The online sale of paracetamol is banned in France. Last Minute EUROPE, France, CURRENT headlines and events


During this period, when there was a shortage of medicines in French pharmacies, the sale of paracetamols via the Internet was prohibited.

Due to the outbreak of the Covid-19 epidemic in China, the French government has banned the online sale of paracetamol-active drugs until January 31, 2023, according to Ouest France news.

The decision to ban was published in the Official Gazette.

The decision mentions a lack of supply of paracetamol-based drugs in the country for more than 6 months and an “outbreak of the COVID-19 outbreak” in China.

The French National Agency for the Safety of Medicines (ANSM) has been asking pharmacists for several months to provide controlled administration of paracetamol, active doliprane and dafalgan, which are used as painkillers.

Rémy Salomon, President of the Conference of Chief Medical Officers of University Hospitals in France, said in a Twitter statement on December 24: “80% of the active ingredients that are the raw material for our medicines are made in China. and India. The wave of COVID-19 is likely to exacerbate our supply problems for many medicines.” used words.

Salomon called for the transfer of pharmaceutical production to France.

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