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Fake drugs in India: Points to Ponder


Dr Chandra M Gulhati,
    Two topics viz fake drugs and substandard medicines are separate subjects

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AN 8 STEP CHECKLIST FOR MEDICINE SAFETY


 

This eight-step checklist will help you judge whether your medications are safe and provides tips on what to do if you think a drug has been compromised

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Frequently Asked Questions about spurious drugs


 

Q: What are spurious drugs?

A: Spurious drugs include any fake or substandard medicine that is below the FDA's established standards of quality but hide this fact

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Menace of Fake Medicines in India


The article talks about the unprecedented growth of the fake drugs industry in India

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LEARN 5 KINDS OF POISON FOUND IN SPURIOUS, FAKE MEDICINES


There are a lot of shady ingredients that go into counterfeit medications that consumers can be exposed to by buying directly from unlicensed drug sellers on the internet, or when medical professionals purchase medications from outside the secured supply chain

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Dealing with fake drugs


The Mashelkar Committee, which studied the various aspects of the growing threat from spurious drugs, submits an interim report recommending stringent punishment for offenders

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Detention of 13 under Goondas Act in spurious drug case uphe


Chennai: The Madras High Court on Thursday upheld the detention of 13 people under the Goondas Act in connection with the alleged spurious drugs case

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Public Health, Not Drug Patents, at Issue as counterfeit dru


Counterfeit drugs are a growing problem worldwide, especially in developing countries where patients are most vulnerable

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Beware of spurious medical products


Medical products are important to ensure that those who need them would be properly helped

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Travelling safely with medicines


Whether you are travelling domestically or internationally, you won't want an illness to disrupt either your vacation or business plans

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Smaller pills pack


Pills may soon be available in smaller packs from retail drug stores in India containing less than 6 or 10 tablets or even smaller each making it convenient for the consumer and affordable for their pockets

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Recognizing Spurious


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Cheaper drugs In villages


Some of the large-selling medicines from multinational drug companies may soon be available to villagers in India at a cheaper price

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Avoid Medication Errors


TEN WAYS CONSUMERS CAN HELP ENSURE THAT MEDICATION ERRORS ARE AVOIDED

    Talk with your doctor about your prescription As the practitioner gives you your prescription, ask what drug is being prescribed and in what strength

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