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Secondary pack has 9 Golden ridges emanating from top right corner of the box, which can be felt with touch Some versions of counterfeit have ridges that can be felt, while the ridges of some cannot be felt by touch.
Some versions of counterfeit have ridges that can be felt, while the ridges of some cannot be felt by touch.
The batch number embossed on the blister pack excludes the last letter;
e.g. T62788B - Secondary pack
Note that "B" has been excluded on the primary pack
The batch number on the printed or secondary pack is exactly the same as the one embossed on the blister pack, without excluding the last letter for example T62788B. Secondary pack also has T62788B on the blister pack.
Note that "B" has not been excluded on the blister pack.
The space in the circular ring on the blister pack is clear without any powder deposits.
The circular ring on the blister pack appears misty, possibly due to deposits of powder during packaging.
The information leaflet is made out of soft paper material
The information leaflet is made out of slightly hard paper material relative to the one in the genuine product.
The headings of various sections of information leaflet are bolded
The heading of various sections of information leaflet are not bolded.
The above distinguishing features may not be easily identified. You are therefore advised to contact NDA offices for further clarification if you find any suspicious product.
All pharmacies are advised to exercise caution and vigilance while handling medicines and to report any illegal suppliers of medicine to NDA offices. You are further advised to buy medicines from only licensed suppliers. The list of pharmacy outlets licensed by NDA are on the NDA website; www.nda.or.ug.
Pharmacies which have the suspected counterfeit product are advised to hand over the products to NDA. Any drug outlet found in possession of the counterfeit Postinor2® is liable to prosecution.