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Health Ministry warns of unauthorized Neurobión ® 50 mil syrup bottle circulating in Belize

Posted: Thursday, August 31, 2017. 9:33 a.m. CST.

By BBN Staff: The Ministry of Health has issued a press release informing the public of an unauthorized Neurobión ® 50 mil syrup 240ml bottle that has been found to be circulating in the Belize market.

According to the release, investigations conducted by the Ministry indicate that this Neurobión ® 50 mil has not been granted an importation permit for entry into Belize and they believe that the quality may be compromised.

The product has been removed from the establishments where it was found and health officials continue to remain vigilant for any unauthorized product that may be present in the country.

The product details are as follows:

Product Name: Neurobión ® 50 mil (Vitamins B1 + B6 + B12)

Batch Number: 05496

Expiry Date: Nov/2020

Stated Active Pharmaceutical ingredient: Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Hydroxocobalamin, Cyanocobalamin and Lidocaine Chlorhydrate

Stated Manufacturer: Merck

The Ministry of Health recommends:

  1. If you are in possession of this product, please do not use it.
  2. Pharmacists are asked to remove these from shelves and report suppliers of these products as these have not been authorized by the Ministry of Health.

3.Report any suspicious pharmaceuticals, herbal supplements and vitamins including this product and similar presentations to your nearest drug inspector.

The Ministry reassures the public that it is taking the necessary measures to ensure that safe, effective and quality pharmaceuticals and related supplies are in the supply chain and the protection and safety of all remains of paramount importance to Belizeans.

Reports on this product or any suspicious product can be sent to: [email protected]

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