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FDA Consumer Health Information - Stolen Inhalers Pose Risk
Date:7/16/2010

SILVER SPRING, Md., July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The public should be on the lookout for stolen inhalers after some were found in a number of pharmacies. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says the safety and effectiveness of the stolen Advair Diskus inhalers cannot be assured, so consumers should not use them.

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The inhalers—used in the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease—were stolen from a GlaxoSmithKline warehouse in August 2009.

Read more about the stolen inhalers, and how you can identify them at

http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm217879.htm

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