The police will supervise the sale of drugs for abortion


The police will deal with the issue of free sale of drugs for abortion in the early stages, reported the Federal service for supervision of health (Roszdravnadzor). The interior Ministry will conduct search operations in relation to the companies selling these drugs on the Internet. In addition to police Roszdravnadzor Rospotrebnadzor attracted to the regulation of retail sales of drugs for medical abortions.

The health Ministry has no authority to conduct any action against companies selling medicines in the Network, is specified in the message of healthcare that is available . The Ministry noted that now such funds are available without restriction on multiple sites.

Drugs for abortion should not be freely sold in pharmacies and on the Internet, believe in the service. They are intended for use under medical supervision and can be supplied only in medical institutions licensed to conduct abortions.

In particular, we are talking about drugs for abortion in early pregnancy (about a month) based on the active substances mifepristone and misoprostol. Typically, they are used in conjunction.

Attention of healthcare to mifepristone and misoprostol caused by information about the negative consequences (including death) of their uncontrolled use, said the representative of the pharmaceutical company, who was at a closed conference call service and its territorial offices. Specific examples of the source failed.

At the end of 2016, the health Ministry sent a request to manufacturers of drugs on the basis of mifepristone and misoprostol for information about the number of sold packages and sales channels, said Deputy Director of STADA CIS pharmaceutical company that manufactures the mifepristone and misopristol, Ivan Glushkov. According to the company, the sale of mifepristone in the first nine months of 2016 amounted to about 275 million roubles, 100% of the drug was delivered in medical institutions.

Independently Roszdravnadzor will be engaged in retail. Service instructed its regional offices to conduct unscheduled inspections of pharmacies, which could do mifepristone and misoprostol.

If formochka will be caught selling drugs intended for use in hospitals, she faces a fine of 30 thousand rubles to 500 thousand rubles. or suspension of license for 90 days, after which she has yet to prove that it has corrected the violation, said the Executive Director of the National pharmaceutical chamber Elena Nevolina. In Roszdravnadzor did not specify whether they will withdraw discovered drugs and what punishment awaits pharmacies.

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