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Enforcement: Swiss national health authority reports measures taken against counterfeit medicines

Enforcement: Swiss national health authority reports measures taken against counterfeit medicines

November 24th 2014 - www.swissmedic.ch

In its annual report, the Swiss national health authority (Swissmedic), recalls the potential dangers linked with counterfeit pharmaceutical products and outlines the actions taken against these products. In 2013, Swissmedic has received 316 illegal activity reports related to drugs, has shut down 19 Swiss websites offering illegal drugs and has seized over one million of psychotropic counterfeit tablets at the Zurich airport, coming from China and bound for Egypt.