PharmaConsult Technical Consultancy covers the following Product Categories;
Pharmaceutical Prescription Medicine
The law defines a medicine as having to have a physiological effect on the body, whether it is used to prevent, treat or diagnose conditions or interfering with the normal operation of the body. It does not include such things as contact lens fluids, food supplements and cosmetics.
The term ‘medical device’ covers all products used in healthcare for the diagnosis, prevention, monitoring or treatment of illness or disability. The range of products is very wide: it includes contact lenses and condoms; heart valves and hospital beds; resuscitators and radiotherapy machines; surgical instruments and syringes; wheelchairs and walking frames or other assistive technology products – many thousands of items used each and every day by healthcare providers and patients.
Alternative Medicines or Supplements
consists of practices claimed to have the healing effects of medicine but which are disproven, unproven, impossible to prove, or are excessively harmful in relation to their effect; and where the scientific consensus is that the therapy does not, or cannot, work because the known laws of nature are violated by its basic claims
Consumers of cosmetic and personal care products must be compliant with the Cosmetics regulations to ensure the safety and a strong commitment by manufacturers to utilize the best science and latest available research data to substantiate the safety of a cosmetic product before it is placed on the market.