Counterfeit Drugs in US Pharmacies

Up to 40 million prescriptions in the United States are filled with counterfeit drugs each year, according to a white paper by

In FY2011, counterfeit drugs consisted of 9 percent of all counterfeit goods seized by US Customs.

Source:  “Health and Safety Risks From Counterfeits in the Supply Chain,” Create.Org, October 25, 2012.