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Arizona Pain Specialists Unaffected by National Recall of Compound Pharmacy Products, Ensures Patients’ Safety

Arizona Pain Specialists, the premier pain management center in the Phoenix area, remains unaffected by the recent nationwide recall on compounding pharmacy medical products. All four pain clinics in Scottsdale, Glendale, Chandler and Phoenix have been cleared of any risk related to the recall of such products.

Scottsdale, AZ – March 26, 2013 – Arizona Pain Specialists (Arizonapain.com), the elite comprehensive pain management clinic in the Phoenix area, has cleared all four of their pain management facilities from any possible risk of exposure to mold contamination due to products nationally recalled last week by two compounding pharmacies.

“Arizona Pain Specialists has confirmed through our compounding center, Avella Pharmaceuticals, that it was not amongst those with contaminated products,” says Leila Micklos, Director of Clinical Services at Arizona Pain Specialists.

Last week, both MedPrep Consulting Inc., in Tinton Falls, NJ, (http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm344229.htm) and Clinical Specialties Compounding Pharmacy in Augusta, Georgia, (http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/SafetyInformation/SafetyAlertsforHumanMedicalProducts/ucm344831.htm) voluntarily recalled all lots of products repackaged and distributed by their pharmacies. This nationwide recall of the pharmacies’ products was conducted after concerns regarding practices at the initial site of compounding could not assure the sterility of the products.

“Arizona Pain Specialists values each patient’s safety,” says Micklos, “and we would like to assure patients that we utilize a compounding pharmacy accredited by the Pharmacy Compounding Accreditation Board and at no time have our medications been affected by the recent recalls.”

Arizona Pain Specialists continues to uphold nationally recognized practice standards as a leader in the field of pain management, and specializes in cutting edge, minimally invasive procedures for all types of chronic pain. Their many non-surgical procedures have shown to be extremely successful in curing pain, including epidural steroid injections for back and neck pain.