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Egyptian Drug Authority pulls two prescription drugs from the market, citing irregularities
Health & Fitness

Egyptian Drug Authority pulls two prescription drugs from the market, citing irregularities

The Egyptian Drug Authority announced on Tuesday the withdrawal of the prescription drugs Mirage (500mg vial) and Saboctic (600mg FCT)…
Egypt’s Drug Authority withdraws counterfeit Betadine packages from market
Egypt

Egypt’s Drug Authority withdraws counterfeit Betadine packages from market

The Egyptian Drug Authority announced that several 120 ml packages of the antiseptic solution Betadine circulating in the market have…
Health Ministry returns recalled drug on market
Egypt

Health Ministry returns recalled drug on market

Egypt’s Health Ministry announced reinstating at pharmacies a previously recalled medication that contains the heart drug Valsartan. The drug was…
Medicines containing ‘Valsartan’ to be recalled; may cause cancer
Egypt

Medicines containing ‘Valsartan’ to be recalled; may cause cancer

Egypt’s Pharmacists’ Syndicate received a letter from pharmaceutical company Eipico, reporting that the company has addressed all branches to recall…
14 high pressure drugs recalled from pharmacies as they may lead to cancer
Health & Fitness

14 high pressure drugs recalled from pharmacies as they may lead to cancer

  The Ministry of Health and Population (MOHP) has announced that the Central Department of Pharmaceutical Affairs of the Ministry…
Government to issue ‘drug monitoring’ system to combat pharmaceutical fraud
Egypt

Government to issue ‘drug monitoring’ system to combat pharmaceutical fraud

The Ministry of Health has decided to issue a "drug monitoring" system which aims to control the pharmaceutical market, eliminate…
Egyptian patients scream amid life-saving drug shortages
Egypt

Egyptian patients scream amid life-saving drug shortages

In wake of Egyptian pound flotation, the country is suffering acute shortage of medications, especially those for treatment of leukemia,…
In Egypt, medicines disappear from shelves as dollar crisis bites
Egypt

In Egypt, medicines disappear from shelves as dollar crisis bites

Nahed Ibrahim has scoured Egypt in vain to find a regular supply of medication to help her mother to recover…
Hep C drug Daklinza to sell for only LE75: minister
Egypt

Hep C drug Daklinza to sell for only LE75: minister

The Health and Population Ministry has set the price for Daklinza, its latest local version of anti-hepatitis C drugs, at…
Expired drugs to be withdrawn from pharmacies starting October 17
Egypt

Expired drugs to be withdrawn from pharmacies starting October 17

Expired drugs estimated at over LE600 million will soon be taken off pharmacy shelves in accordance with an agreement between…
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