Substandard arthritis medicine pulled from shelves
HA NOI — The Ha Noi Department of Health has suspended an antiphlogistic, which is often used for arthritis, from circulation for substandard quality.
Diclofenac, which was manufactured by the Mediplantex National Pharmaceutical Joint Stock Company, did not dissolve in accordance with regulations, according to the department.
The director of Mediplantex has been instructed to submit a report on the progress of the product's withdrawal from shelves by August 9. — VNS