Healthcare professionals have a unique dual role in protecting patients from counterfeit drugs. They have the opportunity to spot therapeutic failure and talk to patients about how they fill their prescriptions. Healthcare professionals also often source medications for patients—they need safe sourcing education too.
Consult these resources to learn how to better protect your patients, and your practice:
Law enforcement is our central defense against counterfeit drugs in the United States. Federal agents and police officers all over the country are working at capacity to stop fake drug operations that threaten Americans.
In this environment, keeping on top of new developments in counterfeit drug trade can be a challenge. Consult PSM's resources for fast information.