#Fakemeds: 32% have no active ingredients, 40% have incorrect ingredients & dose, 8.5% contain dangerous contaminants
Fake medicines are not just useless. They often contain ingredients that are harmful – in the best case – and deadly – in the worst. Fight the Fakes partner Partnership for Safe Medicines released a Brochure on real dangers of fake drugs. Some patients expose themselves to the danger of fake medicines in the quest for cheaper drugs, buying online and from unapproved pharmacists – but there are many other – safer – ways to procure necessary medicines. Check out the brochure to learn how to distinguish fake medicines from the true ones.