The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) and Pharmacy Council (PC) have requested that people in general be careful with phony and unacceptable Hydrogen peroxide available.
A joint assertion by the FDA and PC in Accra, noticed that there had been deficiency of hydrogen peroxide in drug offices because of frenzy purchasing.
Another examination report showed that the utilization of hydrogen peroxide had demonstrated to give prompt insurance against COVID-19.
As per the examination, a hydrogen peroxide mouthwash could restrict SARS-CoV-2 diseases.
The customary oral cleanliness liquid, which is supposed to be modest, promptly accessible and protected to use in low fixation could be applied to lessen viral burden in the oral and nasal pits of COVID-19 in patients and to inactivate the infections they shed, it said.
The FDA and PC proclamation said: “This has offered ascend to the offer of phony and inadequate hydrogen peroxide available. Drug stores and over the counter medication shops are therefore forewarned to consistently purchase their stocks from authorized wholesalers and makers”.
It likewise reminded the general population to buy just FDA endorsed hydrogen peroxide and other therapeutic items and be keeping watch for the compulsory FDA enlistment numbers on such items, on the off chance that they were made locally in Ghana.
The assertion urged people in general to report instances of dubious meds to the FDA and the Pharmacy Council through the contacts – 0551112224/0551112225 and its web-based media handles and PC’s contacts 0557918347 and 0204361309.