Lost In Translation: Rx Drug Used Where OTC Hydrocortisone Belongs
In a "translation mistake," Zhanjiang Jimin Pharmaceutical's management "thought hydrocortisone was the same material as dexamethasone," FDA says. The China firm's product, distributed in the US by Lucky Mart Inc. under the brand Piyanping Anti-Itch Lotion, is being recalled.
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