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Jakarta – The head of the Food and Drug Supervisory Agency (BPOM RI) Penny K Lukito was forced to step down in relation to a case of acute kidney failure which is believed to have been caused by contamination of ethylene glycol and diethylene glycol in syrup medicine. This pressure was previously expressed by the […]

Complete List of Syrup for Children and Adults that are Safe for Consumption

Jakarta, CNNIndonesia — National Agency of Drug and Food Control (BPOM) states there are already 294 syrup medicine in Indonesia which are declared safe or free from propylene glycol (PG) solvent raw materials and finished medicinal products containing ethylene glycol (EG) and diethylene glycol (DEG) that exceed the threshold. Head of BPOM Penny K Lukito […]

73 Drug Syrup Banned from Circulation, Apart from that it’s Guaranteed to be Safe?

Jakarta – The Indonesian Food and Drug Supervisory Agency (BPOM) has revoked the distribution permits of 73 of five pharmaceutical companies. This action was in the aftermath of the finding of ethylene glycol (EG) and diethylene glycol (DEG) contamination that exceeded the threshold. Although not yet conclusive, EG-DEG contamination is believed to be one of […]

Complete List of 69 Syrup Drugs Prohibited from Circulating in the Market by BPOM Regarding Ethylene Glycol Contamination

PEOPLE’S MIND – The Food and Drug Supervisory Agency imposed administrative sanctions on three private pharmaceutical companies because they were proven to have used Propylene Glycol (PG) solvent as a raw material containing Ethylene Glycol (EG) contaminants exceeding the safe threshold for syrup drugs being circulated. The three companies in question are PT Yarindo Farmatama […]

Children’s Acute Kidney Failure, the Ministry of Trade Meets with the Association of Pharmaceutical Companies and Distributors

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – The government stated that it had discussed cases of acute kidney failure in children with stakeholders in the pharmaceutical sector. These business actors include drug manufacturers, associations of pharmaceutical companies and pharmacies, distributors in the field of drugs, and online sales associations (idEA). This was conveyed by the Director General of Consumer […]

WHO Releases Warning of 8 Syrup Drugs Banned by BPOM RI

Jakarta, CNN Indonesia — World Health Organization (WHO) issued a stern warning prohibiting the use of eight syrup medicine containing contaminants ethylene glycol and diethylene glycol following the announcement of the Indonesian Food and Drug Supervisory Agency (BPOM RI). These eight syrup drugs are thought to have side effects that have led to an increase […]