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MHRA Has Taken Control Of Fake Dermal Fillers

November 30, 2018

 

£2 million worth of counterfeit medicines and medical devices has been seized by The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) as part of Operation Pangea, an initiative involving 116 countries. Have you known this aesthetics breaking news yet? If not, let read the article below for more details.

A large number of fake drugs and medical devices have been seized

There are a lot of drugs and medical including unlicensed dermal fillers, diazepam and modafinil have been caught. Besides, the team in charge of Operation Pangea has carried out a host of raids to seize the websites that offer ‘falsified and unlicensed medical products.’ Additionally, the team has also found illegal medicines hidden in video games and clothing when they checking the airports and mail delivery centers.

About The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)

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MHRA which was formed in 2003 is an executive agency of the Department of Health and Social Care in the United Kingdom. Its mission is to check the safety of medicines and medical devices. Since its foundation in 2003, it has merged with the Medicines Control Agency (MCA) and the Medical Devices Agency (MDA) (2003), the National Institute for Biological Standards and Control (NIBSC) (20013). Then it was rebranded to MHRA which has been used solely for the regulatory center within the group.

With this huge number of fake medicine, you can contribute to catch the ones who sell fake medicine by following some tips below.

– Do not buy medicine from untrusted websites, drugstores,…

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– Go to the doctor immediately if you feel strange after drink drugs. Don’t self-prescribe.

– If you think that website is offering counterfeit medicine or medical devices, let’s report through the link:  https://medicine-seller-register.mhra.gov.uk/report

Here are some information about the case of catching fake drugs by MHRA. Since fake medicine are extremely dangerous, you should be more careful and never buy drugs or use any medical devices/treatments/… from unreliable ones.

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