Mexico : Officials issue several alerts after identifying batches of fake medicines

The Federal Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risk (COFREPRIS) has issued five national alerts for fake and stolen medicines:
– Atripla (an antiretroviral medicine used to treat HIV) with batch number M370810A and expiry date 23/01/2021, in a bottle with 30 tablets of 600, 200 and 300 milligrams.
– Prednefrin SF (anti-inflammatory for ophthalmic use) in a 5ml dropper bottle, with batch numbers 01743, expiry date 06/11/2020; 06824, expiry date 01/01/2021, and 99122, expiry date 07/09/2020.
– Sprycel (used for various types of leukemia) 50 and 70 milligram tablets, with batch numbers 2G6026H, 2G6085D and KC0134,
– And 200 milligrams of Tegretol LC (used as an anticonvulsant for epileptic disorders) with batch numbers T13918 and N0022.

COFREPRIS also announced that the following treatment has been stolen: Trulicity (a medicine for type 2 diabetes) in a 1.5 milligram / 0.5 milliliter solution, with batch number D132092D and expiration date 08/06/2021.

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