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UK Blocks 82 From Parallel Export

BGMA Does Not Foresee Imminent Shortages Amid Coronavirus

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The UK government has added 82 items to its list of medicines that cannot be parallel exported from the country, including amoxicillin, insulin, paracetamol and several common proton pump inhibitors. The move comes as local off-patent industry association the BGMA has insisted that no short-term or medium-term shortages are foreseen amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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