Bahrain’s Health Ministry is urging people to stay away from products that do not contain detailed information in Arabic and English following complaints that several consumers fell sick after buying items from legitimate stores.
Medicines being sold in registered private sector pharmacies were procured only through authorised dealers, said a top official amid claims that up to 30 per cent of drugs sold in Bahrain could be counterfeit.
Pharmacists in Bahrain have confirmed that huge quantities of fake medicines are being sold - and are demanding strong action from the authorities, a report said.
Around a third of medication sold in Bahrain could be fake, accordi
Ordering medical products online could lead to serious problems as some could be counterfeit or have highly toxic components, health officials in Bahrain warned.
The alert comes as the National Health Regulatory Authority (NHRA) w
The UAE Ministry of Health and Pfizer, the leading pharmaceuticals firm, have organised a conference aimed at protecting patients from the dangers of counterfeit pharmaceutical products by developing enhanced, practical policies.