Adulterated Drugs have become a major problem for Pharmaceutical Industries and
Government. Citizens in different countries are facing major problem of counterfeit
drugs which is abolishing the faith of people in pharmaceutical industries and the
Government. To scuffle with the counterfeit drugs progressively, many pharmaceutical
companies are investing in Drug Pedigree System.
The Drug Pedigree System (QDPS) utilizes the RFID (Radio Frequency Identification)
Technology to fight with drug counterfeiting. The canisters containing the medicines
are tagged with embedded electronic chips, which have a unique code for a specific
product or multiple products. The product is inspected at the end terminal for authentication
by means of electronic gadgets. A digital record is created for the transaction
and a receipt is provided. The distribution process is completely recorded from
the start till the end.
Quark Gen IT Solutions evocates a least prerequisite:
It will require bulky data storage capacity due to sudden increase in the data shared
between the company and the traders.
Everyone in the supply chain will have to send an inventory of precise records back
to the manufacturer.
The information will be maintained before a product is being dispatched from the
manufacturer. This is supposed to be a mandatory step before dispatch.
Traders in the supply chain must send back the manuscript for authentication to
the manufacturer or C&F Agent and should certify the shipment for complete authentication.