Labs declare 92 brands of medicines spurious in Punjab

Injections and many important medicines were spurious and unfit for patients


APP September 30, 2019
PHOTO: REUTERS

LAHORE: Drug testing laboratories in the province declared 92 brands of medicines spurious, which may cause health problems.

According to a report, the drug inspectors had collected 550 samples of different medicines from the market during the last two months and sent the samples for laboratory tests. The drugs labs declared that 92 brands including injections and many important medicines were spurious and unfit for patients. However, the provincial drug control unit of primary and secondary healthcare department, on the recommendations of the Provincial Quality Control Board, called for recalling all such medicines to save the patients from any complications.

The Punjab Quality Control Board advised consumers, distributors, hospitals administrations and retailers to recall the medicines of the batch and send the stock position to Chief Drugs Controller Office.

Published in The Express Tribune, September 30th, 2019.

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