For the third time in four months, Lupin Pharmaceuticals, one of India’s biggest suppliers of generic drugs to foreign markets, has been admonished by the Food and Drug Administration for a series of troubling quality-control issues at a manufacturing facility.

In a recent inspection report, the regulator cited the company for failing to thoroughly review unexplained deficiencies in batches of medicines and not taking “scientifically sound” steps to evaluate samples; delays in assessing health hazards; insufficiently investigating customer complaints, including an instance involving mold on medicines shipped to the U.S.; and a lack of oversight and training.

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  • Hi, I had a heart attack on Labor Day 9/2/2019 and feel it is the fault of this Lupin Lovistatin I began taking on 5/26/2019, after 4 years taking a different brand Teva with no problems. My yearly checkup Jan 2019 with my Cardiologist had me a 120/80 BP with over 95% hear function after 4 years since my first heart attack May of 2015. The Giant Eagle Pharmacy told me Lupin was replacing the 20mg Teva brand when I got my refill 5/26/2019. After about a month I noticed discomfort in my chest, questioned the change of brands, found out there was a recall of 40mg Lovi’s from Lupin in Feb 2019 which the pharmacy said they were aware of but the 20mg weren’t effected so I continued taking & the discomfort continued so i requested my next refill on 8/26/2019 be Teva 10mg, 2 a day which i got but the damage was done & by 9/2 I was code purple in the ER, 100% blockage of the Widowmaker & 95% of the main right artery. I know its the Lupin. Now I’m screwed, on a longer road to recovery & may never have as good a functioning heart again. If you know of anything I could do along with more info on Lupin please let me know. I live in Lorain Ohio & Thank God for the staff at Mercy Hospital for saving my life but any help in direction & support from you would be appreciated. Thanks John Jannuzzi (440)949-0352 Please send me this email back so I have a record of it also….cool

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