• Viagra Ingredient in Chinese Supplements

    WASHINGTON — Dietary supplements marketed to provide male sexual enhancement contain undeclared erectile dysfunction drugs putting users at risk, the Food and Drug Administration warned Friday. The agency advised consumers to stay away from Shangai Chaojimengnan supplements sold under the names Super Shangai, Strong Testis, […]

  • Medicines That Kill

    U.N. health and crime agencies say counterfeit drugs are killing people from China to Canada and they "promote the development of new strains of viruses, parasites and bacteria . . . for example in the case of malaria or HIV." And in many countries their […]

  • Buying Canadian drugs is problematic

    Sure, you can save up to half the price of brand-name drugs if you buy from pharmacies outside the U.S. But importing medications from any country except Canada is illegal. In Canada, purchases must be made in person with a valid U.S. prescription approved by […]

  • Again, fake medicine scare

  • Medicines that kill: A global industry of fake drugs

    U.N. health and crime agencies say counterfeit drugs are killing people from China to Canada and they "promote the development of new strains of viruses, parasites and bacteria … for example in the case of malaria or HIV." And in many countries their manufacture and […]

  • Fake drugs across the price spectrum: WHO study

    Mumbai, Dec. 22 It is not just highly priced medicines that are prone to counterfeiting. Medicines priced less than Rs 20 are also common targets for counterfeiting, says a recent World Health Organisation (WHO)-funded study that surveyed the extent of counterfeit medicines in the country. […]

  • Nigeria: Nafdac to Destroy N50m Fake Products

    As part of efforts to ensure that only regulated products are in circulation in the country, contraband products worth N50 million will be destroyed by the National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), in Gombe State. Mr Abdulsalam Ozigis, Gombe State Coordinator of […]

  • A very real drug importation threat

  • Scary Stuff

    A sobering new report from the United Nations, "Counterfeiting: a global spread, a global threat," was released last Friday. It details the growing enterprise of counterfeiting and its allure to organized criminals.

  • Top 10 Ways You Can Fight Counterfeit Drugs

    Top 10 Ways You Can Fight Counterfeit Drugs Follow the News. Our news index lists all relevant stories from around the globe. Link here. Subscribe to free email alerts. Our SafeMeds Alert System will send alerts from FDA's Counterfeit Alert Network to your inbox. Link […]

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