Trends in Counterfeit Drugs
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 academic researchers, and includes topics such as a history of cases and issues with counterfeit drugs, trends observed in forensic labs, instrumental methods and approaches used in detecting counterfeit medicines, and policy approaches for controlling counterfeit drugs. There is a focus on ways to reduce counterfeit drugs in the market, to help improve the health and safety of people all over the world.
- Focuses on recent (5-10) year trends in counterfeit drugs and analysis.
- Shows perspectives from crime lab and toxicology lab personnel and academic researchers.
- Focuses on drugs seized by law enforcement and approaches to reducing counterfeit medicine in the market.
- Discusses the detection and analysis of counterfeit drugs, and appropriate tools for combating this issue.
- Emphasizes the global impact of illegal medicines.
Chapter 1 Introduction to Counterfeit Drugs by Mark Witkowski, Adam Lanzarotta, Cheryl L. Flurer
Chapter 2 History and Overview of Counterfeit Drugs Cases by Haley Fallang
Chapter 3 Fake Pharmaceuticals- Clandestine Tablets and Counterfeit Medicines by Theresa DeAngelo
Chapter 4 Results from a Survey of Trends in Seized Counterfeit Drugs by Kelly M. Elkins
Chapter 5 Fentanyl Adulteration of Drugs and Seizure Trends by Kelly M. Elkins and Haley Fallang
Chapter 6 Detection and Analysis of Counterfeit Drugs by Brooke W. Kammrath, Pauline E. Leary, and Richard A. Crocombe
Chapter 7 Trends in Counterfeit Drugs and Toxicology by Kelly M. Elkins
Chapter 8 Analytical Tools for Examining Counterfeit Drug Products by Adam Lanzarotta, Mark Witkowski, Nicola Ranieri, Douglas Albright, Lianji Jin, and Martin Kimani
Chapter 9 Coordinated Response to Poisonings and Fatalities from Counterfeit Tablets by Nikolas P. Lemos
Chapter 10 Laws and Procedures to Counter the Problem of Counterfeit Drugs by Kirby B. Drake