ISLAMABAD: A significant crackdown towards faux and unlawful medicines carried out within the federal capital as Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) inspectors raided 21 pharmacies, distributors and medical shops in Islamabad on Friday, ARY Information reported.
Sources stated that 5 pharmacies and medical shops have been sealed in Islamabad over the violation of DRAP Act for an applicable storage system and companies of pharmacists. The groups have additionally recovered 55 unlawful and smuggled medicines price thousands and thousands.
DRAP officers carried out the motion over a criticism of substandard magnificence lotions, whereas, numerous samples of magnificence lotions had been examined in laboratories over the orders of the authority, sources added.
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The well being consultants discovered the presence of over amount of steroidal drug in a well-known model of magnificence cream, which led by the DRAP official to take motion towards the manufacturing firm, sources stated.
Earlier on October 24, PM’s Particular Assistant on Well being Dr Zafar Mirza had introduced that the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) is launching a national marketing campaign towards substandard medicines.
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He stated a crackdown is being launched all through the nation to eradicate the menace of unregistered, spurious and sub-standard medication.
Along with medication high quality, he added, drug regulatory authority of Pakistan can even take stern motion towards violation of fastened costs of medicines.
Dr. Mirza stated the provision of medicines can also be a excessive precedence for the well being ministry in addition to its implementation devices like DRAP. He added the inspectors of DRAP and provincial drug administrations have the complete assist of the federal government, together with well being and civil administration from all the degrees of the federal government.