FDA says Canadian pharmacy sold fake drugs online

The U.S. FDA said tests it conducted show at least 10 Web sites connected to Manitoba-based Mediplan Prescription Plus Pharmacy sold fake drugs. The FDA report said fake versions of Lipitor and other popular prescription drugs were sold online and urged consumers not to take any drugs they bought through the 10 Internet sites. Canadian pharmacies that sell drugs online were said to be "blindsided" by the report, and the head of the Canadian pharmacy industry organization said it was done without evidence and should be treated with caution.

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