Extortion scam by FDA impersonators

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   Posted 2/16/2011 8:28 AM (GMT -6)   
Since so many of our members order ED meds on-line (BTW, they're the most counterfeited drugs), I figured the link to the FDA article about scammers focus

Since so many of our members order ED meds on-line (BTW, they're the most counterfeited drugs), I figured the link to the FDA article about scammers focusing on internet pharmacy customers might be useful info. I guess the usual advice of being wary of anyone asking for money applies.



52 at Dx (3/12/10), father died of PCa
PSA: 10/16/09 - 2.8; 1/11/10 - 3.8
RALP 5/19/10, Dr. Lee, U. Penn Presby
Gleason 6, gland involvement < 2%; tumor in peripheral zone both sides; no capsular, extracapsular extension, lymph node, or seminal vesical involvement; no positive margins
Incontinence: no pads except specific exercises
ED: pump. Levitra 10mg every other night. Still no-go.

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   Posted 2/16/2011 10:05 AM (GMT -6)   
Personally, I think this is sound advice, quoted from the above article:

The FDA also reminds consumers that pharmaceutical products offered online and by telephone by sources of unknown origin can pose a substantial health risk. Products recovered during this investigation that were purchased from online or telephone sources have been found to contain trace amounts of heroin, other undisclosed and potentially harmful active pharmaceutical ingredients, or no active ingredient at all. Purchases should only be made from licensed pharmacies located in the United States. In addition to the increased risk of purchasing unsafe and ineffective drugs from Web sites operating outside the law, personal data may be compromised.
Age: 58, 56 dx, PSA: 7/07 5.8, 10/08 16.3
3rd Biopsy: 9/08 7 of 7 Positive, 40-90%, Gleason 4+3
open RP: 11/08, on catheters for 101 days
Path Rpt: Gleason 3+4, pT2c, 42g, 20% cancer, 1 pos marg
Incont & ED: None
Post Surgery PSA: 2/09 .05,5/09 .1, 6/09 .11. 8/09 .16
Post SRT PSA: 1/10 .12, 4/8 .04, 8/6 .06 11/10 Not taking it
Latest: 6 Corr Surgeries to Bladder Neck, SP Catheter since 10/1/9, SRT 39 Sess/72 gy ended 11/09, 21 Catheters, Ileal Conduit Surgery 9/23/10

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   Posted 2/16/2011 11:15 AM (GMT -6)   
This is why we can't have nice things.
63 yo
V10.46 Dx Feb-09

RRP 5-5-09

No adverse SE

PSA still zero.

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