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Table 1 Overview of collected samples by sampling site, category and strength

From: Patient safety and public health concerns: poor dissolution rate of pioglitazone tablets obtained from China, Myanmar and internet sites

Sampling Site Year Category Strength
15 mg 30 mg 45 mg Total, n
China (Shanghai) 2012 Originator Brand 9 44
Generic 35
Personal import samples 2013 Originator Brand 19 4 5 59
Generic 19 9 3
Yangon, Myanmar 2015 Originator Brand 1 60
Generic 59
Total number of samples, n = 163