EMA Provides Update from Italian Authorities on Stolen Medicines


From DCAT Value Chain Insights (VCI)

By Regulatory News posted 06-04-2014 10:35

  

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) reports that a previously announced investigation by Italian authorities into the supply of stolen medicines (Herceptin (trastuzumab), Remicade (infliximab), and Alimta (pemetrexed ) has identified two additional products, Avastin (bevacizumab) and Mabthera (rituximab) that have been distributed illegally from their territory.

A document is available that lists the batches of Alimta, Avastin, Herceptin, Mabthera, and Remicade concerned by the ongoing investigation into the theft of vials of these medicines in Italy, as announced by the EMA on April 16 and 17, 2014.

See related story, "EMA Provides Update on Herceptin Theft in Italy; Probe Widened to Include Alimta and Remicade"

Source: EMA

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