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Table 3 Authenticity investigation and legitimacy verification results of the collected samples

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

Category Replies/total number Reply on samples/number of samples Authentic, %
Yes No Unknowna
China
 Manufacturer 1/9 9/35 25.7% 74.3%
 NRA of the manufacturing country 1/2 9/35 25.7% 74.3%
Personal import samples
 Manufacturer 1/11 28/59 47.5% 52.5%
 NRA of the manufacturing country 5/7 37/59 62.7% 37.3%
Myanmar
 Manufacturer 2/6 9/60 15.0%% 85.0%
 NRA of the manufacturing country 1/4 1/60 1.7% 98.3%
  1. aIt was not possible to check if the samples were genuine or the manufacturers were legitimate