Therapeutic Categories

An analysis of the 5,018 incidents occurring in CY 2019 disclosed:

  • Pharmaceuticals in every therapeutic category were targeted by criminals

  • 1,992 different medicines were involved in these incidents

  • In comparison to CY 2018, this represented a six percent increase (+6%)

  • As many as 122 different medicines were discovered in a single incident

When examining counterfeiting incidents only, medicines in the genito-urinary, central nervous system (CNS), and anti-infective therapeutic categories were the most frequently targeted by individuals engaged in pharmaceutical counterfeiting.

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