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Counterfeit Drugs Series

About the Series

This book series addresses drug counterfeiting and issues resulting from the trade of these illegal medicines particularly geographic sources, drug regulations, supply chain security, medications most at risk, threats to human health, adverse effects, environmental impact and forensic detection and identification. Economic instability and unemployment, accessibility of starting materials, strong demand, and internet marketplaces have fueled the production and sales of counterfeit drugs. The books in this series will feature works authored by scientists and policymakers. Case studies will be used to stimulate discussion and demonstrate needs for future work in the field.
It is hoped that the series will serve as a discussion forum for issues surrounding counterfeit drugs, allowing authors and editors to present strategies for detection and reduction of counterfeit medicines to improve the health and safety of people all over the world.

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Quantitative and Qualitative Determination Technologies of Counterfeit Drugs

Quantitative and Qualitative Determination Technologies of Counterfeit Drugs

1st Edition

Edited By Ronny Priefer
August 10, 2023

Drugs are often counterfeited to reduce manufacture costs, while still marketing it at as an authentic product. Increased incidence of drug counterfeiting is most noticeable in developing countries, which may not have the resources to supply counterfeit detection devices on a large scale. It is ...

Trends in Counterfeit Drugs

Trends in Counterfeit Drugs

1st Edition

Edited By Kelly M. Elkins
July 06, 2023

Counterfeit drugs continue to infiltrate the drug market in the United States, causing illness and death. This book addresses this issue and examines the recent trends in drug counterfeiting over the past 5-10 years. The text shows perspectives from crime lab and toxicology lab personnel and ...

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