Fake Coartem Tablet in Circulation – Pharmacist cries out
According to Ahmed, the imitators spell the drug wrongly and even shared pictures of the fake one. He urged the public to report any one they come in contact and be vigilant in using drugs because it is dangerous to the health.
The difference is the spelling of “NOVRTS” instead of “NOVARTIS”
He wrote : FAKE COARTEM TABLET IN CIRCULATION ! I humbly request you to be vigilant and report distribution and sale of fake Coartem tablet to the nearest NAFDAC Office for regulatory action. Note that the manufacturer on the fake Coartem tablet was written as NOVRTS instead of NOVARTIS.
The picture of the fake drug: