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Monday, 08 February 2016 13:52

Falsified Postinor 2 In Circulation

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) hereby announces the circulation of fake Postinor 2 in the Nigerian market.

Postinor 2 is an emergency contraceptive (0.75mg Levonorgestrel). The genuine product is manufactured by Gedeon Richter. The falsified Postinor 2 is found to contain no active pharmaceutical ingredient.

Details of the falsified batch of Postinor 2 are as follows:

Batch Number                         T38012

Expiry Date                            08.2018

Manufacturing Date                08.2013


The packaging is in English, French and Spanish languages and has a non-usable white “scratch area’’ on the reverse side of the pack. The batch number, manufacturing and expiry dates relate to a genuine batch of Postinor 2. The genuine manufacturers of Postinor 2 have confirmed the package is falsified.

NAFDAC implores all outlets with this product to immediately remove them from circulation. Also, consumers in possession of the falsified Postinor 2 should discontinue use, contact a healthcare professional for advice and report adverse events to NAFDAC PRASCOR (20543-Toll free from all networks) or via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.          

NAFDAC......... Safeguarding the health of the nation!

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