NAFDAC Raises Alarm Over Circulation Of Fake Cold Caplet
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has alerted the public, over the circulation of a fake mixagrip cold caplets in Gombe state.
A statement by the Director-General of NAFDAC, Prof. Moji Adeyeye, on Thursday, says that the fake drugs that had no name and address of the manufacturer was discovered during routine surveillance in Gombe metropolis.
“During routine surveillance in Gombe, NAFDAC discovered the circulation of fake mixagrip caplets.
“The drugs were without the name and address of the manufacturer, instead, it was just written manufactured in India for Afrowell Exports Mumbai, India.
“Other important features accompanying the pack include: Code No. -MH/DRUGS/MH/101063A; Batch No. – V18635; Manufacturing date – 10/2018 with Expiry date reading 09/2021,” Adeyeye disclosed.
The NAFDAC boss clarified that the genuine product was manufactured in Nigeria by Orange Kalbe Limited with address at 66/68 Town Planning Way, Ilupeju, Lagos State.