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One of the problems with pharmaceuticals (as opposed to most natural remedies) is the fact that, whenever you swallow a pill or receive an injection, you are forced to place your trust in whoever manufactured the medication.

There is no way to determine beforehand whether or not the dose you are taking is safe and effective — you can only rely on the assumption that the drug has been manufactured according to rigorous standards and thoroughly tested in regard to its efficacy and purity.

Unfortunately, although those standards and testing procedures exist, many unscrupulous drug manufacturers have been caught deleting or altering test results for batches of pharmaceuticals or their ingredients that should have been rejected, but which instead have found their way onto the shelves of U.S. hospitals and pharmacies.

This is a widespread problem, particularly regarding generic medications being imported into the U.S. by drug makers who manufacture their products in other countries, such as India and China.

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