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Defective HIV drug recalled in cancer

7th June 2007
An HIV drug used by more than 500 UK pateints was recalled last night after batches were found to contain too high levels of chemical than can cause cancer.  Testrs on batches of drug Viracept, whose generic name is nelfinavir, revealed higher than normal quantiites of methane sulfonic acid ethyl ester

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