Falsified medicine discrimination of levitra tablets on the internet by non-destructive test analysis

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: ZHU, Shu (Kanazawa University, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Japan)
  • Co-author(s): Shu Zhu
    Naoko Yoshida
    Tomoko Sanada
    Hirohito Tsuboi
    Ryo Matsushita
    Kazuko Kimura
  • Abstract:

    Methods

    Genuine products (n = 11) and falsified products (n = 17) of Levitra via Internet were collected.Non-destructive test (Tablets of size and weight, Handy NIR, Handy Raman and Spectrocolorimeter). As a control, Levitra 20 mg tablet (genuine) marketed in Japan was used.

    Results

    20 mg tablets had almost the same size in the side and vertical..

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