They look like the real deal. The product name rings a bell. The logo of a well-known pharmaceutical company is printed prominently on the label. However, appearances can be deceiving. Find out how you can recognize fake drugs.
They look like the real deal. The product name rings a bell. The logo of a well-known pharmaceutical company is visibly printed on the label. However, appearances are deceiving. In reality, these packages are often manufactured by criminal organizations that want to make a profit at the expense of the patients’ health. They create fraudulent brands to make their fake drugs look like real ones. Neither the quality nor efficacy of these supposed medicines is guaranteed.
If you are not familiar with a medicine, play it safe. Make sure the drug is actually manufactured by the company named on the label. A quick search on Drugs.com can provide a first clue on whether to trust this medicine or not. You can also ask the manufacturer whether it produces this medication.
Be wary if acquaintances, whether online or in person, recommend certain medicines, or offer to sell these to you. Certain drugs are not available over the counter for a reason. Buying such medications on your own could make you liable to penalties, and taking such drugs could potentially cause serious health damage.
Real medicines must go through strict control processes. Before they are approved, manufacturers must prove the product’s efficacy in several studies. Of course, scammers using brand names or company logos fraudulently do not adhere to these procedures. Be especially careful of the following: