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[thejournal.ie] 50,000 illegal and counterfeit medicines seized in Ireland. (30 Sep 2011)

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A major global operation targeting the online sale of illegal and counterfeit medicines has resulted in the seizure of more than €150,000 worth of drugs in Ireland alone....

Almost 500 packages containing over 51,000 tablets, capsules and creams were seized during the seven-day operation. They included weight loss tablets, erectile dysfunction tablets and capsules, antibiotics, hormones and steroid products, anti-depressants, pain killers, cardiac medication, cholesterol lowering medication, stimulants and amphetamines, cancer medication and insulin.

 

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