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Counterfeit Drugs

MedGen UID:
424708
Concept ID:
C2936336
Pharmacologic Substance
Synonyms: Counterfeit Medicines; Drugs, Counterfeit; Drugs, Fake; Fake Drugs; Medicines, Counterfeit
 

Definition

Drugs manufactured and sold with the intent to misrepresent its origin, authenticity, chemical composition, and or efficacy. Counterfeit drugs may contain inappropriate quantities of ingredients not listed on the label or package. In order to further deceive the consumer, the packaging, container, or labeling, may be inaccurate, incorrect, or fake. [from MeSH]

Term Hierarchy

CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews
  • CROGCounterfeit Drugs

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Worthen DB
Int J Pharm Compd 2014 Jan-Feb;18(1):20-9. PMID: 24881336
Alfadl AA, Ibrahim MI, Hassali MA
BMC Public Health 2013 Sep 11;13:829. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-829. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24020730Free PMC Article
Liang BA, Mackey TK
Nat Rev Urol 2012 Sep;9(9):480-2. Epub 2012 Jul 24 doi: 10.1038/nrurol.2012.148. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22824776
Ames J, Souza DZ
Rev Saude Publica 2012 Feb;46(1):154-9. Epub 2012 Jan 6 [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22218762
Seear M, Gandhi D, Carr R, Dayal A, Raghavan D, Sharma N
J Clin Pharm Ther 2011 Aug;36(4):488-95. Epub 2010 Oct 19 doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2710.2010.01198.x. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 21729113

Diagnosis

Wang F, Yu S, Liu K, Chen FE, Song Z, Zhang X, Xu X, Sun X
Ophthalmology 2013 Feb;120(2):355-61. Epub 2012 Oct 18 doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2012.07.083. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23084126
Ognongo-Ibiaho AN, Atanda HL
Int J Dermatol 2012 Nov;51 Suppl 1:30-1, 33-5. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-4632.2012.05561.x. PMID: 23210952
Zar HJ, Levin ME
Paediatr Drugs 2012 Dec 1;14(6):353-9. doi: 10.2165/11597420-000000000-00000. PMID: 22978815
Barber T, Jacyna M
J R Soc Med 2011 Mar;104(3):120-3. doi: 10.1258/jrsm.2010.100334. PMID: 21357981Free PMC Article
Dunn JD, Gryniewicz-Ruzicka CM, Kauffman JF, Westenberger BJ, Buhse LF
J Pharm Biomed Anal 2011 Feb 20;54(3):469-74. Epub 2010 Sep 19 doi: 10.1016/j.jpba.2010.09.017. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 20940091

Therapy

Liang BA, Mackey TK
Nat Rev Urol 2012 Sep;9(9):480-2. Epub 2012 Jul 24 doi: 10.1038/nrurol.2012.148. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22824776
Baratta F, Germano A, Brusa P
Croat Med J 2012 Apr;53(2):173-84. PMID: 22522996Free PMC Article
Labadie J
Int J Risk Saf Med 2012;24(1):37-9. doi: 10.3233/JRS-2012-0551. PMID: 22436258
Lancet 2012 Feb 25;379(9817):685. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(12)60289-X. PMID: 22364747
Traynor K
Am J Health Syst Pharm 2010 Nov 15;67(22):1896, 1898. doi: 10.2146/news100076. PMID: 21048204

Prognosis

Fittler A, Bősze G, Botz L
J Med Internet Res 2013 Sep 10;15(9):e199. doi: 10.2196/jmir.2606. PMID: 24021777Free PMC Article
Alfadl AA, Ibrahim MI, Hassali MA
BMC Public Health 2013 Sep 11;13:829. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-829. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24020730Free PMC Article
Wang F, Yu S, Liu K, Chen FE, Song Z, Zhang X, Xu X, Sun X
Ophthalmology 2013 Feb;120(2):355-61. Epub 2012 Oct 18 doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2012.07.083. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23084126
Kimura M, Shimura S, Kobayashi H, Tai T, Chikano Y, Baba S, Kano M, Nagao K
J Sex Med 2012 Jun;9(6):1649-58. Epub 2012 Apr 18 doi: 10.1111/j.1743-6109.2012.02728.x. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22513057
Nsimba SE
East Afr J Public Health 2008 Dec;5(3):205-10. PMID: 19374325

Clinical prediction guides

Garcia-Aguirre G, Vanzinni-Zago V, Quiroz-Mercado H
Indian J Ophthalmol 2013 Sep;61(9):523-5. doi: 10.4103/0301-4738.119455. PMID: 24104716Free PMC Article
Fittler A, Bősze G, Botz L
J Med Internet Res 2013 Sep 10;15(9):e199. doi: 10.2196/jmir.2606. PMID: 24021777Free PMC Article
Wang F, Yu S, Liu K, Chen FE, Song Z, Zhang X, Xu X, Sun X
Ophthalmology 2013 Feb;120(2):355-61. Epub 2012 Oct 18 doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2012.07.083. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23084126
Ognongo-Ibiaho AN, Atanda HL
Int J Dermatol 2012 Nov;51 Suppl 1:30-1, 33-5. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-4632.2012.05561.x. PMID: 23210952
Klein EY, Lewis IA, Jung C, Llinás M, Levin SA
Malar J 2012 Apr 6;11:110. doi: 10.1186/1475-2875-11-110. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22482747Free PMC Article

Recent systematic reviews

Karunamoorthi K
Malar J 2014 Jun 2;13:209. doi: 10.1186/1475-2875-13-209. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24888370Free PMC Article
Gaudiano MC, Manna L, Rodomonte AL, Bartolomei M, Bertocchi P, Gallinella B, Antoniella E, Muleri N, Civitelli G, Alimonti S, Romanini L, Rufini L, Valvo L
J Sex Med 2012 Aug;9(8):2130-7. Epub 2012 May 21 doi: 10.1111/j.1743-6109.2012.02770.x. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22612848
Chen LH, Wilson ME, Schlagenhauf P
JAMA 2006 Nov 8;296(18):2234-44. doi: 10.1001/jama.296.18.2234. PMID: 17090770

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