WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y., Dec. 12 /PRNewswire/ — Thirty-six "rogue pharmacy" websites were listed today by PharmacyChecker.com. Consumers should be alerted that using these websites may put their health and money at risk. These pharmacies show no evidence of being licensed and may display unauthorized or altered verification seals from PharmacyChecker.com and other third-parties. The list…

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Biologic drugs are expensive, and hence policymakers are considering accelerating copies, or "follow on" biologic products to market using abbreviated pathways. However, important concerns relating to biologic products may have implications for follow on product regulation. The information gaps regarding biologic science, clinical issues associated with product excipients and active ingredient, and supply chain issues…

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Every day, law enforcement officers throughout the United States are engaged in court authorized searches of persons, vehicles, homes and businesses. On occasion, during these searches, officers are surprised at what they uncover. For in some of the most unlikely places, their searches have disclosed the most advanced medicines – biologics, pharmaceuticals products critical to…

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While counterfeiting is believed mainly to affect brand drugmakers, the practice, as well as various anticounterfeiting measures, has implications for generic companies, an industry expert says. In the U.S., political discussion of the pharmaceutical industry is focused on drug safety and the cost of healthcare, but in Europe a current hot-button issue is counterfeit medicines,…

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BEIJING – The medicine cabinet in the average U.S. home is filling with drugs made in China, and some experts say that could be a prescription for trouble. China's booming pharmaceutical industry has doubled exports to the United States in five years, undercutting competitors and making U.S. consumers reliant on the safety of Chinese factories…

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