Certainly looks like a lot were caught off guard.
Maybe they didn't click mildronate = meldonium?
At least the packaging shown in the usnews article athttp://www.usnews.com/news/sports/articles/2016-03-08/4-6-weeks-is-normal-treatment-for-drug-in-sharapova-case
has labeling that says Mildronat then on the next line Mel'donii. So that packaging from Grindex looks like it used both names.