Dr. William Mwatu the managing director and team leader at Tried Approach Ltd. and Lead Consultant, MyDawa app”adverse reactions of counterfeit medicines are diverse. They basically range from causing serious harm, even death, to the point where they could be useless and not providing any benefit at all
The scale could range from being fatal to the point where it is a placebo where it does not cause any
But the challenge is until you test and verify, you cannot be able to determine what kind of effect it would cause.
We need to ensure that all efforts are geared towards ensuring that we do not have counterfeits in this market. One or two counterfeits is really not good enough to say we don’t have a problem, that one counterfeit could lead to a loss of one lifer which is totally unacceptable.