Cancer drugs containing toxic active ingredients enter Vietnam
Over the past time, the Ministry of Health has repeatedly warned about the status of poor quality drugs and cosmetics.
On Aug. 12, the agency warned about fake antibiotics.
People are advised not to trade or use counterfeit, poor quality products of unknown origin.
Imported two batches of drugs containing Capecitabine active ingredient – on the list of poisons but did not have an import license by the Ministry of Health.
Accordingly, this company has imported 3,042 boxes of Capetero 500 pills, lot numbers CAH221625B and CAH221626B containing Capecitabine active ingredient.
This is a drug used in the treatment of colorectal cancer and breast cancer.