Drugs: Lima ended the prescription of anti-influenza drugs

The Peruvian Ministry of Health banned the prescription of drugs against flu, saying that they can be used to manufacture ecstasy, said Thursday the agency Notimex.

Now, these drugs will be sold on doctor’s prescription.

A spokesman for the ministry said the measure was already in force, but some pharmacies still the counter anti-influenza drugs, risk of being fined $ 1,200.

The Ecstasy is a synthetic drug causing hallucinations that can last several hours. According to the Center of Peru in the fight against drugs, tablets circulating in the capital, Lima, contain 150 milligrams of the drug. Consumption of a single character can cause death.

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