In Online Availability And Safety Of Drugs In Shortage: A Descriptive Study Of Internet Vendor Characteristics, Dr. Tim Mackey and Dr. Bryan Liang examined how Internet pharmaceutical vendors take advantage of known drug shortages to market unapproved and unsafe versions of these medications directly to consumers.

Find out why drug shortages play into the hands of drug counterfeiters and black market sellers, and what policy makers, medical professionals, patients and consumers can do to safeguard against this.

Mackey and Liang

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