Two fake versions of Quinine Sulphate have been identified by the federal government in a statement signed by the Director, Media and Public relations of the Ministry of health, Boade Akinola.
Quinine sulphate is used in the treatment of Malaria. Akinola said one of the fake products was named Quinine Sulfate 300 mg with 1000 Tablets per container, Batch Number 10H05, expiry date 09/2018 and its date of manufacture is 09/2014. She stated that the drug manufactured by Novadina Pharmaceutical
The other version of the fake drug was Quinine Sulphate 300mg with 100 Tablets per container; batch F4387, expiry date 11/18 and its date of manufacture is 12/14. She explained that the product was manufactured in India by CAD Pharm.
The society is hereby advised to be alert and check drugs carefully before purchase.