The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) have announced that in the past five years, officials have seized more than £34m worth of medicine supplied illegally.
A group of health organisations have launched the Real Danger campaign to raise awareness about the risks of buying prescription medicines online through unregulated channels without a prescription.
Officials warned that unlicensed or fake medicines could contain harmful ingredients such as arsenic and could potentially be lethal.
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