• Counterfeit medicine becomes serious problem

    A specialist urologist, Dr. James Nkusi has said that counterfeit medicines are becoming a serious problem and control measures are being taken worldwide. He said the sale of such drugs is highly profitable as it is a low risk enterprise and non-taxable in most cases. […]

  • Gov. Bush signs bill weakening safeguards against fake drugs

    Gov. Jeb Bush signed into law a sharply contested measure that relaxes paperwork rules aimed at stopping unscrupulous pharmacy wholesalers from selling fake or adulterated drugs. The governor said the rules, due to take effect Saturday, could needlessly burden pharmaceutical warehouses and potentially cause shortages […]

  • 2 foreigners served with new arrest warrant over sale of fake Viagra

    (Kyodo) _ Police served a fresh arrest warrant Thursday on two foreigners on suspicion of smuggling and selling fake Viagra and other medicines without a license, they said. The police and customs seized a total of about 100,000 pills at Kansai International Airport and other […]

  • Huge quantity of expired medicines destroyed

    JALALABAD, June 27 (Pajhwok Afghan News): The provincial government has destroyed about two tons of expired medicines in this provincial capital of the eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday. Officials of the provincial health department said 68 different types of medicines were either seized by the […]

  • DOH warns public vs counterfeit medicines

    Counterfeit Medicines can be life threatening, the Department of Health, Region VI warned. According to the DOH about ten percent of medicines bought in pharmacies are fake. Counterfeit or fake medicines are not registered with the Bureau of Food and Drugs. It is manufactured and […]

  • Fake products can bypass quality, safety

    In San Diego, two people fell gravely ill after receiving black-market silicone injections to plump up their faces. In Salinas, Calif., a woman died after receiving a supposed Botox injection that was actually cooking oil And in Miami, a group of people who thought they […]

  • Rx for counterfeit drugs

    Rancho Cucamonga drug maker Amphastar Pharmaceuticals Inc. will "go live" July 1 with a system designed to track products' paths to hospitals and other end customers. The system consists of software, shipping documents and barcodes that provide specific product information to verify that products originated […]

  • Punjab govt forms body

  • Bogus drug kills 11th victim in China

  • Bogus drugs could kill

    Trading standards officers have warned people could end up with harmful fakes if they buy prescription drugs over the Internet. The officers have been buying drugs such as Viagra, Tamiflu, Prozac and Valium from foreign websites, but some have turned out to be bogus or […]

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