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Sunday, February 16, 2014
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KARACHI: A multi-national company has ultimately decided to withdraw its medicine – Flagyl - from the markets due to a number of complaints of negative affects on the patients.

 

The multi-national company, Sanofi Aventis Pakistan Ltd, manufacturer of Flagyl, has been receiving several complaints for a long time about Flagyl that creates infection in stomach and leaves intense negative affects on the patients. The infection of stomach of patients after using this medicine increased at high level.

 

Several doctors informed and brought into the notice of the company this problem; however, the company did not take any action on these complaints.

 

But due to sudden increase in the complaints, the company has announced to withdraw its medicine, Flagyl, from the market voluntarily.