How to know that I am buying right medicine or wrong medicine?

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Bought medicine from medicine shop offline and online both now how can I know it is real or representations of real medicine? How to buy any medicine with 100% assurity?

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You  can't be 100%  sure .... unless you have access to Pharmaceutical Quality Control ( chemical) Laboratory and experienced lab Technician to conduct  test on  samples of each batch of medicine. 

What you can do?

Always Check the batch number of the medicine and match it with with batch number printed on the bill ( Purchase invoice). Never buy medicine from online or offline stores unless  they mention batch number of each of the medicines. Even if they are over the counter ( OTC) and doesn't require prescription.

Deal Newbie Deal Newbie
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And if one does not have such skills, resources available and in 'good faith basis' wants to believe or the manufacturers

then they used to give a SMS messaging facility to check if the product is counterfeit or genuine.

For tablets like PAN-D or others, the code was mentioned on the pack
for one to SMS it to a designated ten digit number and in reply... the manufacturer verifies if it is a genuine pack.

Similarly the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation.

CDSCO had promoted and 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐒𝐌𝐒 𝐧𝐮𝐦𝐛𝐞𝐫 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐢𝐬 ☎️+𝟗𝟏𝟗𝟗𝟎𝟏𝟎𝟗𝟗𝟎𝟏𝟎📞.

𝐎𝐛𝐯𝐢𝐨𝐮𝐬𝐥𝐲 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐞 𝐢𝐬 𝐧𝐨 𝐩𝐫𝐚𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐥 𝐰𝐚𝐲 𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐚𝐧 𝐚𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐚𝐠𝐞 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐬𝐮𝐦𝐞𝐫 𝐜𝐚𝐧 𝐛𝐞 𝐜𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐮𝐦 𝐬𝐮𝐫𝐞 𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐬𝐮𝐜𝐡 𝐦𝐚𝐫𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐠𝐬, 𝐥𝐚𝐛𝐞𝐥𝐬, 𝐜𝐨𝐝𝐞𝐬 𝐭𝐨𝐨 𝐡𝐚𝐯𝐞 𝐧𝐨𝐭 𝐛𝐞𝐞𝐧 𝐝𝐮𝐩𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐬 𝐨𝐧 𝐚 𝐜𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐟𝐞𝐢𝐭 𝐩𝐚𝐜𝐤.
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Possibly you can scan qr code printed at backside of medicine to check genuinity.

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