Vietnam receives warning of false heart medication

The Vietnam Drug Administration was warned of false heart medication Vastarel yesterday.

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The Vietnam Drug Administration was warned of false heart medication Vastarel yesterday.

As per Les Laboratoires Servier Vietnam’s report attached with survey and chemical analysis, false  heart medication Vastarel 20mg with registered number VN-16510-13 and production batch 9298852 is fake product.

Worse, the fake product is an impostor Les Laboratoires Servier - France

Consumers can distinguish the fake easily because words in the product are blurred and difficult to read while words on the genuine are sharp.

Vastarel is a cytoprotective drug whose cardiovascular effectiveness, especially in patients with stable ischemic heart disease. 


By Khanh Nguyen - translated by Uyen Phuong

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