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THE PHARMA REVIEW (SEPTEMBER OCTOBER 2019)

A Strategic Report on The Barriers and Technologies Employed to Combat Counterfeit Medicines Globally

Navyasri Bandaru1, Lakshmi Prasanthi Nori*2, Ramarao Nadendla2

Introduction: Tracking and tracing of a pharmaceutical product is a key element in solving the problem of counterfeit medicines. Growth of international free market and inadequate drug regulation has led to the expansion of market in counterfeit drugs worldwide. Technological protection is seen to be the best way to avoid this problem. The implementation of anti-counterfeit technologies is an important strategy taken up by several drug manufacturers and regulatory authorities. Different technologies came into existence like overt, covert, and track and trace technologies. Developed countries like USA have implemented RFID while the European market is towards 2D barcodes. The track and trace system and sterilization are given importance and are widely used among all anti-counterfeit technologies in different countries. Counterfeit drugs may lead to death in several cases such as heart attack, epilepsy, angina pectoris, in such condition anti-counterfeit drugs acts as weapon to avoid injury. Many methods have been developed till date to combat the problem.

 

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