The counterfeit batches (BXHUBD2 and BXHXL41, expiration date 09/2020) can be identified by the following features:
Photo BfArM: Counterfeit (left) and original without scattered light (right)
On 05 June 2019, the BfArM already announced the discovery of a counterfeit of Xarelto® (Charge BXHVHC3) in Great Britain. Further investigations on the origin of the counterfeits are still pending. The BfArM urges parallel distributors, wholesalers, pharmacists and users to check drugs of the batches mentioned and to report suspicious cases immediately.
BfArM: Drug Counterfeits