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Thursday, 15 October 2015 00:00

Circulation Of Counterfeit Petindan 50mg/Ml Syrup

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The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control hereby inform the general public that the German Federal Institute of Drug and Medical Devices (BfArM) has alerted National and International authorities on the circulation of counterfeit Petnidan 50mg/ml Syrup in the Turkish markets.

Petnidan Syrup contains ethosuximide which is an anticonvulsant used in the treatment of seizures in patients with epilepsy.

The counterfeit Petnidan 50mg/ml Syrup is marketed by Desitin Arzneimittel GmbH and labeled in German language with batch number X514 and expiry date of October, 2015.

NAFDAC implores the members of the public to be pro-active by ensuring that any information on the counterfeit Petnidan Syrup is reported to the nearest NAFDAC office to enable the Agency take appropriate regulatory action.

NAFDAC…..Safeguarding the health of the Nation.

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