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Dependence also for ibuprofen and paracetamol

Drug production in China.

Fever and pain medications for children based on the active ingredients paracetamol or ibuprofen have become in short supply in Germany. The current bottleneck is not caused by problems with shipments from China, but is mainly the result of extreme demand. But the shortages can be seen as a warning shot. After all, Germany’s supply of antipyretics is also dependent on imports. And the most important countries of origin are India and China.

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