia 4mg 90s 9ZP2237 48
0029-1527-22    Bactroban Cream 15gm    C433259 160
0007-4139-20    Coreg 3.125 100s        MTSR1212        4
0007-3370-13    Coreg CR 10mg 30s       9ZP4771 96
0007-3371-13    Coreg CR 20mg 30s       9ZP0413 95
0007-3372-13    Coreg CR 40mg 30s       9ZP3661 224
0007-3373-13    Coreg CR 80mg 30s       9ZP3920 16
0173-0201-55    Daraprim 25mg 100s      A44519  3
0173-0470-01    Epivir 150mg 60s        9F004   3
0173-0470-01    Epivir 150mg 60s        9K007   9
0173-0662-00    Epivir HBV 100mg 60s    9D003   1
0173-0471-00    Epivir Oral 10mg/ml 240ml       9E003   12
0173-0719-20    Flovent HFA 110mcg 120 Actuation        F0638   48
58160-825-51    Havrix 720 ELU Tip Lok 10s      AHAVB371BA      1
0173-0260-35    Lanoxin Inj 0.5mg/2ml 50s       8M920   2
0173-0713-25    Myleran 2mg 50s 809980  1
0007-4883-13    Requip XL 6mg 30s       9ZP3419 2
0173-0750-00    Treximet 85mg/500mg 9s  8ZP2362 60

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