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03-05-2023 : 769 Pharmacists work as Medical Representative, of which 39 work as Senior Medical Representative * 02-06-2020 : 216 non Pharmacists work as Medical Representative, and 54 work as Senior Medical Representative * 05-06-2023 : In Lebanon, 88 generic medicinal products are more expensive than their Originators * 31-12-2019 : A medicinal product refused in Europe is marketed in Lebanon * 05-06-2023 : At least 332 medicinal products are available on the Lebanese market and are not available in the country of origin * 05-06-2023 : The price of the most expensive medicine available in Lebanon is 30434557 LL * 05-06-2023 : At least 1309 medicinal products are more expensive in Lebanon than in the countries of origin * 01-01-2019 : Daktavira, a generic of Daklinza, is registered in Lebanon but has no public price * 31-12-2019 : 352 medicinal products have been declared as non-marketed or withdrawn * 09-11-2021 : 64.72% of lebanese pharmacists are female * 31-12-2019 : 486 medicines were submitted to the Ministry of Health for a marketing authorization, and 514 medicines were registered to date * 15-06-2018 : The Minister of Public Health, has decided to suspend the commercialization of AB Slim (Ab Care Medical Herbs), which contains sibutramine, sildenafil and phenolphthalein * 01-06-2020 : Some Non-Marketed medicines are still imported * 01-06-2020 : Ixempra, a medicinal product withdrawn in Europe is imported to lebanon * 01-06-2020 : A vaccine made in India, removed from WHO list of prequalified vaccines, is submitted for registration in Lebanon * 01-06-2020 : Lebanon has 14 CROs, and is ranked as one of the largest countries in the world in clinical studies. According to the WHO, 817 clinical studies are currently conducted in Lebanon. * 05-01-2021 : * 01-10-2023 : Adakveo is now withdrawn from use in the European Union due to lack of therapeutic efficacy *

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ATC Code ATC Description
A02BD15 A02BD15 Vonoprazan, Amoxicillin And Metronidazole
A02BX A02BX Other drugs for peptic ulcer and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD)
A02BX01 A02BX01 Carbenoxolone
A02BX02 A02BX02 Sucralfate
A02BX03 A02BX03 Pirenzepine
A02BX04 A02BX04 Methiosulfonium chloride
A02BX05 A02BX05 Bismuth subcitrate
A02BX06 A02BX06 Proglumide
A02BX07 A02BX07 Gefarnate
A02BX08 A02BX08 Sulglicotide
A02BX09 A02BX09 Acetoxolone
A02BX10 A02BX10 Zolimidine
A02BX11 A02BX11 Troxipide
A02BX12 A02BX12 Bismuth subnitrate
A02BX13 A02BX13 alginic acid
A02BX14 A02BX14 Rebamipide
A02BX51 A02BX51 carbenoxolone, combinations excl. psycholeptics
A02BX71 A02BX71 carbenoxolone, combinations with psycholeptics
A02BX77 A02BX77 gefarnate, combinations with psycholeptics
A02X A02X Other Drugs For Acid Related Disorders
A03 A03 Drugs for functional gastrointestinal disorders
A03A A03A Drugs For Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders
A03AA A03AA Synthetic anticholinergics, esters with tertiary amino group
A03AA01 A03AA01 oxyphencyclimine
A03AA03 A03AA03 camylofin
A03AA04 A03AA04 Mebeverine
A03AA05 A03AA05 trimebutine
A03AA06 A03AA06 rociverine
A03AA07 A03AA07 Dicycloverine
A03AA08 A03AA08 dihexyverine
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