|Neo-Tergynan, a medicine for gynaecological treatment. – Illustration photo|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI – Hà Nội health department has asked local health services centres to suspend the selling and prescribing of Neo-Tergynan for gynaecological problems, fearing fake drugs.
The department on Tuesday also asked public and private hospitals and health clinics, besides drug firms and stores in the city to re-examine their medicine lists and to promptly stop the use of this medicine.
It said district health departments would be in charge of supervising the suspension of this medicine’s use by local drug stores.
The department’s Medicine Testing Centre was asked to strengthen inspections of distribution of medicines and to inform authorised agencies if it detected Neo-Tergynan being sold in the city.
On August 5, the Ministry of Health’s Drug Administration conveyed its doubts about fake Neo-Tergynan, which is manufactured by France’s Sophartex and imported in Việt Nam by Việt Hà Medicine JSC. – VNS