health secretary In unit, it made 57 seizures of unregulated drugs during 2022 at establishments located in different areas of the metropolitan area Monterey,
Used as an incidental use against molnupiravir after it was publicized for illegal sale on the Internet COVID-19The state agency reported that during the past year, 1,357 visits were made to points of sale where the products were not found to have corresponding sanitary permits.
A certain number of products were safe in each of the 1,357 trips we conducted.
This is a drug that does not comply with specific regulations, labeling or does not have relevant permits for its sale and distribution. Here, what we’re trying to do is reach the entire population so that they don’t buy medicines that are not for sale in a specific and well-established place,” David D’Alejandro, Undersecretary for Regulation and Health Promotion Told.
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The official pointed out that the specific case of the sale of Molnupiravir through social networks was referred to Federal commission for protection against sanitary hazards for your kind enquiry.
D’Alejandro explained that this type of sale is usually more complicated to approve because there is no physical location for sanitary inspections.
We share the information with Cofepris so that the matter can be investigated, as there is no specific or established address of this location to conduct the relevant investigation.
Also through our social networks, we share health alerts issued by Cofepris, in this case specifically for drugs, 67 health alerts have been shared about drugs, including Remdesivir and Molnupiravir.
he reiterated that health secretary It operates and monitors on a permanent basis and urges citizens not to be a part of this illegal trade as consuming their product can have an impact on their health.
“We carry out sanitary surveillance actions on establishments dedicated to the sale of drugs located in the state and we also conduct sanitary promotional actions to encourage health professionals, patients and the general population to buy drugs in places that are properly established that they have all the legal documents, with the infrastructure, with the personnel and with the permits to be able to market them,” he concluded.
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