Pakistan shuts drug counterfeiting operation; drug regulators commanding higher pay;

> A study has found that pay for drug regulators throughout the world has increased along with the expectation that they understand the entire product cycle of medications. Story

> Authorities in Pakistan have closed a drugmaker they say was manufacturing counterfeit drugs, arresting its owner and his son. Story

> The FDA has again issued an updated warning about the Mexican over-the-counter pain drug, Reumofan Plus and Reumofan Plus Premium, which it says contain undeclared prescription APIs and have been tied to severe illnesses and even deaths. Release 

> Danish regulators tested glycerol excipients from drugmakers there as an extension of its 2-year-old program to test APIs there. Story 

And Finally... After a yearlong pilot, Ahmedabad, India-based WestCoast Pharmaceuticals has launched Drugneed.com, an online pharmacy store to reach what it says are 17.5 million active Internet users. Story

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