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  • Author:
    Katherine Eban
  • ISBN:
    0156030853
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    978-0156030854
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    Mariner Books; First edition (May 1, 2006)
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    512 pages
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    Pharmacology
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Katherine Eban's hard-hitting exploration of America's secret ring of drug counterfeiters takes us to Florida .

Katherine Eban's hard-hitting exploration of America's secret ring of drug counterfeiters takes us to Florida, where tireless investigators follow the trail of medicine stolen in a seemingly minor break-in as it funnels into a sprawling national network of drug polluters. b. Submitted sixteen Freedom of Information Requests to the Food and Drug Administration, the Florida health department, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, and other state pharmacy boards c. Obtained over 13,000 pages of documents d. All of.

In Katherine Eban’s hard-hitting examination of America’s secret ring of drug counterfeiters, these tireless investigators follow the trail of medication, stolen in a seemingly minor break-in, as it funnels into a sprawling national network of drug polluters

In Katherine Eban’s hard-hitting examination of America’s secret ring of drug counterfeiters, these tireless investigators follow the trail of medication, stolen in a seemingly minor break-in, as it funnels into a sprawling national network of drug polluters. Their pursuit stretches from a strip joint in South Miami to the halls of Congress, as they battle entrenched political interests and uncover an increasing threat to America’s health

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In the tradition of the great investigative classics, Dangerous Doses exposes the dark side of America's pharmaceutical trade. Stolen, compromised, and counterfeit medicine increasingly makes its way into a poorly regulated distribution system-where it may reach unsuspecting patients who stake their lives on its effectiveness.

In the tradition of the great investigative classics, Dangerous Doses exposes the dark side of America's pharmaceutical trade. Stolen, compromised, and counterfeit medicine increasingly makes its way into a poorly regulated distribution system—where it may reach unsuspecting patients who stake their lives on its effectiveness. Katherine Eban's hard-hitting exploration of America's secret ring of drug counterfeiters takes us to Florida, where tireless investigators follow the trail of medicine stolen in a seemingly minor break-in as it funnels into a sprawling national network of drug polluters. Their pursuit stretches from a strip joint in South Miami to the halls of Congress as they battle entrenched political interests and uncover an increasing threat to America's health. With the conscience of a crusading reporter, Eban has crafted a riveting narrative that shows how, when we most need protection, we may be most at risk.  

Bynelad
1. True or False: "Pharmaceutical middlemen...buy, sell, sort, repackage and distribute 98% of the nation's medicine."

2. Which of the following characters have been granted a license to trade as a secondary pharmaceutical wholesaler:
A. "A convicted heroin seller who had spent years in the Florida prison system"
B. A woman who "pleaded guilty in 2000 to selling stolen medicine through her husband's wholesale company (and) was still on probation."
C. "A fellow on federal probation after serving time for marijuana smuggling."
D. "The eighth grade dropout and heroin addict"
E. Small (big dollar) businessmen that feel threatened with extinction
F. All of the above

3. What methods have been recorded as having been used by secondary wholesalers to buy low and sell high:
A. Parking lot resale. Cancer and AIDS drugs purchased directly from professional patients who sold, rather than took, their medicine.
B. Theft from competitor's warehouses
C. Theft from hospitals
D. Drug dilution and repackaging
E. The "Puerto Rican" turn, a.k.a. the U-boat diversion, in which wholesalers take advantage of large discounts to overseas buyers, including those in Puerto Rico, by establishing companies in Puerto Rico to buy drugs at a discount. Cargo planes turn around mid-flight and resell drugs to states for a far higher price.
F. All of the above

4. True or False: Kevin Fagan, the father of a teenager poisoned by a counterfeit medication, touched the heart of Laura Bush with this personal letter:
"Today, society is suffering from a moral breakdown where huge companies look only to the bottom line and not to what is the right thing to do...I ask that you, a parent as I, do whatever you can to bring forward legislation to require drug companies to document the shipping locations of prescription drugs from the point of origin to the end user...the general public."

5. True or False: When Governor Jeb Bush was apprised of the situation, he signed the 1993 Prescription Drug Act. He told investigators (and heroes of this book), "You guys scared the hell out of me."

6. To research this book, Katherine Eban
a. Conducted over 160 significant interviews with people involved in the problem of contaminated medicine in America.
b. Submitted sixteen Freedom of Information Requests to the Food and Drug Administration, the Florida health department, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, and other state pharmacy boards
c. Obtained over 13,000 pages of documents
d. All of the above

7. Dangerous Doses
a. Is a fast paced account of the slow pace of the law
b. Is more rigorously documented than the trail of a prescription drug
c. Is the scariest book I've ever read
d. All of the above

Answers: 1. True (89) 2. F (72, 140, 82, 340, 183) 3. F. (95,99) 4. False (160) 5. True (266) 6. D 7. D
Cia
Wow, I have known for some time about the risks of counterfeit drugs on the internet, but to consider that in our own country this happened and with only a few tenacious warriors between us and carte Blanche counterfeiting amazes me. A well written and documented book, organized and even funny at times. A compelling story every person should read.
Thiama
This is a meticulous example of "American Greed" in the nation's drug supply. It details how a network of criminals have systematically penetrated the legitimate drug distribution system, putting thousands at risk. The thugs buy stolen drugs, relabel them as more costly versions, or co-mingle them with counterfeits - and reinsert them back into the drug distribution system of legitimate wholesalers and chain pharmacies. Not just Viagra - cancer drugs, drugs that maintain the clotting capabilities of dialysis patients - and more. The tragedy: Even when caught, the criminals do little or no jail time - and some are actually back in the businesses they were in when they committed their crimes!

This is a great, great read!
Tuliancel
This book left me with an awareness of how dangerous our own neighborhood pharmacy or hospital can be when they dispense pharmaceuticals to us. I will never see labels of trusted pharmaceutical companies the same after the awareness that this investigation brought. Most of us think that our drugs come straight from the drug company to the pharmacy and are safely handled by all involved. This investigation will make you sick that there were so many victims of the middle distribution of our medications, and make you cheer for the brave protectors of our health.
Cordantrius
Although it is not widely known, five conscientious people - two Florida agents and three Miami Dade police officers saved us all from adulterated and counterfeit drugs in the early 2000's, Their story makes for fascinating reading. Highly recommend this book!
hardy
As a Director of Pharmacy, I strongly encourage DOPs working in specialty areas to read this. Things like the DSCSA work to prevent the entire premise of this book, but there are still concerns. I bet there are still some "good old boys" are still out there, trying to stack illegal cash....
Zolorn
Interesting
A poorly written set of laws governing prescription drug distributors encouraged criminal activities that imperiled the entire US. This is the story of how it was done, and of a group of investigators who exposed the system and the criminals. Fast-paced and factual.