2 Compounding Pharmacists Get Jail Time For Tainted IVs Linked To 9 Deaths

(June 29, 2016, 1:03 PM EDT) -- BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Two Alabama compounding pharmacists were sentenced June 21 to 12 and 10 months in federal prison for their roles in making intravenous nutritional solutions that resulted in serious bacterial infections and the deaths of nine hospital patients (United States of America v. David Lee Allen, No. 16-cr-42, N.D. Ala., Southern Div.).

David Lee Allen, 60, the former pharmacist-in-charge of Advanced Specialty Pharmacy, doing business as Meds IV, was sentenced by U.S. Judge Virginia Emerson Hopkins of the Northern District of Alabama to 12...
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