"Counterfeit Drugs" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Substances manufactured and sold with the intent to misrepresent its origin, authenticity, chemical composition, and or efficacy. Counterfeit drugs may contain inappropriate quantities of ingredients not listed on the label or package. In order to further deceive the consumer, the packaging, container, or labeling, may be inaccurate, incorrect, or fake.
- Counterfeit Drugs
- Drugs, Counterfeit
- Counterfeit Medicines
- Medicines, Counterfeit
- Fake Drugs
- Drugs, Fake
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Counterfeit Drugs".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Counterfeit Drugs".
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