Indian pharmacologist charged with smuggling fake drugs

An Indian pharmacologist and an American pharmacist have been charged with smuggling four million misbranded and counterfeit pharmaceuticals into the US, federal prosecutors said.

Now, breathe to spot fake drugs

Checking whether a drug you are buying is real may become a lot easier as researchers have developed labels that reveal a hidden image when you breathe on them.

New method to detect counterfeit medicines like Viagra developed

Researchers at the University of Montreal have developed an improved chemical analysis method that is more efficient and faster in detecting counterfeit medicines, which are available in the market.

Unlike India, China not helping Nigeria stop fake drugs`

Unlike India, China is not assisting in the fight against counterfeit medicines even though the influx has been mainly from that country, Nigeria`s National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says.

`Unlike India, China not helping Nigeria stop fake drugs`

China is not assisting in the fight against counterfeit medicines even though the influx has been mainly from that country, Nigeria`s National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says.

Bangalore couple, 2 Nigerians arrested for selling fake drugs

An Indian couple and two Nigerian nationals have been arrested for selling a senior citizen fake drugs for nearly Rs 12 lakh claiming it could cure cancer.

Surge in cases of fake drugs; whistleblower plan draws a blank

In a worrying trend, there has been an increase in cases of fake drugs in last three years and efforts by authorities to encourage whistleblowers to report such illegal activity too have failed to elicit the desired response.

Simple test detects fake drugs in minutes

A simple 10-minute test that involves swiping a pill over chemically treated paper could detect fake drugs and slash the incidence of illness and deaths.

Over 1,900 detained in China for selling fake drug

China has detained more than 1,900 people suspected of manufacturing or selling fake drugs in a nationwide crackdown and seized USD 182 million worth of spurious medicine.

Pak Prez seeks report on deaths due to fake drugs

Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif said his team was investigating the drug scandal in Lahore`s Punjab Institute of Cardiology.

US warns of fake antibiotics aimed at Hispanics

Fake drugs with names that resemble kids` antibiotics are being sold in Texas pharmacies.

US warns of fake antibiotics aimed at Hispanics

Fake drugs with names that resemble kids` antibiotics are being sold in Texas pharmacies.

Nigeria intercepts fake drugs from China

Nigeria`s anti-fake drug body has intercepted a consignment of counterfeit medicines worth USD 3.3mn flown in from China to Africa`s most populous country.

China apologises to Nigeria over fake drugs

China has formerly apologised to
Nigeria for alleged export of fake drugs by some Chinese firms
to that country and assured to take punitive action against
those involved in the nexus.

Nigeria to collaborate with India to curb fake drugs: Official

Nigeria will collaborate with India
to curb fake medicines production and export, a top anti-drug
agency official said on Friday.

China admits its cos shipped fake drugs

China has admitted that its pharma companies shipped fake drugs labelled `Made In India` to Nigeria.

Fake drugs from China getting into India

Spurious drugs in large quantities from China are finding their way into India setting off alarm bells in the government which has decided to crackdown on importers who were using forged documents and other means to sneak them in.

Govt to set up separate intelligence agencies to check fake drugs

Cracking down on the growing
menace of spurious drugs, government will introduce measures
including roping of private detective agencies, setting up a
separate intelligence network and a reward upto Rs 25 lakh for
informers.

Govt struggles to check spurious drugs

Absence of a strict monitoring mechanism and gaping holes in existing laws have helped the multi-crore business of spurious and adulterated drugs mushroom across the country.

Govt struggles to check spurious drugs

Absence of a strict monitoring mechanism and gaping holes in existing laws have helped the multi-crore business of spurious and adulterated drugs mushroom across the country.