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  • Life - Health & Wellness
  • Updated: April 04, 2024

NAFDAC alerts Nigerians against sale of counterfeit injection in circulation

NAFDAC alerts Nigerians against sale of counterfeit injectio

The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned the public warning regarding the sale of counterfeit TANDAK injection 1.5g powder and water for injection, manufactured by Intracin Pharmaceuticals PVT. LTD in Gujarat, India.  

The discovery of this product in Gombe state, Nigeria, was reported to the agency by Marcson Healthcare Ltd., the Marketing Authorization Holder.

NAFDAC disclosed that the illegal circulation of counterfeit medicines poses significant health risks to consumers, as these products do not adhere to regulatory standards, compromising safety, quality, and efficacy. 

Reacting to this discovery, NAFDAC has instructed all zonal directors and state coordinators to conduct surveillance and eliminate counterfeit products from their respective zones and states. 

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