Analysis and Characterization of Quality Systems in the Natural Medicinal Products Industry in Costa Rica and the world.
Hernández Jiménez, Natalia
Ortuño Montero, Natalia
Rojas Salas, María Fernanda
Chavarría Rojas, Marianela
Vargas Zúñiga, Rolando
Madrigal Redondo, German Leonardo
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The use of natural products has been a practice carried out by people throughout history to take care of their health and to alleviate a wide variety of ailments. The reasons for the use of natural medicine at this time, with so many advances in pharmacology, are varied, among which are the dissatisfaction of the immediate needs of people to feel better about themselves and the economic factor. It must be considered that not everything natural is good. Therefore, the products manufactured and distributed under the line of Natural Medicinal Products must go through a verification and certification process, ensuring that they contain sufficient information on their composition and effects to avoid the risks that they may bring to those who consume them. This research describes good practices in the manufacture of natural products and shows the establishment of a Quality Management System in the pharmaceutical industry in different countries of the world. Finally, the use of natural products in Costa Rica is detailed, certain aspects to establish a Quality Management System in the country, as well as its importance.
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