Comparative dissolution study on substandard and falsified antibiotics encountered in Belgium

Last updated on 20-1-2020 by Yaxin Tie

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Antimicrobials are, together with anti-malarials, the most popular medicines that have been encountered as illegal substandard and falsified (SF) medical products. SF antimicrobials are gaining popularity both in developing and developed countries, posing a growing threat to public health. It has been demonstrated that SF products of these essential life-saving medicines could cause treatment failures, antimicrobial resistance and drug side effects [1]. In general, the evaluation of SF antimicrobials mainly focuses on the identification and quantification of the active pharmaceutical ingred…

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