JAMU RAMUAN TRADISIONAL MADURA SEHAT BADAN

CONTAMINATED WITH CONTROL POISONS

 

The Ministry of Health wishes to inform the public that a tradisional medicine known as ‘Jamu Ramuan Tradisional Madura Sihat Badan’ was found to contain phenylbutazone, a substance controlled under the Poison Act.

Long term unsupervised consumption of Phenylbutazone may lead to hearing disturbance, shortness of breath, swelling of face or lower legs and blood disorder.

The Public is advised not to purchase or consume this product.  Those who have the affected product are advised to destroy or surrender it to the Pharmacy Enforcement Section, Block 2G, 7th Floor, Bandar Seri Begawan Health Centre, Jalan Ong Sum Ping, Bandar Seri Begawan.

The Ministry Of Health would like to remind the public that it is an offence under Poisons Act to sell any product containing a substance controlled under the said act and the penalty for such an offence, upon conviction is a fine of $8,000.00 OR imprisonment of 6 months.

 

Dated   :    1st May 2003

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