Publications about pharmacies and sale of medicines

  • Annual report on the inspection of retail sale of OTC medicines 2009-2010

    | 24 August 2011 |

    In our report for 2008-2009, we made a number of critical remarks about the pharmacies' OTC outlets where we found too many deficiencies: expired medicines, possibility of self-service, medicines mixed with other goods, staff which did not know the rules, etc.

  • Annual report on the inspection of retail sale of OTC medicines 2008-2009

    | 23 July 2009 |

    In 2008, the Danish Medicines Agency intensified its efforts on removing expired over-the-counter medicine from retail distribution.

  • Report on action against the sale of illegal medicinal products on the internet 2007

    | 03 December 2007 |

    In September and October 2007, the Danish Medicines Agency launched an internet action against illegal medicinal products sold on the internet. The action was targeted at 86 products classified

  • Danes' buying of medicine on the internet and abroad – survey

    | 11 September 2007 |

    A recent survey conducted by the Danish Medicines Agency maintains that there is limited knowledge among the Danish people about the rules applicable to and the risks associated with buying medicine on the internet and abroad.

  • Investigation of pharmacy discounts

    | 09 February 2007 |

    Based on an approach from the Danish Association of the Pharmaceutical Industry (Lif) in February 2006, the Ministry of the Interior and Health requested the Danish Medicines Agency to investigate whether any new discount arrangements were introduced in 2006 contrary to the rules in that area.

  • Report on action against the sale of illegal medicinal products on the internet

    | 22 December 2006 |

    In November/December 2006, the Danish Medicines Agency carried out an internet action against the illegal sale of medicinal products over the internet. The action primarily focused on potency and diet products.

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