The Situation with the Availability of Antibiotics in Pharmacies in Bulgaria is Gradually Normalizing

The situation with the availability of antibiotics in pharmacies is gradually normalizing. A large number of the missing drugs were found in bulk warehouses. This was reported to the Bulgarian National Radio by Nikolay Kostov from the Union of Pharmacy Owners. The problem remains with the lack of several types of insulin and other medications for people with diabetes.

New Deliveries of Missing Antibiotics and Drugs are Expected this Week in Bulgaria

New supplies of antibiotics and antivirals, which are missing from pharmacies in Bulgaria, are expected this week. In the coming days, the measure announced by the Minister of Health last week, according to which doctors and pharmacists will have access to information about missing and available drugs in wholesale warehouses, should also work.

Pharmaceuticals agency issues warning about men ‘preparations’

The national pharmaceuticals agency EOF has warned that certain named "preparations" for men being sold on the internet without a license can "seriously endanger the health of consumers."

The agency named the products as "Epimedyumlu Bitkisel Karışımlı Macun" or "Epimedium Macun," which are sold as natural products in the form of jam or paste.

Public health insecurity

The shortage in basic and widely used medicines that is being seen in the country's pharmacies in recent weeks, just as we are experiencing a spike in Covid, influenza and other such contagious diseases, is causing an enormous amount of insecurity among the public.