The Main Pharmaceutical Inspector issued an important announcement. Medicinal products are disappearing from sale. They should not be eaten

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Some series of popular products were withdrawn from sale.

 The Chief Pharmaceutical Inspector issued an important announcement. Medicinal products are disappearing from sale. Do not eat them

According to the portal “RMF FM”, GIF has issued an announcement regarding the withdrawal from sale of some series of medicinal products. People who have them should not accept them. What specificities are we talking about?

GIF message

On Twitter, GIF published information about the withdrawal of two medicinal products from the market in our country. The first is solution for injection 100 mg/ml Vitaminum C Teva (Acidum ascorbicum) . Batch number X05459A with expiry date until March 31, 2023 was withdrawn from sale.

The entity responsible is Teva Pharmaceuticals Polska Sp. z o.o. and it was this company that informed about the discovery of a quality defect in the product. It turned out that the results obtained during the tests were outside the accepted specification limits for the drug.

The exact content of the decision A GIF about this product can be found here.

Second product withdrawn from sale

The second product that has been withdrawn from pharmacies in Poland is Amiodarone Hameln, 50 mg/ml with the batch number 139503A with the expiry date until September 2023. The Marketing Authorization Holder for this medicine is Hameln Pharma GMBH.

For this product, the reason for the recall decision is a notification sent from the Rapid Alert system, which contained information about increased crystallization of the product, which is considered a quality defect.

You can find the exact wording of the GIF decision about this product here.

You should not take any of the products mentioned in this release. Drugs withdrawn from the market, as well as those with expired shelf life, should be handed over to pharmacies. Under no circumstances should they throw them into the ordinary garbage.

Do you have any of these medicines in your home medicine chests?

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