The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) earlier Today alerted the public on the circulation of fake Mixagrip cold Caplets in Gombe state.
The Director General for NAFDAC, Professor Moji Adeyeye said this fake drug has been in circulation all over Gombe State.
She made this known today at the Abuja office that the drug was discovered during a routine surveillance in Gombe metropolis.
She also added that the drug were found to be without name and address of the manufacturer.
“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 genuine product was manufactured in Nigeria by Orange Kalbe Limited with address at 66/68 Town Planning Way, Ilupeju, Lagos State, said Prof. Adeyeye