Home » Breaking News » Codeine cough syrups banned; access to Tramadol restricted

Codeine cough syrups banned; access to Tramadol restricted

The Health Ministry has banned the manufacture, distribution and sale of cough syrups containing codeine and has restricted access to Tramadol in the country.

The Food and Drugs Authority in a public notice said “their registration and market authorizations are hereby revoked and NO PERSON shall manufacture, import or offer them for sale.”

READ ALSO  Over 1500 cervical cancer patients die annually

It further adds that all approved dosage forms and strengths of the codeine drugs registered by the Authority will be re-classified as “Controlled Drugs and Prescription Only Medicines” and will only be dispensed upon proof of valid prescription.

READ ALSO  Timber sellers to help replenish Ghana’s depleting forests

Tramadol Codeine

 

Source: Myjoyonline.com

x

Check Also

Forestry Commission seized 3,000 chainsaw machines at Goaso

The Goaso District office of the Forestry Services Division( FSD) of the Forestry Commission has ...