Wednesday, 29 March

Beware of fake malaria drug called Combiart tablets – FDA cautions

Health News

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) as part of its market surveillance activities says it has identified the presence of falsified (counterfeit) antimalarial drug called COMBIART Tablets (Artemether/Lumefantrine 20/120) on our market.

Samples of this drug from the Northern Region, according to the Authority, did not contain any of the two active pharmaceutical ingredients stated on the label, hence can be classified as falsified.

The, FDA, therefore is cautioning health workers and the public to be on the lookout and report to the Authority the presence of this particular antimalarial drug- Combiart Tablets with the aforementioned details.

Source: Mensah