FDA CONSUMER HEALTH INFORMATION - FDA Sounds Alarm on Phony Tamiflu

Jun 18, 2010, 17:34 ET from U.S. Food and Drug Administration

SILVER SPRING, Md., June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The FDA is warning consumers that a fraudulent version of a medicine used to fight the flu is being sold by some online pharmacies. Learn how to spot the phony version of Tamiflu and get tips on buying medications safely online by visiting http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm216009.htm.

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