Unregistered medicines worth millions seized from pharma company
On Tuesday, the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan seized unregistered medicine worth millions form a private pharmaceutical company in Islamabad.
Lahore and Islamabad’s federal drug inspectors raided Adcock Pharmaceuticals, said a representative of the heath ministry. He said,
“During the raid, stock of unregistered medicines worth millions was found.”
As per the DRAP Act, the company has been sealed, he said. The authority is investigating the incident further.
“We are working on making the country free from all kinds of unregistered and substandard medicines,” said Special Assistant for Health Dr Zafar Mirza.
He made sure that proper investigations will take place and those at fault will be punished.
“The government is looking forward to the provision of standard medicines,” Mirza said.