Untested and unregulated medicines

Untested and unregulated medicines

A recent drug seizure by MHRA sparks further concern that people are willing to put their health at risk, buying potentially untested and unregulated medicines online.

The raid saw seizures of a large range of cognitive enhancers including noopept, phenylpiracetam, centrophenoxine, oxiracetam, sunifiram, citicoline and aniracetam, and illustrated the burgeoning demand and variety of new active substances entering the marketplace. The seizure also highlighted concerns around the increasing experimentation amongst users. One of the products seized, Sunifiram has never been tested or been subject to clinical trials involving humans.

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