Tag: Counterfeit Medicine

German Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices Reports Xarelto Counterfeits

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Once again, two counterfeit batches of the drug Xarelto® 20 mg from the original manufacturer Bayer AG in Polish-Slovak packaging were discovered at a parallel distributor in Great Britain. Xarelt...

India Rejects U.S. Medicines Report

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India has outrightly rejected allegations in a US report about the country being a chief source of counterfeit medicines to the world and said it is an attack on low cost generic-drugs — crucial to ma...

Innovative Analytical Method for Identifying Counterfeit Drugs

Medios AG, one of the leading Specialty Pharma companies in Germany, has rolled out its innovative analytical method for identifying counterfeit drugs following a successful trial period. Processing o...

1.8 t of Meds Seized in Europe

A crackdown by law enforcement, customs and health regulatory authorities from 16 countries in Europe has netted a haul of more than 13 million doses worth in excess of €165 million. These seizures...

No-Deal Brexit Could Lead to Fake Med in UK

Drugmakers warned on Friday that if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal next month Britons could miss out on an EU-wide system to fight counterfeit drugs that will go live on Saturday aft...

WHO Guideline for Suspect Medicine Checking

The World Health Organization (WHO) has published a new guideline that describes the procedure for checking supposedly counterfeit or suspect medicines. The WHO distinguishes three types of "Suspec...