Counterfeit Drugs in the Middle East

Counterfeit Drugs in the Middle East : Identification & Evaluation

By (author) , By (author) , By (author)


Free delivery worldwide

Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days

When will my order arrive?

Expected delivery to United States by Christmas Expected delivery to United States by Christmas

The use of insufficient amount of active ingredients prevents the medicine from being effective. Counterfeit medicine is responsible for increasing drug resistance among very dangerous infectious diseases such as: malaria, HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis (TB) because these medications contain incorrect active ingredients which causes some strains of bacteria and viruses to mutate, multiply and spread which results in serious illness and death as a result of improper treatment The use of counterfeit drugs could cause adverse effects, especially if they contain toxic materials, or pathogenic contaminants. Pathogens have been found in case of counterfeited drugs where gentamicin eye drops was contaminated with gentamicin-resistant pseudomonas aeruginosa which led to severe eye infections.

show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 150.11 x 219.96 x 8.64mm | 267.62g
  • LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
  • Saarbrucken, Germany
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 3659205729
  • 9783659205729

Other books in Pharmacology