Posts Tagged ‘for-doctors’
What Doctors Need to Know About the Secure Drug Supply Chain
A new infographic created by the Partnership for Safe Medicines and the American Medical Women’s Association educates healthcare professionals on the importance of only sourcing drugs from within the secure U.S. drug supply chain…[...]
Protect Your Patients and Your Practice
PSM and the American Medical Women’s Association worked together on this resource, which tells physicians the basics about counterfeit medicine.[...]
“Counterfeits by the numbers / 5 ways to save” bookmark
Do Americans need to worry about counterfeit medicine? Yes. Our Counterfeits by the Numbers bookmark offers salient facts on one side and tips on buying medicines safely on the other side.[...]
Black Market Cancer Drugs In the U.S. 2007–2018
Black Market HIV Drugs in the U.S.
Bipartisan Safety Issues: How Many Different Kinds of Black Market Medicines have been Sold in Your State?
Since 2012, the FDA has issued warnings to more than 3,000 doctors, clinics and hospitals about eight different breaches in the U.S. drug supply chain by rogue distributors such as Richards Pharma, Canada Drugs, Medical Device King, Gallant Pharmaceuticals, and TC Medical. These rogue distributors offered 63 different non-FDA approved medicines. Have you or has someone you know taken medicine that these smugglers have sold?[...]
Do YOU Know How to Decode a Fake Pharmacy Website?
A quick perusal of the Internet will turn up a vast array of websites claiming to offer pharmacy services. Yet only 3% of online pharmacies are legitimate. How do you decode a fake pharmacy website?[...]
Black Market Injectable Cosmetic Treatments, a Nationwide Problem
Between 2005 and 2013, there was one death and 11 other patients who required medical attention for disfigurement or serious illness as the result of receiving fake or misbranded cosmetic injectables while at a doctor’s office, clinic, or salon. Black Market Cosmetic Injectables in the U.S. 2005-2013 attempts to describe the scope of the problem.[...]
PSM Releases Report on Black Market IUDs at U.S. Clinics
Between 2009 and 2014, 35 doctors in 7 states were prosecuted for exposing women to non-FDA approved IUDs. Doctors have been accused of purchasing IUDs from “Canadian” fake online pharmacies and importing untested IUDs from Mexico, then billing Medicare for the cost of genuine, FDA-approved IUDs. Over the same time period, authorities estimated that over 450 women were implanted with misbranded, black-market IUDs.[...]