No “killer” anti-malarial drugs in circulation: NAFDAC replies Senate.

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has said that there are no “killer” antimalarial medicines in circulation in the country. NAFDAC‘s Acting Director-General, Dr. Yetunde Oni, at a press briefing in Lagos on Tuesday, also urged Nigerians not to panic over the news of banned anti-malarial drugs been sold in the […]

Setting the record straight on social media baseless rumour.

Contrary to the unsubstantiated rumour making rounds on social media that some antimalarial products were banned in Europe because they cause kidney failure or damage. The drugs are not known to cause that and they are ORAL MONOTHERAPIES which ARE NOT the recommended medicines for treatment of UNCOMPLICATED MALARIA in Nigeria and many other countries […]

Court to NAFDAC: Warn consumers against taking Fanta, Sprite with Vitamin C.

Lagos High Court sitting at Igbosere has ordered the National Agency For Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to order the Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC) Plc to put a written warning on Fanta and Sprite bottles stating that both soft drinks are poisonous when consumed along with Vitamin C. The court also held that […]