The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has raised an alarm that there is a fake diabetic product/drugs in circulation called the ‘Insulin tea’. READ ALSO: NAFDAC Raises Alarm On Fake COVID-19 Vaccines
A statement released on Sunday, March 28 by the Director-General of the agency, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, warns against the product, admonishing the public to stop buying nor taking the fake Insulin tea because of its negative health implications.
”NAFDAC wishes to notify the public of the circulation of an unregistered and a fake product called insulin tea claimed to reduce blood sugar level and ‘delete’ sugar in the body.
Please note that the NAFDAC number shown on the packaging of this product (Nafdac Reg. No. 01-8662) is fake; the insulin tea poses a danger to the health of the public.
Members of the public are implored to contact the nearest NAFDAC office with any information concerning the distribution, sale, and use of the fake insulin tea.”the statement reads in part
She also advised those who had already bought and taken the product to report its adverse effects to the nearest NAFDAC office.
She urged Nigerians to report such incidents through the toll-free NAFDAC PRASCOR 20543 from all networks and pharmacovigilance @nafdac.gov.ng. She also stated that the report could also be made via www.nafdac.gov.ng.
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