Jiangsu Province yesterday announced the top ten medical device cases of illegal drugs, the "king of making and selling fake drugs Huai'an case" very special, because counterfeiters are learning in America Biopharmaceuticals Dr. returnees, and he had made was actually fake drugs in treatment of advanced cancer patients.
November 2, 2010, the patient Chen Huaian Food and Drug Administration to report, said the purchase "Gefitinib film" digital thermometer after taking a greater symptoms, suspected to be counterfeit.
After preliminary verification, the drug-free import of medicines registration No, the Department of counterfeit imported drugs,clinical thermometer several well-known pharmaceutical companies suspected of infringing intellectual property rights.
Manufacturing fake drugs sold in America, Dr. returnees in patients with advanced lung cancer.
November 2, 2010, ear thermometer Huai'an Food and Drug Administration received a report: Lao Chen cancer patients hospitalized in a hospital during the Huai'an, the doctors order the 4 boxes of medicines produced in India, "gefitinib tablets", digital blood pressure monitor after taking did not feel good. Lao Chen suspect that this medicine is not a fake. Lao Chen inspectors looked at what remained in the box and medicine, the feel a hint of the strange. The pharmaceutical packaging is in English language, not a single Chinese word. According to China's standards, imported drugs must also be accompanied by marked in Chinese. After a preliminary verification, the drugs did not import drug registration number, not in the database query to import from India, "gefitinib tablets."
Drug joint operations department and the public security organs, from the old one in six steps express Chen, Cai and other sales personnel arrested six suspects. That investigators surprise, is a principal involved in the United States has a doctorate returnees, pharmaceutical materials for students. After returning home, who was carried away by the interests of the returnees, the use of his position, and a high pro-nephew, start a line of business making and selling fake drugs. It is understood that other involved personnel are highly educated PhD. When they are studying in the United States, have entered into the pharmaceutical industry, the core layer.
Counterfeiting measures: a 50 500 sell the medicine.
"Gefitinib tablets," the trade name "Iressa" is for advanced lung cancer patients with molecular target drugs. The drug is very expensive, from 15,000 to 20,000 yuan a bottle, a bottle of 30, doing more than 500 yuan each tablet. Manufacture of counterfeit gangs all lower than the real Jiucheng sell drugs, sent by express delivery to consumers.
Drug Administration deputy director of Huaian Xiao-melting told reporters that the production of counterfeit drugs in patients with advanced cancer usually will only buy these drugs is not a pure fake without any active ingredients. Dr. returnees as counterfeiting gangs like hacking deep into the core layer of the international pharmaceutical, get some formula, for counterfeiting.
Dens present the counterfeiting of medicines has been destroyed, seized counterfeiting equipment 8 pieces (sets), more than 1,500 counterfeit cases, more than 100 kilograms of raw materials, and nearly ten thousand pieces, "pills" and a lot of packaging, labels, brochures and other fake materials. The case involving up to 28 million yuan, the flow of counterfeit drugs in 15 provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions. Because drugs are involved for the treatment of cancer patients and other critically ill patients, and Department of counterfeit imported drugs are expensive, but also several well-known pharmaceutical companies suspected of infringing intellectual property rights. Therefore, the case has been the provincial bureau, the provincial Public Security Department, the State Food and Drug Administration and the Ministry of Public Security as the case. Currently, the case is under further investigation, trial.
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"The current manufacturing and selling counterfeit and inferior drugs and medical devices more and more hidden crimes, criminals are becoming more cunning crime, drug counterfeiting rare sight on goal, shortage of medicine." Jiangsu Food and Drug Administration spokesman, Qin-Hu, deputy director, said the people dependent on imported criminals of psychological medicine at low prices as bait, resulting in patients being taken. With the popularity of the Internet, QQ instant messaging tools such as the convenience of criminals through the network "high tech" or telephone and other forms of marketing counterfeit and inferior drugs, selling counterfeit and inferior drugs to reap huge profits. Reporter noted that case law in 2010, Top Ten, most of them sell the Internet as a "bridge" to complete the transaction. If they find that cheated victims difficult verified the true identity of criminals and hiding places.