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News about Pharmacies and sale of medicines

  • Inquiries to the Danish Medicines Agency about medicines

    | 27 March 2020 |

    It is important to us that companies and industry associations feel they receive a prompt reply when they contact the Danish Medicines Agency.

  • Heat wave: Retailers may refrain from selling non-prescription drugs

    | 31 July 2018 |

    Due to the summer heat, the Danish Medicines Agency has given Danish retailers dispensation from the requirement to stock a basic selection of medicines if they are having trouble keeping the temperature in their store cool enough for proper storage of the drugs. This dispensation applies until 1 September.

  • Self-selection of OTC medicines for human use

    | 25 October 2017 |

    On 1 January 2018, new rules on self-selection of OTC medicines become effective. With the change in law, certain OTC medicines will be available for self-selection, which means that they can be sold from shop areas and not only at the counter.

  • Global operation against illegal medicines

    | 25 September 2017 |

    A global operation against illegal medicines has been completed. 123 countries participated, and the operation resulted in 354 arrests or further investigations and the suspension of more than 3,500 websites.

  • Illegally imported medicines bought from Biovea.com

    | 03 April 2017 |

    In recent days, a number of people have contacted the Danish Medicines Agency because medicines they bought online from Biovea have been seized. The seized medicines were dispatched from the USA, and import of medicine from the USA is illegal for Danish citizens. More information and good advice.

  • Operation targets illegal medicines

    | 10 June 2016 |

    Global medicine operation just completed. Operation Pangea resulted in 393 arrests and the suspension of more than 4,900 websites.

  • Beware of falsified medicines

    | 08 June 2016 |

    Today, 8 June 2016, is the World Anti-Counterfeiting Day. The Danish Medicines Agency participates in this campaign to draw attention to the problem of illegal sale of falsified medicines.

  • The Danish Medicines Agency has a new website

    | 04 January 2016 |

    Today, the Danish Medicines Agency launched its new website – laegemiddelstyrelsen.dk/en – where you can read about and subscribe to news about licensing and supervision of medicines, side effects, reimbursement, pharmacies and medical devices.

  • Danish Pharmacovigilance Update, May 2015

    | 09 June 2015 |

    The May issue of Danish Pharmacovigilance Update with news from the EU, the DHMA and short news.

  • Bevilling til Brædstrup Apotek

    Lægemiddelstyrelsen har den 12. september 2018 meddelt Kerly Maire Servilieri bevilling til at drive Brædstrup Apotek.