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counterfeit drugs


Would you be able to tell a real medicine from a fake one? This important question is being posed to the public, healthcare professionals and policymakers by the World Health …

As interest in buying medicines online grows, consumers will need to be more cautious than ever about where they buy their drugs, NPS MedicineWise’ Lynn Weekes warns – which means …

Substandard and counterfeit medicines, and online pharmacies which aren’t legitimate, are a serious and growing problem, say experts. Australia needs to set up a “safe list” of online pharmacies in …

The TGA has assessed a product labelled “OMG Slim” capsules and recommended any consumers in possession of them bring them to their pharmacy for safe disposal. The capsules pose a …

A public health initiative to help consumers distinguish legitimate online pharmacies from rogue online drug sellers is being launched in the US by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy …