MHRA issues press release over increase in sales of unlicensed European medicines in the UK

Source: MHRA Area: News The MHRA is seeing an increasing number of cases where unlicensed medicines originating from Poland and other Eastern European countries are being offered for sale in a number of retail outlets throughout the UK.   Seventy four reports of Polish and other medicines from Eastern European countries being sold in "corner shops" were investigated by the MHRA last year - including medicines falling in to the category of pharmacy-only and prescription only medicines.   The MHRA has produced guidance for consumers, retailers, and wholesalers which provides assistance in understanding and complying with UK regulatory requirements.
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