Pharmaceuticals Companies sealed in Pakistan for manufacturing Fake Medicines

Following are names & locations of Pharmaceuticals Companies sealed in Pakistan during last three years on account of manufacturing of spurious medicines;

  • Everest Pharmaceuticals (Pvt) Limited

Industrial Triangle, Kahuta Road, Islamabad

  • Ambro Pharma (Pvt) Limited

Industrial Triangle, Kahuta Road, Islamabad

  • Royal Herbal Enterprises Company

Office Baldia Town No. 3 Karachi

Also Read: List of medicines declared spurious in Pakistan

Complaints received from Pharmaceuticals Firms regarding similarity of brand names;

There are approximately 65,000 human medicines registered so far with the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) and in last six months, a total of 61 cases of look-alike/sound-alike brand of medicines i.e. identical packaging designs and color schemes etc were reported to the DRAP.Pharmaceuticals Companies sealed in Pakistan for manufacturing Fake Medicines

Pharmaceuticals Companies sealed in Pakistan for manufacturing Fake Medicines

Pharmaceuticals Companies sealed in Pakistan for manufacturing Fake Medicines

Pharmaceuticals Companies sealed in Pakistan for manufacturing Fake Medicines

Complaints received from Pharmaceuticals Firms regarding similarity of packing material;Pharmaceuticals Companies sealed in Pakistan for manufacturing Fake Medicines

Procedure for establishment of Pharmaceutical Unit

As many as 74 Licenses have been granted for manufacturing of drugs/medicines to various manufactures in the Country during the last four years.

Procedure for grant of a Drug Manufacturing License under Drug Act 1976;

  1. Receipt of application for site verification
  • Verification of suitability of site by panel of inspectors for establishment of Pharmaceutical Unit
  • Approval of site for establishment of Pharmaceutical Unit
  1. Receipt of Layout Plan along with prescribed fee
  • Scrutiny and Approval of Layout Plan(s)
  • Construction of Factory Premises by applicant
  1. Receipt of application for grant of License on Form-I along with requisite document & fee
  • Plan Inspection before grant of Drug Manufacturing License (DMD)
  1. Consideration of application by Central Licensing Board (CLB) in the light of recommendation of panel.
  • Approval for grant of Drug Manufacturing License (DMD) by Central Licensing Board (CLB)
  • Issuance of Drug Manufacturing License (DMD) for a period of five years and subsequent renewal for further period of five years

 

 

Note: The above data/information was shared by the Minister for National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination with the Senate on January 14, 2020.