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Public Alert No. 0004/2019 – Alert on Falsely Labelled Menthodex Cough Mixture

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) alerts the public, especially the health care providers on falsely labelled Menthodex Cough Mixture. The Menthodex Cough Mixture falsely labelled with manufacturing date of APR 2019 is widely circulated on social media.

Genuine Menthodex Cough Mixture manufactured by Bells Sons & Co (Druggist) Limited, Gifford House, Slidburn Crescent, South Port, Merseyside  PR 9 9AL, United Kingdom is registered by NAFDAC. The registered genuine Menthodex Cough Mixture is imported and distributed by Ceemike Pharmaceutical Co. Limited, 2 Nnomka Close, Off Benster Crescent, Maza-Maza, Lagos.

The registered genuine Menthodex Cough Mixture imported and distribute by Ceemike Pharmaceutical Co. Limited, Lagos has manufacturing date of APR 2018.

The Managing Director of Ceemike Pharmaceutical Co. Limited, Lagos has confirmed that they did not import Menthodex Cough Mixture with false manufacturing date of APR 2019.

Surveillance has been strengthened by NAFDAC at all ports of entry to prevent importation of falsely labelled Menthodex Cough Mixture. The Agency has heightened surveillance to prevent distribution and sales of Menthodex Cough Mixture falsely labelled with manufacturing date of APR 2019.

Anybody in possession of Menthodex Cough Mixture falsely labelled with manufacturing date of APR 2019 should submit it to the nearest NAFDAC office.

Health care providers and other members of the public are advised to obtain genuine NAFDAC registered Menthodex Cough Mixture imported and distributed by Ceemike Pharmaceutical Co. Limited, Lagos from authentic and reliable sources.

Consumers are advised to report adverse events related to the use of medicines to the nearest NAFDAC office, NAFDAC PRASCOR (20543 TOLL FREE from all networks) or via pharmacovigilance@nafdac.gov.ng

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