27 February 2012 /Retail and online sale
Record number of illegal drug imports in Denmark in 2011 – erectile dysfunction drugs represent one third
In 2011, the Danish Medicines Agency together with Post Danmark and SKAT (the Danish tax authorities) retained altogether 8,174 parcels with illegally imported medicines whose actual content is often unknown. This is almost twice as many as in 2010, and around one third of the parcels contained erectile dysfunction drugs.
17 February 2012 /Retail and online sale
On Tuesday 14 February, the FDA warned against using Avastin 25 mg/ml. The counterfeit Avastin is not distributed in Denmark.
01 February 2012 /Retail and online sale
As of 10 February 2012, the prescriptions issued by emergency service doctors in Denmark will only be valid for 7 days from issuance of the prescription. The period of validity is shortened to reduce the risk that outdated prescriptions are dispensed by mistake.