Drug Safety Alerts
Tablet: Cure-C 400mg (SOFOSBUVIR)
Description: Light orange coloured oblong shaped biconvex tablet contained in the plastic jar.
Batch No. 17K388
Manufactured by: Global Pharmaceuticals (Pvt.) Ltd. Islamabad, Pakistan
Background: Provincial Drug Inspector collected the sample from Allied Hospital, Faisalabad and sent it to the Punjab Drug Testing Laboratory (DTL) for testing and analysis.
Problem: The product failed to comply the stated specifications of weight variation. Therefore, DTL has declared it SUB-STANDARD. This product may show fluctuations in drug adsorption and may fail to produce consistent therapeutic effect.
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 avoid 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
Govt. of the Punjab