Notice to medical treatment institutions and pharmacies in Latvia

Limited Liability Company BERLIN-CHEMIE/MENARINI BALTIC, as a distributor of medicinal products, is bound by the laws and regulations concerning the advertising of medicinal products, including Cabinet of Ministers Regulation No. 378 of 17 May 2011 “Procedures for Advertising Medicinal Products and Procedures by Which a Medicinal Product Manufacturer is Entitled to Give Free Samples of Medicinal Products to Physicians”.

Cabinet Regulation No. 378, inter alia, prescribes the requirements for the advertising of medicinal products intended for the general public. According to Paragraph 11.1 of this Regulation, the advertising of prescription medicinal products to the general public is prohibited. 

At the same time, the cooperation partners of Berlin-Chemie/Menarini are bound by the Third Party Code of Conduct (available at

The operation of Berlin-Chemie/Menarini is rooted in integrity and ethics, and we treat our duties prescribed by laws and regulations with the utmost care. Ensuring the compliance of our activities with the requirements of laws and regulations is our highest priority; however, as a result of human errors, there might be situations requiring cooperation between the manufacturer/distributor of medicinal products and medical treatment institutions and pharmacies in order to identify and timely prevent any irregularities as regards the advertising of medicinal products.

Therefore, Berlin-Chemie/Menarini asks all medical treatment institutions and pharmacies which are cooperating or have historically cooperated with Berlin-Chemie/Menarini in Latvia to carry out internal reviews in order to identify whether there are any advertising materials of Berlin-Chemie/Menarini at their disposal that might contain the advertising of prescription medicinal products and to immediately inform the Limited Liability Company BERLIN-CHEMIE/MENARINI BALTIC about such items to enable us to arrange for their removal from the public domain.

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In the case of any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us, by calling the telephone number: +371 67103210

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