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UCLA pharmacy closed after state finds it sent out drugs with expired, potentially dangerous ingredients

 (Damian Dovarganes / Associated Press)
(Damian Dovarganes / Associated Press)

A state pharmacy inspector made a surprising discovery last year while conducting a routine records review at a Westside facility that compounded drugs for patients at UCLA medical centers.

More than 1,000 IV bags of sterile medications for heart patients and others with serious health issues had been made with expired and potentially dangerous ingredients, according to state Board of Pharmacy records.

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