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Communication/Conferences: The place of purchase medicines, clues as to the authenticity of products

Communication/Conferences: The place of purchase medicines, clues as to the authenticity of products

November 12th 2015 - www.laprensagrafica.com

The Newspaper La Prensa Grafica gave, in a recent article, tips to distinguish fake medicines and real drugs, counterfeit drugs representing a latent health’s risk. Falsified medicines can be found in shops or street markets that are outside of traditional distribution networks, which give an indication as to the questionable origin of the products and their risks of causing violence to life. Indeed, a WHO (World Health Organization) report explained that the use of fake medicines with misleading labeling, forced or imitated may result in treatment failure or, under worst-case, patients’ death.