MoHAP issues warnings against certain medicines and food supplements

MoHAP issues warnings against certain medicines and food supplements

The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has issued public warnings on the use of dietary supplements due to their alarming side effects, including a sharp drop in blood pressure, anxiety, irritability, nervousness and rapid heartbeat. MoHAP also warned against the interaction between some contraceptive medicines and an anti-epileptic. The ministry has recalled several products for violations and some of these include food supplements which contain salmonella bacteria; drugs used to relieve heartburn and acid indigestion; and a medical device used in medical image management.

MoHAP is also directing all concerned entities to take the necessary procedures to recall the following products for failing to meet the set safety standards to prevent their distribution and importation and most of these products are not registered with the drug department in the Ministry of Health And Prevention: Shedfat Maxx capsule, a weight loss product produced by Shedfat LLC; ‘Depakine’, an anti-epileptic medicine; Kratom products containing kartom herb which is sold as a food supplement online by PDX Aromatics, DBA Kraken Kratom, Phytoextractum and Soul Speciosa; Omacid Chewable tablets produced by Oman Industries Co. 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