counterfeit drug

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A formulation sold or marketed as if it were a particular proprietary substance produced by a particular manufacturer with specified ingredients, which it may or may not contain

counterfeit drug

Pharmacology A formulation sold or marketed as if it were a particular proprietary substance produced by a particular manufacturer with specified ingredients, which it may or may not, in fact, contain. See Generic drug, Proprietary drug.

counterfeit drug

1. Any drug that has been adulterated, contaminated, diluted, or falsely labeled.
2. Any drug marketed under false pretenses.
See also: drug
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The pharmaceutical industry needs to demonstrate to authorities all over the world that there are existing and cost-effective ways to protect consumers from tire growing threat of counterfeit pharmaceuticals," said Michael Simmons, CEO of Orbid Corporation, a developer of a security coding system used to protect products of all types from diversion and counterfeiting,
In addition to Eastern Europe, the data suggests Malaysia and Turkey as the next areas of growth for counterfeit pharmaceuticals.
LAGOS, Nigeria -- HP (NYSE:HPQ) and African social enterprise mPedigree Network have introduced a potentially life-saving service that targets counterfeit pharmaceuticals by enabling people in Nigeria and Ghana to easily check the authenticity of their malaria medication.
This follows a region-wide crackdown on counterfeit pharmaceuticals through similar measures, with better regulatory provisions promoted as the most effective measure.
Liquid Chromatography and Ambient Ionization Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry for the Analysis of Genuine and Counterfeit Pharmaceuticals (Facundo M.
Among other factors, the country's attractiveness suffers from political volatility, limited healthcare finances, deficiencies in its intellectual property (IP) regime that have resulted in a sizeable market for counterfeit pharmaceuticals, and the modest forecast growth of its drug market in the next five years.
Whether it's a healthcare organization looking to protect its supply chain from counterfeit pharmaceuticals or a retailer looking to ascertain the availability of a product, the ability to track products is incredibly powerful," said Joe Fisher, senior vice president of product & solutions marketing, Axway.
As a result, the industry is proactively implementing procedures, technology and programs to protect consumers from the harmful effects of counterfeit pharmaceuticals.
However, the researchers admit, "some spam content manages to evade detection and engage users" be they links offering counterfeit pharmaceuticals or games.
I appreciate that we need to keep dangerous drugs like fentanyl and counterfeit pharmaceuticals out of our country, but many of my constituents are confused about why they are suddenly receiving a seizure notice instead of their necessary medication if there has been no change in policy, Nelson wrote in a letter today to FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb.
html) granted permission to sell off hundreds of units of cryptocurrency seized by law enforcement from a man alleged to have sold counterfeit pharmaceuticals on the dark web.
South Africa-based Spoor and Fisher Jersey, a firm that handles the filing, registration, prosecution and enforcement of trademarks, patents, designs and copyright, says counterfeit pharmaceuticals in Africa is 30% to 60%, and that in Kenya, up to 80% of malaria drugs are fake.