Drug Safety Alerts

Attention (ALERT)!

Bronchilate Syrup has been Declared SUB-STANDARD by Drug Testing Laboratory Punjab!

Syrup: BRONCHILATE (60ml)

Description: Pale Colored Liquid in Amber Glass Bottle.

Registration No. 006981

Batch No. 9938

Manufactured by: Novamed Pharmaceuticals (Pvt) Ltd. 28-Km, Ferozepur Road, Lahore.

Background: Provincial Drug Inspector collected the sample from Tehsil Renala Khurd District Okara, and sent it to the Punjab Drug Testing Laboratory (DTL) for testing and analysis.

Problem: Manufacturer has claimed Salbutamol 2mg/5ml. But the DTL has determined Salbutamol 1.297mg/5ml (64.855%) that doesn’t comply the stated specifications. Therefore, DTL has been declared it SUB-STANDARD.

Recommendation: This product does not meet appropriate quality standards and specifications and may therefore, be ineffective and potentially harmful to patients. All concerned are intimated to keep caution in procurement, dispensation, promotion and use of this pharmaceutical product.

Note. Healthcare professionals and consumers are encouraged to report adverse events or side effects related to the use of any pharmaceutical product to Provincial Drugs Control Unit Punjab through mentioned URL: mss.punjab.gov.pk/reporttgrp

Drug Safety Alerts,

Provincial Drug Control Unit,

Primary & Secondary Healthcare Department,

Govt. of the Punjab